News in 2013


Agrorus is expanding

In 2013, the Agrorus International Agricultural Exhibition and Trade Fair will be held in two stages. As well as the traditional end-of-summer event, part of the programme will be dedicated to rural cooperatives from all Russias regions.

On 21–23 March, the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex will host two events related to the government’s policy of stimulating all types of agricultural cooperation: The Russian national agricultural exhibition ‘Agrorus – Regions’ and the first Russian national conference of rural cooperatives.

The conference, which approximately 1,200 people are expected to attend, will be split into sections, each dealing with a different aspect of rural cooperation. The plenary session, meanwhile, will examine and adopt both the Strategy for Developing Rural Cooperation for the Period to 2020 and the Resolution and Departmental (industry-specific) Development Programme for Agricultural Cooperation. The ‘Agrorus – Regions’ national agricultural exhibition will have collective stands from the different regions of Russia, demonstrating the innovative technology and extensive experience that farmers’ cooperatives have at their disposal.

From 26 August to 1 September, the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex will host the Agrorus 2013 International Agricultural Exhibition and Trade Fair as usual. The main aims of the exhibition are to encourage the development of small-scale agriculture, to demonstrate opportunities in farming in Russia’s regions, and to discuss ways of improving it.

The events are organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, and supported by the Government of St Petersburg, the Government of Leningrad Region, and the Association of Russian Farmers and Agricultural Cooperatives. They are managed by ExpoForum, a leading convention and exhibition organiser.




Leading exhibition operators are planning to remove from Lenexpo to ExpoForum

On the 26th of February, a number of issues were discussed at a meeting of St Petersburgs leading exhibition operators. These included matters concerning transport access to the new ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, how to divide pavilions into zones for small-scale events, and rental policy.


A new boost for scientific development in St Petersburg

St Petersburg has the chance to become a major centre for scientific conventions.


Success by numbers

Representatives from more than 120 companies took part in the first in a number of seminars offering a unique training programme for exhibitors. Participants were provided with practical recommendations for all stages in the exhibition process: from planning budgets to processing new contacts.


Getting the most out of exhibitions

On 20 February a seminar will be held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex entitled Increasing the Effectiveness of Exhibition Participation. This is the first event in an educational programme for exhibitors developed by ExpoForum, which aims to help participants prepare for exhibitions effectively.


Lenexpo on film

A public service advertisement is to be filmed at the Festive Decoration. Advertising and Information Forum.


JUNWEX to shine brighter than before

The transfer of the major international jewellery forum JUNWEX St Petersburg to the new ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2015 is a hot topic amongst exhibitors and visitors alike.


A specialized exhibition space for a growing industry

For the first time ever in St. Petersburg, the City and Flowers International Forum for the Landscape Industry, Floristry, Plants, and Technologies will take place on 2326 March, with the support of the St. Petersburg Government.


ExpoForumsFirst Appearance at Middle East Electricity

Energetika and Elektrotechnika, a key event in the Russian and CIS calendar, will be publicised during the 38th Middle East Electricity Conference in Dubai from February 1719.


Grown-up problems at Childhood Planet exhibition

The issue of child health will be a key theme of the business programme at the Childhood Planet exhibition, which is taking place in St. Petersburg on 2831 March.