News in 2015

28.12.2015

IMPORT-SUBSTITUTION AND LOCALISATION CENTRE 2016: CHARTING A COURSE FOR EXPORTER SUPPORT

On 28 December, at a meeting of the St. Petersburg Industrial Council held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko and Chairman of the Committee on Industry and Innovation Maxim Meyksin summarized the results of the work conducted by the Import-Substitution and Localisation Centre over the three-and-a-half months since its opening. In that time, the venue has been visited by more than 15,000 specialists, with over 400 industrial enterprises presenting stands and roughly 50 contracts signed.

28.12.2015

LENEXPO TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEARS HOLIDAYS IN ETHNIC STYLE

On 3-10 January, St. Petersburg will be the scene of the thematic festival New Years Ethnofest, where guests will be invited to acquaint themselves with the culture, customs and traditions of the peoples of the world.

22.12.2015

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: SMALL- AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESS FORUM OPENS AT LENEXPO

On 22 December, Lenexpo Exhibition Complex hosted the opening of the 13th St. Petersburg SME Forum and St. Petersburg Small-Business Exhibition. On hand to showcase their capabilities were more than 200 manufacturing companies, as well as SME support-infrastructure enterprises.

19.12.2015

Happy New Year

09.12.2015

DOING BUSINESS WITH CHINA FORUM OPENS AT LENEXPO

On 9-10 December, the 6th Russian-Chinese Forum Doing Business with China: Wholesaling was held at Lenexpo. Its the largest platform for the discussion of Russian-Chinese business issues in the Russian Northwest, gathering together more than 2,500 people every year.

07.12.2015

ARCTIC: TODAY AND THE FUTURE FORUM OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

On 7-9 December, St. Petersburg is welcoming the 5th International Forum Arctic: Today and the Future. The main Arctic event of the year has gathered together more than 1,300 delegates from Russia and abroad, including representatives of the concerned ministries and departments, RF constituent entity executive bodies, state corporations, strategic companies, and the leading scientific organisations and educational institutions.

03.12.2015

ORGANISING COMMITTEE IN CHARGE OF READYING ST. PETERSBURG FOR THE IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONS

On 2 December, Smolny was the scene of a meeting of the Organising Committee responsible for preparing St. Petersburg to host the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. The meeting was attended by St. Petersburg Vice Governor Vladimir Kirillov, the heads of St. Petersburgs concerned executive bodies, representatives of the Russian Hockey Federation and the events operator in St. Petersburg ExpoForum International.

27.11.2015

REMIC: THE PLACE WHERE BUSINESS AND POWER COME TOGETHER

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre ushered in the 4th International Conference Real Estate Management in Corporations REMIC 2015, which gathered together more than 350 participants to discuss pressing issues of land-and-property management.

24.11.2015

EF-DESIGN PROFESSIONALISM CONFIRMED AT THE HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

On 20 November, EF-Design, the General Developer of exhibition stands at Lenexpo and ExpoForum, joined the worlds largest specialised network of exhibition-stand developers Octanorm Service Partner International (OSPI).

21.11.2015

ZOO SHOW: PETS FROM A TO Z

On 21-22 November, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre will host a grand festival for pet-lovers of all stripes Zoo Show. Visitors can expect encounters with thousands of different pets, expert consultations, fun contests and competitions, dog dances, and much more.

19.11.2015

ZOOSPHERE 2015 EXHIBITION OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

Zoosphere, Eastern Europes largest international exhibition of goods and services for household pets, gathered together at a venue spanning some 13,000 sq. metres roughly 200 of the industrys leading companies from Russia, China, Brazil, Italy, Czech Republic, Estonia and Poland.

17.11.2015

AREAS FOR THE GROWTH OF RUSSIAN-CHINESE WHOLESALE TRADE TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE BUSINESS WITH CHINA

On 910 December, Lenexpo will host the 6th Russian-Chinese Forum Business with China: Wholesale Trade the leading platform for the discussion of Russian-Chinese business issues, gathering together more than 2,500 people every year.

13.11.2015

LATIN AMERICA: OVERSEAS MARKETS GET CLOSER

Lenexpo Exhibition Complex was the scene of a roundtable entitled Practical Aspects of Cooperating with Latin America, hosted by the Russia Latin America Business Centre.

