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Gold Key Matching Service

The Gold Key Matching Service is designed to be the most cost effective means for U.S. exporters to enter the important and complex Russian market. The program aims to make our clients' time in Russia as productive, informative and fruitful as possible. The program features:

  • Appointments (typically four per day) with prescreened Russian firms
  • Background and contact information on each potential partner, such as: the size of the company; number of years in business; product or service lines; and capability to provide after-sales service
  • Customized market briefing with U.S. Commercial Service staff
  • Available market research on the relevant industry sector
  • Debriefing with U.S. Commercial staff to discuss results and plan follow-up action and more!

The cost structure for the Gold Key Service is:


SME Company*

SME New-to-Export Companies using Service for first time

1st time SME/NTE (CS received 200$ or more for any service)

Large Company*

Large Company 2nd day

Gold Key Service (Matchmaking)







$560 per day (prices are subject to change)


$25 per page (prices are subject to change)

Car and Driver

$290 per day (prices are subject to change)

Airport Pick-up

$75 to $110 depending on the car

*A Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or self-certified as a small business under SBA regulations. A large company is defined as a firm with more than 500 employees. Subsidiaries will be classified based on the size of the parent company.

In connection with the Gold Key Matching Service, we offer an array of logistical support options which include airport pick-up/drop-off, ground transport to business meetings; interpreter services and A/V equipment rental.

To start planning your Gold Key visit to Russia, please refer to our staff directory and contact the specialist for your industry or call +7(495)728-5580.