News in 2012


NEVA 2013 and TRANSTEC 2014 projects to be presented at TRANSTEC 2012

ExpoForum, Dolphin Exhibitions (UK), and Transtec Neva Exhibitions are to host a presentation on the NEVA 2013 and TRANSTEC 2014 maritime and transportation exhibitions.

The presentation will take place on 4 October 2012 at 12:00 as part of the third International Ports and Shipping Conference at TRANSTEC 2012. It will be held at St. Petersburg’s Lenexpo Exhibition Complex at the following address:

Conference Hall 6-1, Floor 3, Pavilion 6, 103 Bolshoi Pr., Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg.

In accordance with the companies’ trilateral Master Agreement, the TRANSTEC Forum this year and the NEVA Exhibition next year will take place at Lenexpo, by tradition. Beginning in 2014, however, both events will move to the new ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, scheduled for completion by the end of 2013.

The NEVA and TRANSTEC international exhibitions have strategic value for St. Petersburg, for Russia, and for the world’s seafaring community in general. Further expansion and modernization of these exhibitions will provide a big push towards progress in the maritime and transportation sectors, as well as contribute significantly to cementing St. Petersburg’s status as Russia’s maritime capital.

ExpoForum, a leading European exhibition operator, has included the NEVA and TRANSTEC events in its strategic development plan. During the presentation, the company will describe its strategy for developing maritime and transportation exhibitions, and it will also introduce its new convention and exhibition centre. The discussion will cover the latest trends in shipbuilding, advancements in maritime technology for ocean and shelf work, seagoing and riverine traffic, and sea and river ports, all of which will be included on the agendas at NEVA 2013 and TRANSTEC 2014.

Admission to the presentation is free to all.


St Petersburg Government Allocates 600 Million Rubles to Help Fruit Growers

On 30 August 2012, Orchardist Day was held at the XXI Agrorus International Exhibition and Trade Fair. Andrei Lyakh, Head of the Department for the Development of Gardening in St Petersburg, was present at the opening ceremony.


Russia Hurt by African Swine Fever to the Tune of RUB 2 billion

On 28 August 2012, a round table entitled Problems and Solutions in Veterinary Care for Agricultural Enterprises was held at the XXI Agrorus International Exhibition and Trade Fair. The meeting discussed veterinary services for animal husbandry and aviculture in Russias northwest.


Alternative Energy Sources: the Future of Agriculture

On 28 August, the XXI Agrorus International Agricultural Exhibition and Trade Fair hosted a conference entitled Energy Efficiency in Agriculture: Innovative Development. The conference focused on ways of reducing energy consumption, as well as on the legal and regulatory framework surrounding energy conservation.


Less than 50% of Graduates of St Petersburg State Agrarian University Prepared to Work in Rural Area

This was the conclusion reached by experts who gathered at the Rural Youth and Society Today conference held on 27 August 2012 as part of the XXI Agrorus International Agricultural Exhibition and Trade Fair. The meeting focused on the quality of education available to young people in rural areas, and on efforts to attract young professionals to work in the countryside.


Less than ten days to go before the opening of the Agrorus 2012 International Exhibition and Trade

The 21st Agrorus International Agricultural Exhibition and Trade Fair will be held at Lenexpo from 27 August to 2 September. One of the biggest exhibitions in Russia, according to established tradition the event will include displays, indoor and outdoor trade stands, a wide-ranging business programme and a lively entertainment programme.


Professional skills competitions to form part of the Russian Industrialist Forum

ExpoForum has signed a government contract to run the event in partnership with the Government of St. Petersburg Committee for Education.