News in 2013

14.05.2013

Gas exhibition opens at Lenexpo

As part of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, the following specialised industry exhibitions have opened in three pavilions at Lenexpo: ROS-GAS-EXPO, the specialised exhibition of the natural gas industry and technology for gas facilities; InGAS Stream, showcasing innovations in the gas industry; and Russian Gas Supply.

At the opening ceremony, Valery Golubev, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom’s Management Committee, welcomed participants and visitors to ROS-GAS-EXPO, organised by FarExpo. He stressed that by working together, leading Russian and international gas companies would help to strengthen the country’s economy.

Andrey Bondarchuk, Chairman of the Committee for Energy and Engineering Support of the Government of St. Petersburg, emphasised the great significance attached to holding the Forum and exhibitions in St. Petersburg, as it is here that many large gas industry projects are based. He also noted the city’s enormous scientific potential for creating and developing modern technologies.

In his speech, Vladimir Katenev, the President of St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, stressed that the organisation was keen to support all new projects contributing to the development of the gas industry. He also expressed his hope that the most interesting innovations on display at the exhibition would find practical applications not only within the city, but nationwide.

Sergei Voronkov, Executive Director of ExpoForum, noted the importance of the cooperation between the exhibiting companies in consolidating the specialised exhibitions within the Gas Forum. He pointed out that the participation of leading companies in the event confirmed its significance as part of discussions on the development of the industry. He also thanked the management of Gazprom for their contribution to the development of the city, including their support for the new ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, which will become the Gas Forum’s new venue next year.

30.05.2013

White Nights, Arabian Style

Arabia-Expo and the 11th Russian-Arab Business Council will open at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex on 30 May. This will be the first time that St. Petersburg has hosted these events, which play a significant role in strengthening Russian-Arab relations.

29.05.2013

SportAccord Ц a source of new ideas for developing international sport

On 28 May 2013, the SportAccord International Convention was officially opened at Lenexpo On 28 May 2013, the SportAccord International Convention was officially opened at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. St. Petersburg became the first Russian city to host representatives of Olympic committees and international sporting federations as they discuss global questions regarding the development of world sport.

28.05.2013

Russia set to become centre of sports world

On 28 May 2013, the SportAccord International Convention officially opened its doors at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex, with over 80 participating organisations including sports industry representatives, host cities, and committees involved in planning and holding high-level international competitions.

27.05.2013

SportAccord has positive impact on St. Petersburg economy

The SportAccord International Convention is taking place from 26Ц31 May 2013 at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. Experts speculate that the international sports summit, being held in Russia for the first time this year, will provide a significant boost to the St. Petersburg economy.

27.05.2013

Theory and practice of landscape design at Lenexpo

Issues relating to functional landscape design, as well as the reconstruction and preservation of RussiaТs plant nurseries, estates and gardens, were the key themes of the City and Flowers International Forum, encompassing a number of events relating to the latest developments in the fields of landscape architecture, floral arrangement and phyto-design.

24.05.2013

ExpoForum draws visitors to St. Petersburg

The MICE industry opportunities in St. Petersburg have attracted the interest of European business event organisers.

23.05.2013

St Petersburg Needs Quality Landscaping Projects

This was the pronouncement by Yuri Mitiurev, St PetersburgТs Chief Architect, at the opening ceremony of City and Flowers, a forum focused on the landscaping, park infrastructure, and ornamental horticulture industries.

15.05.2013

St. Petersburg is a strategic location for the Russian gas industry

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, gave the first speech at the opening ceremony of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.

15.05.2013

Gas companies ensure production surplus in Russia

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, talked to journalists at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum about surplus gas production in Russia.

13.05.2013

Russian equine breeders support children's equestrian sport

St. PetersburgТs fifteenth Hipposphere International Equestrian Exhibition played host to a discussion of the current situation and the outlook for the equine industry in Russia. The exhibition was also a key event designed to support children's equestrian sport in the northwest of Russia.

13.05.2013

St. Petersburg strengthens its position in the global meetings industry

St. Petersburg has jumped 19 places on the list of top host cities for major international events, ranking 60th in the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ratings for 2012.

06.05.2013

ExpoForum takes another step closer to Europe

On 21Ц23 May, ExpoForum will be participating in the IMEX international exhibition in Frankfurt-am-Main. The leading exhibition operator in Northwest Russia will be demonstrating the opportunities available for organising conventions, exhibitions, forums, and other events in St. Petersburg.

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