13.11.2015

ART SPACE: ART EXPO OPENS AT LENEXPO

The City on the Neva has witnessed the opening of its most artistic exhibition ArtExpoSPb-2015. The event brought together more than 100 artists, sculptors, designers, photographers and jewellers as well as galleries and salons from Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Italy, Germany, France, Denmark and other countries.

12.11.2015

VICE PRESIDENT OF EXPOFORUM INTERNATIONAL NAMED HEAD OF THE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION OF THE EXHIBITION IND

At the 82nd congress of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) in Milan, the Vice President of ExpoForum International and President of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF) Sergey Alexeev, was inaugurated as the new UFI president.

11.11.2015

SECURITY EXHIBITION GETS UNDERWAY IN ST. PETERSBURG

On 10-12 November, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre was the meeting place for more than 150 companies from 8 countries, coming together to showcase the latest innovations in security systems at the 24th International Exhibition of Security and Fire-Protection Equipment and Products Sfitex/Securika.

10.11.2015

THEME-WEEK IMPORT SUBSTITUTION IN THE GAS INDUSTRY TO BE HELD IN ST. PETERSBURG

On 10-12 November, the Import Substitution and Localisation Centre will host the 10th theme-week Import Substitution in the Gas Industry, organised by Gazprom and the Directorate of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.

02.11.2015

REAL ESTATE FAIR WRAPS UP IN ST. PETERSBURG

From 30 October to 1 November, Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted Russias largest exhibition for home-buyers the Real Estate Fair was attended by more than 30,000 St. Petersburg residents.

02.11.2015

ST. PETERSBURG HOSTS THE 6TH SESSION OF THE MEMBER-STATE CONFERENCE OF THE UN CONVENTION AGAINST COR

Lenexpo was the backdrop for the opening of the UN Anticorruption Conference, featuring the participation

30.10.2015

CHINESE BUSINESS CENTRE COMMEMORATES THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST

On 30 October, in the ongoing celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the Second World War, the Chinese Business Centre hosted the opening of a photographic exhibition devoted to wartime operations in the City of Shanghai, showcasing more than 100 archival photos, as well as clippings from contemporary Chinese, Soviet and foreign newspapers and books of the time.

20.10.2015

EXPOFORUM INTERNATIONAL SIGNS AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. PETERSBURG TECHNOPARK AT SPIHF

On 15 October, an agreement was struck at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre between ExpoForum International and the St. Petersburg Technopark against the backdrop of the St. Petersburg International Health Forum (SPIHF). The document was signed, respectively, by the General Director of ExpoForum International Sergey Voronkov, and the General Director of the St. Petersburg Technopark Andrey Sokolov.

14.10.2015

ADVERTISING. INFORMATION. DESIGN. FORMATTING EXPO OPENS IN ST. PETERSBURG

On 14 October, the leading exhibition of advertising technologies in the Russian Northwest Advertising. Information. Design. Formatting (RIDO) opened at ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. Within the scope of the business programme, the mayors of 11 Russian cities will discuss outdoor advertising and the festive styling of St. Petersburg in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup in 2018.

14.10.2015

ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL HEALTH FORUM KICKS OFF AT EXPOFORUM

For three days, St. Petersburg transforms into the capital of the healthy-lifestyle industry: the 3rdSt. Petersburg International Health Forum gathered together the heads of the leading companies in the fields of pharmacology and biotechnology, medical-equipment production and wellness tourism from 12 world countries. Showcasing their goods and services at the event were roughly 100 companies from the Russian regions and abroad.

14.10.2015

EXPOFORUM HOSTS A FAIR OF THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER PROFESSIONS

On 14 October, Step towards My Profession! competitions got underway in St. Petersburg among local vocational school students. Over the course of three days, more than 300 students from 58 different professional-education institutions and six Russian regions will showcase various occupational pursuits, take part in master classes and undergo professional testing.

06.10.2015

VIKTOR ZUBKOV AND ALEXEY MILLER OPEN THE GAS FORUM EXPOSITION

On 6 October, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre was the scene of an official guided tour of the exposition at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, bringing together more than 300 exhibits and three sector-specific projects. The delegation was headed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gazprom Viktor Zubkov and Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller.

