News in 2012


The official opening of the Forum Senior Generation was on Astronautics day this time

The Official Opening Ceremony of the VII International Forum titled УSenior GenerationФ was conducted on April 12, at Lenexpo exhibition complex. It is the first project in todayТs Russia covering the complete range of products and services for the senior people.

Although the Forum started working on April 11, the Official Welcoming Ceremony was scheduled to coincide with the opening of the International Congress on “Social adaptation, support and healthcare for elderly people in the modern society”, which gathered leading domestic and international scientists within the walls of Lenexpo  exhibition center.

Among dignitaries who attended the ceremony were: Olga Kazanskaya, the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg; ј. N. Rzhanenkov, Chairman of the Saint-Petersburg Committee for Social Policy;  Anastasiya Melnikova, Honored Artist of Russia, Member of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg; Z. V. Bakhchevanova, General Manager of the Department of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation for St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region;  V. K. Khavinson, director of the St. Petersburg Bio-regulation and Gerontology Institute; Konstantin Ostrovsky , head of St. Petersburg regional branch of the Social Insurance Fund of the RF; V.ћ. Kolabutin, Executive Director of the Territorial Fund of the Obligatory Medical insurance, St. Petersburg; Nadezhda Shumeyko,  head of regional branch of the Retiree Association of Russia. Contributors and guests of the Forum attended a live performance of the St. Petersburg Governor Orchestra (Conductor - People's artist of Russia Stanislav Gorkovenko).

In her welcome address Olga Kazanskaya expressed satisfaction over the positive development of the Forum: “A more highly topical program is provided every year, the Forum is growing in contributors, guests, and in scope. Olga Kazanskaya told the audience she looks forward to the event, believing that senior people will have an experience which will make their lives more intense and bright.

Addressing the senior citizens present in the hall, Sergei Voronkov, executive director of ExpoForum JSC and director general of Lenexpo JSC, noted that the Astronautics Day has been chosen as the highly symbolic date for the official opening of the forum: “We can be proud to have many achievements. This is because you made heroic efforts”.

According to Sergey Voronkov, events  with social topics have a special meaning for the company "ExpoForum": "Along with major industrial, energy and other business activities, there are also exhibitions for children and their parents, older people, for the connoisseurs of books. This is our contribution to social development and a significant stimulus for its development ", - added Sergey Voronkov.

The forum “Senior  Generation” will be held at Lenexpo on April 11-14. It will include the International Congress on “Social adaptation, support and healthcare for elderly people in the modern society, the exhibition “Care, Aid and Mercy”, and the trade fair “Everything for health”. Over 160 exhibitors from diverse regions of Russia, Byelorussia, Bulgaria, and Finland will showcase their products and services.


ExpoForum Joined Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

ExpoForum JSC became a member of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE). A full list of new members of the Union was published on its official website on April 23, 2012.


Festival of Flowers and Landscape Design Opened by the Governor of Saint Petersburg

Improvement and planting of the city play an important role in the work of the city administration. Presence of Georgiy Poltavchenko, the Governor of Saint Petersburg, at the opening ceremony of the International Festival of Flowers and Landscape Design confirms this fact. СOur city deserves to be well-attended and decorated, in order to make the citizens happy and to energize our guestsТ Ц noted the Governor.


Writers of Saint Petersburg Are to Get Significant Support from Administration

The VII Saint Petersburg International Book Salon started its work in Lenexpo. Within four days the guests of the exhibition can meet with the authors of world best-sellers, buy books without retail mark-up and visit over 250 business and entertaining events.


Green light to the Automechanika St. Petersburg exhibition

On April 12 an exhibition of vehicle components, spare parts and equipment for garage and car service centers Automechanika St. Petersburg 2012 was opened at Lenexpo. According to foreign experts, Saint-Petersburg is a place where the greatest potential can be realised by the car market of Russia and Eastern Europe.


Festive Decoration. Advertising and Information Forum Has Started

The 2d International Festive Decoration. Advertising and Information Forum, a key event in the North-West Region that focuses on outdoor advertising, city decoration and other advertising market segments, has started at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.