News in 2013


New location for the Baltic Marine Festival

In 2013, RussiaТs largest boat show, the Baltic Marine Festival, is changing venues: this yearТs exhibition will take place at the Krestovsky Yacht Club. The sporting events will be held at the St. Petersburg Trade UnionsТ River Yacht Club.

This year, more than 100 new boats of Russian and European manufacture will be on display in 7,000 square metres of water. Most of the boats will arrive in St. Petersburg by sea. The new venue will make it possible to display the large yachts of up to 70 feet which are taking part in the 2013 Baltic Marine Festival, as the top-class Krestovsky Yacht Club marina is protected from wind and bad weather, and has specially equipped pontoons that have been adapted for the mooring of large boats.

The festival will include a sporting, entertainment, and show programme. Fans of water sports and active leisure pursuits can enjoy the spectacular excitement of the ExpoForum sailing regatta, a wakeboarding contest, motorboat races, and other competitions. The festival also invites spectators to the award ceremony for the national marine prize and a yacht-wear fashion show.

The Baltic Marine Festival, which will take place from 31 May to 2 June, has been organised with the support of the Transport; Legal, Law and Order, and Security; Tourism; and Physical Exercise Committees of the Administration of St. Petersburg.


ExpoForum is a new growing point for infrastructure of Saint Petersburg

Increasing the capacity of Pulkovo Airport and the construction of the new Convention and Exhibition Centre are key current factors in the development of St. Petersburg.


Energetika & Elektrotechnika Organizes Forum to Mark Anniversary

On 17 April the 20th Energetika & Elektrotechnika International Specialized Exhibition and the 1st Russian Energy Forum began at Lenexpo.


The Largest Ever Contract in the Energy Sector is Signed at Lenexpo

OAO OGK-2 and Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies signed a contract at the Energetika & Elektrotechnika International Exhibition for the long-term maintenance of the PGU-800 equipment at Kirishi State Regional Power Station Ц the largest combined cycle power plant in Russia.


Growing prospects for Swedish business in St. Petersburg

Stockholm and St. Petersburg have held discussions on future collaboration in the convention and exhibition industry.


ExpoForum presents strategy for Russian-Swedish convention

ExpoForum will be taking part in the Russian-Swedish Modern Exhibition Technology and Software Convention, which is to be held in Stockholm from 10Ц11 April 2013. Participants will discuss current issues and key trends in the development of the exhibition sector.