06.10.2015

ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL GAS FORUM OPENS IN ST. PETERSBURG

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre has just kicked off the 5th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum an annual event that brings together the leaders of the gas industry. This year, the form will feature 35 conferences and roundtables on blue-fuel and be attended by more than 2,500 industry specialists from 29 world countries.

28.09.2015

ST. PETERSBURG SERVES AS BACKDROP FOR THE MOVIE INDUSTRYS BIGGEST EVENT

From 28 September to 1 October, Lenexpo is hosting the annual international professional forum and exhibition of the movie-and-entertainment industry Kino Expo, bringing together the sectors leading players from Russia, the CIS and the Baltics.

27.09.2015

DAZZLINGROYAL AUTO SHOW WRAPS UP AT EXPOFORUM

On 24-27 September, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre was the scene of the Royal Auto Show an assembly of more than 150 exclusive super-cars, rare, manually-assembled motorcycles, muscle-cars and classic legends, as well as competitions among drifters, interactive installations and a beauty pageant.

22.09.2015

NEVA EXHIBITION OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre welcomed the opening of the 13th International Maritime Exhibition and Conference NEVA 2015. The exhibition is being held at two pavilions F and G across a space spanning more than 21,000 sq. metres. Participants include over 500 companies and enterprises from more than 34 countries worldwide.

18.09.2015

The Best Urologists from Russia and Europe Gather at Expoforum

On 18 September, Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted the opening of the 15th Conference of the Russian Urology Society 21st-Century Urology. Being held for the first time ever with the participation of the European Association of Urology, the event has amassed a delegate count of more than 1,600 area specialists world-class urologists, department and clinic heads, young specialists and physicians from other practice areas.

15.09.2015

RAO/CIS OFFSHORE EXHIBITION OPENS AT LENEXPO

15 September saw the opening of the 12th International Conference and Exhibition for the Oil-and-Gas Resource Development of the Russian Arctic and CIS Continental Shelf − RAO/CIS Offshore 2015, this year gathering more than 200 companies, including Gazprom, Lukoil, Rosneft, Novatek, the Krylov State Research Centre, enterprises forming part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), and many more.

10.09.2015

VALENTINA MATVIENKO OPENS THE IMPORT-SUBSTITUTION AND LOCALISATION CENTRE AT LENEXPO

On 10 September, the fourth pavilion at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex witnessed the official opening of the Import-Substitution and Localisation Centre a communication platform for import-substitution problem-solving. The opening ceremony was attended by the Speaker of the Federation Council of the RF Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, and St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.

08.09.2015

DEFECTOSCOPY EXPO HELD IN ST. PETERSBURG

On 8 September, the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre saw the opening of the 16th International Specialised Exhibition of Devices and Equipment for Industrial Non-Destructive Testing Defectoscopy/NDT St. Petersburg, gathering more than 30 sector-specific companies from all across Russia.

07.09.2015

PETERSBURGERS CHOOSE SPORTS AT EXPOFORUM

The festival of sport held recently at Expoforum gathered together more than 52,000 attendees. As conceived of by the organiser of the I choose sports! campaign the St. Petersburg Committee for Physical Fitness and Sports the event was intended to give city residents the opportunity to familiarise themselves with different types of activity and choose the right athletic discipline for their children.

05.09.2015

CHINA HOUSE MARKS THE 70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

The Chinese Business Centre, situated in the 6th pavilion of Lenexpo, hosted the celebration Two Countries One Victory, dedicated to the end of the Second World War and crushing of fascist Japan.

04.09.2015

IMPORT-SUBSTITUTION AND LOCALISATION CENTRE OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN ST. PETERSBURG

On 4 September, the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex held a presentation of the participants of the Import-Substitution and Localisation Centre sector-specific committees, industrial enterprises and concerned corporations. The sites official opening ceremony is slated to take place on 10 September, with the participation of St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.

02.09.2015

IMPORT-SUBSTITUTION AND LOCALISATION CENTRE UNVEILED FOR THE MASS MEDIA

Representatives of the local authorities and members of the St. Petersburg business community met with the heads of mass media outlets to unveil Russias first centre intended to become a launching pad for the practical implementation of import-substitution programmes.

