Six Proposals for the Facade of the ExpoForum CEC
Today, there was a presentation of the possible facades for the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre (CEC).
The archictects Sergei Choban and Evgeny Gerasimov presented the ExpoForum directors with six options for the facade. Each had fundamentally different styles, and propose the use of various materials: natural and artificial stone, glass, metal and ceramics.
``Each of the proposals is interesting in its own way,'' said Anatoly Erkulov, general director of ExpoForum jsc. ``Our task is to choose the one that best fits the functionality of the CEC, and which is optimal from the point of view of construction technology, and convenient for use.''
After discussion and consultations with various specialists, one of the options will be approved and become the basis of the architectural project. The winner will be placed on the company's website.
The Sixth Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference took place in Moscow on Oct. 25 to 27. Artem Klykov, head of hotel and office real estate at ExpoForum jsc, attended the conference and discussed the development of Russia’s hotel industry with leading experts.
ExpoForum participated in a meeting at the Committee for Energy and Infrastructure that discussed the construction of the transport and utilities infrastructure around the site of the future convention and exhibition centre. Representatives from VTB bank were also present at the meeting. VTB is involved with developing the site at the intersection of the Pulkovo Highway and the Volkhonsky Highway.
The St Petersburg City Committee for State Control and Protection of Historical and Cultural Sites (KGIOP) approved the transport system in the vicinity of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.
ExpoForum jsc signed an agreement with the German company, K3 Planungsgeselschaft mbH & Co KG, to create a system of dining services at the future convention and exhibition centre in St. Petersburg.
ExpoForum jsc will begin the selection process for companies to complete removal of the old infrastructure equipment from the site where the new convention and exhibition centre will be built.
Anatoly Erkulov, general director of ExpoForum jsc, gave an interview to Trade Fair International magazine and spoke about the plans to build a new convention and exhibition centre in St. Petersburg.
On October 4, a new board of directors was choosen during an unscheduled shareholders' meeting of Lenexpo jsc. Anatoly Erkulov, general director of ExpoForum jsc, is one of the new board members.
EXPO REAL 2010, one of Europe's largest exhibitions for real estate, opened today in Munich.