News in 2012


ExpoForum discussed possibilities of cooperation with PennWell Corporation

Representatives of ExpoForum visited Russia's largest electric power exhibition and conference Russia Power 2012 and hydropower exhibition HydroVision Russia 2012 held simultaneously and met with their organiser - PennWell Corporation.

Russia Power has been held for ten years and for the years of its existence has become well-known as a central meeting place for Russian and international electric power industry. The anniversary exhibition and conference Russia Power 2012 and HydroVision Russia 2012 held simultaneously was attended by almost 6000 visitors from 53 countries, including Russia, USA and Europe. According to the organizers, a number of visitors of the HydroVision Russia 2012 exhibition, held for the second time, has increased by 218%.

Representatives of ExpoForum, the Head of the Department of Congresses, Meetings, Events and Guest Exhibitions, Svetlana Kogan, and the Energy Projects Manager Xenia Gretchaninova held negotiations with management of PennWell Corparation concerning global energy event in St. Petersburg starting in 2014, when the currently constructed congress and exhibition center "ExpoForum" is opened.

According to the Executive Director of ExpoForum JSC, General Director of Lenexpo JSC Sergey Voronkov, the company committed to the enlargement of exhibitions and conferences, bringing together at one time in one place several exhibitions and forums of common theme. "To date, activities of the gas and automotive industries held at our facility have been consolidated, as well as those of the real estate industry. Energy industry events are also a priority for our company ", - said Sergey Voronkov.

Director of International Events of PennWell Corporation Glenn Ensor, editor and publisher of Hydro Group, PennWell Corporation, Marla Barnes and Development Director of PennWell Corporation, Natalia Gaisenok, gave an exclusively positive assessment of the ExpoForum strategy on formation of the congress and exhibition industry clusters.

The presence of the Head of Public Relations of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz LLC Maria Frolova was extremely important, as Gazprom OJSC lays special emphasis to the Russia Power and HydroVision Russia in the annual program of the company's participation in energy activities in Russia and abroad.


Delegates of European Cities Marketing Association visited Lenexpo

On March 30 ExpoForum received delegation of the International Association "European Cities Marketing" (ECM) at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.


Renewed exhibition Automechanika. St. Petersburg will present novelties for the automotive industr

On April 12-14 Lenexpo will host exhibition "Automechanika. St. Petersburg "- the oldest international project in the Northwest region in the area of vehicle components, spare parts and equipment for garage and car service centers. A new stage of the exhibition development - focus on the market professionals - is a result of the first joint effort of ExpoForum and Messe Frankfurt RUS alliance.


Forum Ecology of Big City-2012" has begun its work

The first business event of the Forum was seminar Geological Risks in Urban Areas whereat geological problems of St. Petersburg and ways of their solution were discussed.


Sergey Voronkov told about congress and exhibition future of St. Petersburg at the Echo of Moscow

On March 16, 2012 the Executive Director of ExpoForum CJSC, General Director of Lenexpo JSC Sergey Voronkov, was a guest of the live radio station "Echo of Moscow in St. Petersburg". The topic of live broadcast was "Future of St. Petersburg: exhibition capital or exhibition province?"


Sergey Voronkov to Talk on Air at the Echo of Moscow in Saint Petersburg Radio Station

On March 16th at 18:20, Sergey Voronkov, Chief Executive Officer of ExpoForum JSC and General Director of LenExpo JSC, will become a guest of Echo of Moscow in Saint Petersburg radio station. The topic of live programme is The Future of Saint Petersburg: Exhibition Capital or Exhibition Province?


Over 20 government delegations have confirmed their participation in the Ecology of Big City

A new format of the International Forum "Ecology of Big City" attracted special attention of regions of Russia. To date, participation in the forum has been confirmed by over 20 government delegations from Russian cities. It is less than a week before the opening, XII International Forum will be held in St. Petersburg at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex on March 20-23, 2012.


Zoosphere exhibition will be presented in Germany

ExpoForum JSC will take part in Interzoo, the largest international trade fair for pet supplies to be held in Nuremberg, Germany, on May 17 20, 2012.


ExpoForum and Messe D?sseldorf discussed cooperation

Executive Director of ExpoForum JSC Sergey Voronkov, Head of the New Projects Directorate Olga Shishenina and coordinator of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum project Alexandra Fartusova met with management of Messe D?sseldorf in Germany.


The Childhood Planet opened in Lenexpo

XI International exhibition of educational programs, goods and services The Childhood Planet opened on February 29 to make the largest pavilion of the exhibition complex a real holiday for kids and their parents.