02.09.2015

LENEXPO TRANSFORMED INTO A MOVIE SET

For several days, one of the expo pavilions at Lenexpo was turned into a movie set for the film Murder for Three, telling the story of three friends who manage to tackle their personal misfortunes thanks to the power of female friendship.

31.08.2015

CHINA HOUSE CELEBRATES THE 70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

On 5 September, the Chinese Business Centre, situated in the sixth pavilion at Lenexpo, will host the celebration Two Countries One Victory, dedicated to the end of the Second World War and the total defeat of fascist Japan.

28.08.2015

EXPOFORUM INTERNATIONAL CONGRATULATES THE SUVOROV MILITARY SCHOOL ON ITS JUBILEE

On 28 August, the St. Petersburg Suvorov Military School celebrated its 60th jubilee. A special dress parade of SMS cadets and graduates was held in the courtyard of Vorontsov Palace. The students and instructors of the Suvorov Military School were congratulated by Governor Georgy Poltavchenko and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Vyacheslav Makarov.

22.08.2015

THE MAIN FAIR OF THE YEAR OPENED AT LENEXPO

The Agrorus fair opened at Lenexpo: more than 550 enterprises and farms will be selling food, clothes and jewellery, household and interior items, garden tools, seedlings and many more, for 8 days.

21.08.2015

THE CHINESE BUSINESS CENTRE BROUGHT THE CULTURE OF CHANGJI TO ST. PETERSBURG

Lenexpo hosted a concert What the Chinese Love organised by the Chinese Business Centre and the Chinese Society in St. Petersburg. Performers from Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture brought to visitors the culture of different peoples living in the region.

20.08.2015

ANNIVERSARY EVENT I CHOOSE SPORT! TO BE HELD AT EXPOFORUM FOR THE FIRST TIME

On 5-6 September, the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre will host the Tenth public action I Choose Sport!, promising the visitors and the participants a bright sports event involving show programmes of young athletes, sports competitions and championships, interactive areas, master classes and meet-ups with famous athletes.

18.08.2015

LENEXPO HOSTING A SHOW OF CHINESE PERFORMERS

On 21 August, Lenexpo will host a gala concert What the Chinese Love organised by the Chinese Business Centre of St. Petersburg within the framework of cultural exchange with Changji Xinjiang Region of China.

11.08.2015

SPORT BALLROOM DANCES SWIRL AT EXPOFORUM

The Convention and Exhibition Centre has kicked off the annual Open Russian National Sport Ballroom Dancing Championships Happy Dance 2015. More than 500 youngsters from six Russian regions are competing in the cha-cha, tango, rumba, waltz, polka, jive and other musical styles.

31.07.2015

STARCON, THE MULTIGENRE ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC CONVENTION AT THE LENEXPO EXHIBITION COMPLEX

The Starcon convention will be held from 31 August through 2 July at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. This is the largest international convention in Russia which attracts enthusiasts interested in pop culture fantasy. Already 1500 cosplayers have signed up (players who dress up as a character) who will represent heroes of movies, multifilms, comics and games.

29.07.2015

EXPOFORUM INTERNATIONAL WILL RUN THE 2016 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

This was officially announced at the 28 July meeting of the Organising Committee for preparing for holding the World Ice Hockey Championship in St. Petersburg.

29.07.2015

CHINA SHOWS GREAT INTEREST IN RUSSIAN PARTNERS

At the site of the Chinese Business Centre an agreement was signed on 29 July for cooperation between the Shenyang Committee on Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of China and the St. Petersburg Chinese Entrepreneur Union.

24.07.2015

CONCEPT OF CENTRE OF IMPORT SUBSTITUTION AND LOCALISATION PRESENTED IN SMOLNY

The St. Petersburg administration held a meeting on 24 July of the working group on import substitution and localisation under the supervision of Vice-Governor Sergei Movchan. The primary work trends for the Centre of Import Substitution and Localisation were discussed.

17.07.2015

CHINESE DELEGATION FROM GANSU VISITED LENEXPO

About 30 delegates from Gansu Province visited St. Petersburg within the framework of the Chinese Business Centre (CDC) in order to strengthen business cooperation between the two countries.

09.07.2015

CHINESE BUSINESS CENTRE VISITED BY A DELEGATION FROM ANHUI PROVINCE

On 9 July, Lenexpo put on a presentation of the Chinese Business Centre for a delegation from Anhui Province, China. The delegation included representatives of the Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) for Anhui Province, while the Russian side was represented by members of the Public Chamber of St. Petersburg and the Chinese Association of St. Petersburg.

02.07.2015

STRIZHI AND VITYAZI OPEN THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DEFENCE SHOW

On 1 July, one of the countrys largest exhibitions of naval equipment and armaments opened for the sixth time at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. Spanning an area of some 17,000 sq. metres, military products and services were showcased by more than 400 Russian enterprises and companies. The show was attended by 40 delegations from 27 countries from around the world.

01.07.2015

LENEXPO RECEIVES A DELEGATION FROM CHINA

On 1 July, the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex hosted a presentation of the Chinese Business Centre for more than 20 delegates from China. The delegation included representatives of the State Committee for Chinese Diaspora Affairs, as well as businesspeople from Beijing and the provinces of Jiangsu, Shandong and Shanxi.

29.06.2015

EXHIBITION OF THE HISTORY AND TRADITIONS OF THE PEOPLES OF RUSSIA OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

On 28-29 June, Petersburgers and visitors to the city had the chance to learn more about the traditions of the peoples of the Russian North, South, East and West. Guests were treated to performances by dance and vocal folk ensembles, game areas, and master classes.

19.06.2015

RESOURCES OF THE CHINESE BUSINESS CENTER SHOWCASED AT SPIEF

On 19 June, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was the scene of a meeting between members of the Russian and Chinese business communities, at which ExpoForum International and the Chinese Association of St. Petersburg discussed the work of the recently opened Chinese Business Centre.

18.06.2015

XIX INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM OPENS IN SAINT PETERSBURG

Russias largest event in the field of business and economics has gotten underway at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. This year, the forum is gathering more than 7,000 attendees from 115 countries around the world, with more than 2,000 journalists covering the event.

04.06.2015

ST. PETERSBURG SEARCH-AND-RESCUE DEMONSTRATES ITS READINESS FOR THE SUMMER SEASON

Lenexpo was the scene of large-scale exercises by the services tasked with ensuring water safety. The waters of the Gulf of Finland were the backdrop for the spectacular drill, which featured the participation of a helicopter, fireboat, professional stuntmen and pyrotechnic specialists.

04.06.2015

NORTHWEST CUSTOMS 2015 EXHIBITION OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

The event, devoted to the work of the customs services, is being held at ExpoForum on 3-4 June and features the participation of more than 40 companies and organisations from Russia, Estonia, Finland and Latvia. The exhibition showcases customs, logistics and transport-forwarding services, as well as technological innovations, such as a device that uses a laser to detect banned substances.

02.06.2015

EXPOFORUM COMING TO A MOVIE THEATRE NEAR YOU

On 4 June, the latest film by Alexei German Jr., Under Electric Skies, is slated for release. The picture was featured in the main competition programme at the 65th Berlin Film Festival and garnered a Silver Bear for outstanding achievement in the cinematic arts. Filming took place in the fall and winter of 2013 on ExpoForum grounds and in the vicinity of the exhibition complex on the hills of Pulkovo Heights.

29.05.2015

ZOO SHOW DEBUTS IN MOSCOW

An exciting new St. Petersburg-based project for pet-lovers, Zoo Show, offers the capital audience a business programme featuring the participation of leading industry experts, a wide array of goods and services, and traditional breeder shows and competitions showcasing 3,000 domesticated animals.

28.05.2015

ONE-OF-A-KIND YACHTS AND CUTTERS ARRIVE IN THE MARITIME CAPITAL

On the 8,000 sq. metre grounds of Lenexpo Exhibition Complex, more than 50 companies took part in the XIX Baltic Sea Festival to showcase some 80 yachts and cutters, as well as specialised equipment and materials for yachtsmen, athletes, fishermen, and water-recreation enthusiasts.

27.05.2015

SOLIDS RUSSIA: DEBUT ON THE RUSSIAN CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION MARKET

Expoforum has witnessed the start of a specialised convention-and-exhibition devoted to technologies for the processing of powder and granular substances Solids Russia, gathering more than 60 of the industrys leading companies from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden and Holland.

