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1С to provide equipment and software for IT skills at WorldSkills Kazan 2019


29.11.2018, 15:17

1С company will become a WorldSkills Kazan 2019 partner. The company is ready to provide the equipment and software required for the IT Skills Competition at the cost of 1,500,000 euro.

During the Final of the 2nd National Interacademic WorldSkills Competition, Boris Nuraliev, Head of 1C company, Andrey Pogorelov, Deputy Director General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, and Robert Urazov, Director General of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Union, signed a partnership agreement.  

1C company will become a WorldSkills Kazan 2019 partner in terms of the “Information and communication technologies” section. “1C is among those companies which create growth points within IT industry and take a leading role in the development of professional IT skills. We are glad to accept the fact that our longstanding partnership gets stronger and we have an opportunity to scale up our cooperation”, Robert Urazov admitted.

“The most important resource in information technologies is people. Cooperation with the Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Union makes it possible to increase the practice orientation of preparation and progress of young IT specialists. We are happy to contribute to the implementation of the WorldSkills Kazan Competition and hope to demonstrate a high level of Russian information technologies in whole, making joint efforts”, Boris Nuraliev noted.

About 1C company

1C Company is an independent Russian software and IT service developer, publisher, and supporter. One of the most famous products of the company is a business software suite “1C:Predpriyatiye” (1C:Enterprise) which is successfully being used  for management and accounting work automation in more than 1,500 organizations. 1C conducts business with users by means of a partner network which unites 7,400 companies in 750 Russian cities. For more information visit  

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will bring together more than 1,600 young professionals representing over 60 countries and regions who will compete in 56 skills. It will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. It is expected that more than 250,000 spectators will attend the Competition and associated events.

Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer