November, 18, in Moscow , the last in this year meeting of the Association of Consulting Companies ASCONCO took place.

During the meeting the participants discussed the possibility of further reducing the payroll tax for consulting companies. They also debate available ways of promotion of the ASCONCO’s brand. With lively interest the participants acquainted with the presentation of a candidate for membership in ASCONCO "Excit group".
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most important agreement between the professional consulting magazine "Management Consultant" and ASCONCO was reached at the meeting. The magazine will provide a platform for organizing a public discussion of consultants professional standard, developed and promoted by ASCONCO on the basis of European standard CEN / TC 381 ( The European Committee for Standardization Technical Committee 381), recommended for distribution in the EU member states.
The participants also shared news of the Russian markets,
heard the news of  consulting companies, discussed the financial statement for 2011 and other important issues.
"Overall, I am satisfied with the previous year - says Evgeny Emelianov, president of ASCONCO. - Our structure continues to grow; ASCONCO became a regular participant of international and European meetings. ASCONCO has already its own tradition – it’s the third year when we held an annual conference in St. Petersburg. We regularly provide information on the activities of the Russian consulting community in a special information column of the European consulting portal, giving interviews to foreign journalists.
Although not all the goals set in the beginning of the year have been achieved, the general feeling from the work of colleagues remains very positive. "