News in 2012


Twelfth Transtec International Exhibition and Conference Opens

From 2 to 4 October, Transtec 2012 will present the potential of Russias ports and its transport and logistics system on the international stage, as well as showcase the achievements of national science and industry. Experts in the field of river and sea navigation from Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and other countries will meet at the exhibition.

The exhibition has been held since 1994 with the support of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Government of St Petersburg, trade unions, and transport associations. The main topics for this year are increasing competitiveness, attracting investments, promoting sustainability, raising the level of technical equipment for ports, innovative approaches to the development of such equipment, and the transfer of leading world-class technologies.

This year, for the first time in conjunction with the Transtec exhibition, the International Conference for the Development of Ports and the Shipping Industry is being held at Lenexpo. This Conference is focused on the further development of Russian policy in the field of transport; it also addresses the implementation of the Naval Doctrine of the Russian Federation as it relates to fostering conditions to further increase Russia’s share of shipping in international trade.

Among the key events in the conference programme are a round table entitled ‘Development of Shipping on Russia's Inland Waterways’, the meeting of the Modern Port Equipment and Technology for Loading and Unloading at Sea Ports ASOP Committee, and presentations by the Transport Union of the North-West.

On 4 October at 12:00, presentations on the Neva 2013 and Transtec 2014 sea and transport congress and exhibition projects will be given. According to the tripartite general agreement signed by the organisers of ExpoForum, Dolphin Exhibitions (UK), and Transtec Neva Exhibitions, starting in 2014 the Transtec Forum and Neva Exhibition will be held in the new ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, construction of which is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013.



Exhibition of creative work by Russian cadets opens at Suvorov Military School

Today saw the opening of an exhibition of creative work by pupils from military schools across Russia, organised by the Department of Education of the Russian Ministry of Defence.


Baltic Marine Festival to showcase Russian motor and sailing boats abroad

In 2013, the Baltic Marine Festival will double its presence at BOOT, the largest yachting industry exhibition in the world, which is being held in D?sseldorf from 1927 January.


ExpoForum to help cadets showcase their creativity

From 2527 October 2012, St Petersburg will host an exhibition of creative works by pupils from Russian Ministry of Defence secondary schools, in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Suvorov movement in Russia.


ExpoForum named Attractive Employer 2012 has paid tribute to the recruitment work of ExpoForum, the high level of interest it attracts from job seekers, and its competitive salaries.


ExpoForum International enters tourism market in St Petersburg and abroad

This new line of business is part of ExpoForums strategy for development.


All-inclusive corporate events to take place at Lenexpo

In the run-up to the New Year celebrations, leading players in the St. Petersburg events industry gathered together for a breakfast meeting to learn about the new package deal on corporate events at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.


Industry in the Limelight

ExpoForum has won the tender to run the ExpoPetersburg exhibition.


Bioindustry 2012 Exhibition Draws to a Close

At the closing ceremony, prizes were awarded to the winners of the Innovative Biotechnology Solutions contest.


Bioindustry 2012 and Innovative Biotechnologies in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Community

Biotechnology is a foundation for the innovative development of the Russian economy. Such is the opinion of the speakers at the opening ceremony of Bioindustry 2012 and the Innovative Biotechnology in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Community international scientific conference, which took place on 11 October at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.


Legendary Aquarist Heiko Bleher a Big Hit among Participants and Visitors at Zoosphere 2012.

In his lecture, the world-famous hydrobiologist explained that some fish are able to survive without water.


Transtec to Move to New Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2014

On 4 October 2012 a presentation of the Neva 2013 and Transtec 2014 sea and transport congress and exhibition projects took place at Lenexpo as part of the Transtec 2012 International Exhibition and Conference for the Development of Ports and the Shipping Industry.