27.05.2015

DEVELOPMENT OF PASSENGER TRANSPORT DISCUSSED AT LENEXPO

Taking part in the I St. Petersburg Innovative Passenger-Transport Forum are more than 70 companies and 700 industry specialists from 10 Russian regions, as well as from Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Estonia, Finland, Taiwan, Poland, Belarus, Serbia and Spain.

22.05.2015

ONLINE-MARKETING SPECIALISTS CONVENE AT LENEXPO

On 21 May, Lenexpo Exhibition Complex was the scene of a specialised conference on Internet marketing RIDO 2.0 Reloaded. Speakers included industry experts from Moscow and St. Petersburg, and the event was attended by roughly 300 people.

21.05.2015

HIPPOSPHERE EQUESTRIAN EXHIBITION KICKS OFF IN ST. PETERSBURG

Expoforum was the scene of the opening of the Hipposphere Equestrian Exhibition the largest such specialised event in the Russian Northwest, including a business programme for specialists and a dazzling show for city residents and visitors alike. The exhibition is attended by more than 17,000 people every year.

19.05.2015

CORROSION-PROTECTION EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION OPENS IN ST. PETERSBURG

Taking part in the event are more than 200 companies from 50 Russian regions, as well as exhibits and delegates from Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Korea.

19.05.2015

ENERGY EXPERTS GATHER AT EXPOFORUM TO DISCUSS THE INDUSTRYS PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

Roughly 200 companies, including the producers and suppliers of equipment and services for the energy industry, are taking part in the III Russian International Energy Forum and XXII International Specialised Exhibition Energy and Electrical Engineering, attended by some 9,000 people every year.

15.05.2015

MONTGOLFIER TRAJECTORIES FESTIVAL WRAPS UP AT LENEXPO

Roughly 5,000 visitors took part in the IV Festival of Theatre and Circus Arts Montgolfier Trajectories, which was held on the fairgrounds of Lenexpo Exhibition Complex on 1-11 May.

14.05.2015

IMPORT-SUBSTITUTION CENTRE HOSTS A STATE-PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE

On 14-15 May, conference events at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex will feature the participation of more than 200 specialists representatives of major St. Petersburg-based business structures, concerned ministries and departments, and industrial enterprises.

29.04.2015

LENEXPO CONGRATULATES VETERANS OF THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR

On 29 April, some 1,000 invited guests veterans of the Great Patriotic (Second World) War, blockade survivors, homefront workers and wartime children from St. Petersburg took part in celebrations marking the 70th Anniversary of Victory.

03.04.2015

OPENING OF THE ANNIVERSARY REAL ESTATE FAIR

The 30th Real Estate Fair opened at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 400 real estate market players of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region demonstrate their professional abilities on an area of 11,000 sq. metres.

02.04.2015

Gaz Forum Received UFI Certificate

The St. Petersburg International Gas Forum was awarded UFI Approved Event sign.

02.04.2015

MEETING OF LENINGRAD REGION LANDHOLDERS HELD AT EXPOFORUM

About 300 heads of organisations and enterprises of agribusiness and fisheries industry of the Leningrad Region participated in the meeting on the industry results of 2014 and plans for the current year.

26.03.2015

EXHIBITION OF PRODUCTS FOR CHILDREN OPENED AT LENEXPO

More than 150 companies presented their products and services for children and families with children as part of the XIV International Exhibition Childhood Planet. More than 12 thousand visitors attend the event annually.

18.03.2015

THE IMPORT SUBSTITUTION CENTRE PRESENTED IN ST. PETERSBURG

On March 18, at the Ecology of Big City International Forum and the Housing and Utilities in Russia exhibition a presentation of the Import Substitution Centre being one of the key projects of ExpoForum-International aimed at promoting Russian manufacturers and the formation of new market niches took place.

18.03.2015

LENEXPO HOSTS X SENIOR GENERATION INTERNATIONAL FORUM

Russias largest project aimed at developing the market of goods and services for the elderly this year is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The anniversary forum is attended by representatives of 36 regions of Russia, more than two thousand experts and around 160 companies which are going to present products from 27 countries.

