ExpoForum International is one of the leaders of the Russian convention and exhibition market. The Company operates two dedicated venues: the new convention and exhibition centre Expoforum and Lenexpo exhibition centre, every year hosting more than 175 events held of differen formats: congresses, exhibitions, forums, conventions, multimedia and interactive performances, shows, corporate and sporting events. The company's portfolio includes over 40 in-house projects. In 2015, more than one million people visited the events held at the company’s venues.
ExpoForum International organizes Russian expositions and business programs at specialized international exhibitions and global forums. The Company became an operator of such major events as:
- SportAccord Convention;
- Russia-ASEAN Business Forum;
- Summer session of the ICCA’s Central European Section
- Open Seminar of UFI – International Federation of the Exhibition Industry,
- IIHF Ice Hockey WorldChampionship 2016, St. Petersburg
- REMIC Conference,
- MEGUSTRO Gastronomic Festival.
In 2018, the company will serve as the operator of the UFI’s 85th Global Congress, which will bring together 500 main event organizers from across the world in St. Petersburg.
ExpoForum International cooperates with leading international exhibition organizers, including the ITE Group, Reed Exhibitions, Messe Düsseldorf, Messe Essen, Messe Frankfurt, Dolphin Exhibitions, as well as with leaders of the Russian exhibition market: RESTEC, FAREXPO, IMD EXPO, and Imperia сongress and exhibition company. The partners of the company include the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg and the Government of Leningrad Region, the Russian Convention Bureau, and the St. Petersburg Convention and Exhibition Bureau.
The company’s reputation is confirmed by its membership in prestigious international associations, such as the ICCA (International Association of Congresses and Conferences), AIPC (International Association of Congress Centers) and UFI (World Association of Exhibition Industry). ExpoForum International has been represented in the UFI by the company’s top management: General Director Sergey Voronkov serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President Sergey Alekseev serves as the Executive Vice President of the Association.