From 11 to 13 March, the President of ICWAG, L.V. Gelibterman visited Ufa for the participation as a judge and tutor at the semi-final “From Ural to Povolzhye” of the Russia-wide competition “Masters of the hospitality”. The President of ICWAG got involved with a talk-show “Conversation with a tutor”, gave an interview to some national and local media, took part at the two rounds of “Masters’ battle” as an expert, played a role as a judge at the competition for finalists and handed out the awards to participants of the semi-final from twelve regions of Russia. Besides the working at the competition, L.V. Gelibterman held talks about partnership with the Chairman of the State Committee on Tourism for the Republic of Bashkortostan S.T. Nafikov, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan R.H. Muratov and the Deputy Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in Volga Federal District O.A. Mashkovets.