18.03.2015

THE ECOLOGY OF BIG CITY INTERNATIONAL FORUM AND THE HOUSING AND UTILITIES IN RUSSIA EXHIBITION O

More than 100 companies from 10 countries, including the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Austria, China and the United States, presented their products and services at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre on an area of 6,000 sq. meters. In addition, a presentation of the Import Substitution Centre was held.

10.03.2015

DESTROYED REICHSTAG RECREATED AT LENEXPO

The interactive panorama Fight for Berlin. Feat of Standard-bearers which opened in St. Petersburg is dedicated to the revival of the memory of the Great Patriotic War and is one of the highlights of the celebration of the 70-year anniversary of the Victory.

07.03.2015

CHINESE HOUSE OPENED ON THE SHORE OF THE GULF OF FINLAND

The Chinese Spring Festival takes place at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex, with more than 3,000 citizens and guests invited.

06.03.2015

CHINESE BUSINESS CENTRE PRESENTED AT LENEXPO

The Chinese Business Centre will be fully operational in July 2015; it will become a permanent exhibition of products and services of Russian and Chinese companies, as well as a platform for business and cultural events.

04.03.2015

ST. PETERSBURG WILL HOST THE CHINESE SPRING FESTIVAL

On March 7, the II Festival of Chinese Culture called the Spring Festival will open at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. This event will complete the Chinese New Year celebrations and mark the beginning of Yuan Xiaojie (in Chinese), the Spring Festival.

27.02.2015

WEDDING AT LENEXPO

This year the exhibition Holiday Solutions: Wedding brought together professionals from Russia and Italy: event agencies, fashion designers, stylists, photographers, florists, restaurateurs and hoteliers.

24.02.2015

Italy and Russia expand cooperation in congress and exhibition activities

On February 19th, more than 80 representatives of Italian trade unions, associations, exhibition companies and large industrial corporations gathered in the Milan office of the Department of Trade Exchange Development of the Italian Republic (ICE) to attend a presentation by the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre and the ExpoForum International company.

20.02.2015

ST. PETERSBURG IS GETTING READY FOR THE UN CONFERENCE

ExpoForum-International is taking part in the preparations for the sixth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The Conference will be held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in November 2015.

17.02.2015

EXPOFORUM WAS SHOWN AT THE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL

ExpoForum facilities were shown in an episode of a movie by Alexei German Jr. at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival held on 5-15 February. The movie was selected to participate in the main competition and won the Silver Bear for Best Cinematography.

05.02.2015

EXPOFORUM HELPS THE CHILDREN OF LUGANSK

ExpoForum-International helped to organise the reception in St. Petersburg of a group of young athletes from Lugansk.

04.02.2015

JUNWEX ST. PETERSBURG OPENED THE JEWELLERY YEAR

More than 700 national and foreign companies presented their jewellery at ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of the largest specialised exhibition in Russia.

30.01.2015

THE EXHIBITION MY HISTORY. RURIK DYNASTY OPENED AT LENEXPO

18 halls with a total area of 4,000 sq. meters were the site of several hundreds of multimedia booths and exhibits representing seven centuries of Russian history.

23.01.2015

LEADERS OF CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION BUSINESS AWARDED IN ST. PETERSBURG

ExpoForum-International was awarded Discovery of the Year at the first event-industry EFEA Awards ceremony.

23.01.2015

THE SECRETS OF EFFECTIVE PROMOTION

A fundamental principle of the development of the exhibition industry is the rapid response to the challenges of time and the use of the most daring promotion tools.

22.01.2015

ECONOMICS AND EVENT BUSINESS: A ONE LANGUAGE DIALOGUE

By 2020, St. Petersburg should be among the top ten congress centres in Europe and the top twenty congress centres in the world.

21.01.2015

EXHIBITIONS REFLECT RUSSIAN INDUSTRY

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has estimated that by 2020 the import substitution policy should reduce import dependence in different branches from 70-90% to 50-60%, and congress and exhibition activities are one of the key instruments for the implementation of this programme as the shortest path to the promotion of national products.

20.01.2015

A Path Stretching Back Seven Centuries Showcased at Lenexpo

A total of 100 interactive panels in 18 multimedia rooms spanning a total area of 4,000 square meters will showcase the history of Ancient Rus in the project entitled My History. The Rurikids.

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