The First Piles Will Soon Be Driven in the Foundation of the Convention and Exhibition Centre
ExpoForum JSC received permission from the St. Petersburg State Service for Construction Supervision and Expertise to drive the first piles in the foundation of the future international convention and exhibition centre.
Work will begin soon. Piles will be driven to a depth of 20 meters and the static load will be tested up to 250 tons. Geostroi JSC is the contractor for this work. Driving the first test piles is yet another important stage in the preparation for the beginning of construction of the convention and exhibition centre that is scheduled for 2011.
On May 31, 2011, St Petersburg’s Natural Gas Forum 2011 began working. ExpoForum, along with Gazprom Natural Gas Distribution, and FarExpo, are the organizers of this event. The Forum intends to unite natural gas industry experts from all over Russia. Exhibition and business programs will focus on the modernization of the industry, field development, production, transportation, processing, and the storage and distribution of gas.
On May 18 St. Petersburg's Smolny Cathedral concert hall was the scene of a concert by the duet, In-Temporalis. ExpoForum and the St. Petersburg Gas Forum sponsored the event. This marked the launch of In-Temporalis' tour of major Russian cities.
The Fifth International Forum, ``From Science to Business: modern interaction between universities and the high-tech industry,’’ opened today in St. Petersburg. ExpoForum is one of the organizers.
The new concert program of the St. Petersburg duo, In-Temporalis, which performs classical music into a modern interpretation, will be held May 18 at the Smolny Cathedral. This is also the group's start of a grand tour around Russia that will last until the spring of 2012.
In 2012, with support from the Chinese Educational Association for International Exchanges (CEAIE), ExpoForum will organize an exhibition for Chinese universities.