EXPOFORUM Discusses Prospects for Civil Shipbuilding for the Arctic
On 10 April, the business programme of the International Arctic Forum included a discussion on the trends in interregional cooperation between St. Petersburg and regions of the Russian Arctic. The business breakfast participants discussed the significance of small-scale civil shipbuilding in St. Petersburg for the needs of the Arctic regions.
Development of the Arctic Discussed in St. Petersburg
The Fifth International Arctic Forum began at EXPOFORUM on 9 April. The Forum is attended by more than 3,000 guests, including representatives from 300 Russian and 50 foreign companies.
EXPOFORUM Enters into Partnership with Meteorologists
On 9 April, ExpoForum International and the Russian Society of Hydrometeorology signed a memorandum for long-term partnership. The document includes plans for cooperation in organising and holding the forum and exhibition entitled “Weather. Climate. Water / ERS / Green Economy” at EXPOFORUM.
ExpoForum has become the official partner of ICCA
The status of the “Association Relations Partner” of the International Congress and Conference Association (ICCA) opens up new opportunities for ExpoForum to promote on the international arena.
MICE Industry Development Discussed in Belarus
The Global Event Congress – the first international event forum in Minsk – took place on 21 February. More than 100 industry players from Belarus and Russia participated. ExpoForum International was represented by PR Director Elena Ublieva.
St. Petersburg Prepares to Host the International Labour Forum
A press conference on the St. Petersburg International Labour Forum took place at the TASS News Agency on 21 February.
“From Russia with Love!”: Representatives of a Diplomatic Mission Visited Nevskiy Larets
International partners of ExpoForum-International visited the trade fair on February 8: Vice Consul of India with his spouse, Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey and Consulate General of Spain.
A Box of Treasures Shown in EXPOFORUM
On February 8, the Nevskiy Larets Trade Fair opened – the only project in the North-West of Russia destined to preserve and revive folk arts and crafts. More than 70 manufacturing companies and craftsmen from 15 regions of the country delight guests with their goods of all kinds – from metal art, stone and bone carving to lace-making and miniature lacquer painting.
Nevskiy Larets in EXPOFORUM: Handicraft Traditions from across the Country
On February 8, EXPOFORUM turned into a true treasury. The Nevskiy Larets International Trade Fair of Folk Arts and Crafts gathered representatives from 84 companies from all across Russia. Craftsmen brought all kinds of handmade masterpieces to St. Petersburg: silver dishes decorated with fables of Russian folk tales, unique ivory items, embroideries, various souvenirs and much more.
EXPOFORUM Has Made It onto the Short List of Exhibition News Awards
The EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre has been nominated for Exhibition News Awards in the category Best International Venue 2019. For the second year in a row, the complex has made it onto the short list of the prestigious British award according to Mash Media – the largest media company in the global Event-industry.
WOW effect and streaming: trend of the industry discussed at the Europe + Asia Event Forum
On 17 January, during the 8th Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA), a panel discussion “Management Trends of Exhibition and Congress Venues” took place. Participants discussed introduction of service quality standards and optimisation of business processes for platform management. Sergey Voronkov, CEO of ExpoForum-International, was one of speakers.
Are exhibits threatened by artificial intelligence?
Future industries connected with new technologies were discussed during the session “Artificial Intelligence VS Human Capital: How Business Processes Are Changing in the Event Industry” at the 8th Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA). The session was moderated by Sergey Voronkov, CEO of ExpoForum-International.
ExpoForum International received the EFEA Award
On 17 January, during the 8th Europe + Asia Event Forum, the names were announced of the winners of the EFEA Awards, a professional award in the meetings industry.
Space Christmas Tree Party in St. Petersburg
On January 2, 2019, World New Year, an educational and entertaining family space park opened in EXPOFORUM. Over a period of seven days, from January 2 through January 7, children and adults will travel around the Milky Way Galaxy and discover various mysteries of the planets. The program of the event includes an educational quest, various attractions, numerous workshops and Chernomor, a fairy-tale musical with 3D mapping, based on tales by Alexander Pushkin.
Come to EXPOFORUM for a Festive Mood and Some Magic
On December 22, guests of EXPOFORUM, accompanied by musicians of the Tavrichesky Orchestra, departed on a New Year’s-themed adventure. The melodies performed by a virtuosi orchestra led by Mikhail Golikov, People’s Artist of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, brought the audience closer to the most magical festival of the year.
Vice President of ExpoForum-International Elected Ambassador of St. Petersburg
On December 14, the Congress and Exhibition Bureau of St. Petersburg held the final event of the year, the Annual Forum of Congress and Exhibition Activities. The main topic of the event was the appearance of special St. Petersburg envoys, who will now represent the city on the world arena and attract tourists to the city.
Expoforum became a partner of the International Signs & LED Exhibition (ISLE)
International Signs & LED Exhibition (ISLE) is going to be held during March 3-6, 2019 in Canton Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China.
St. Petersburg Wins Third Tourism Oscar
The presentation of the World Travel Awards (WTA) took place on 1 December in Lisbon. For the third year in a row, St. Petersburg won in the category for the World's Leading Cultural City Destination.
St. Petersburg Becomes the Congress Capital of the World
On October 31 – November 3, 2018, for the first time in history, St. Petersburg hosted the 85th Global Congress of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI). The congress brought together more than 450 industry professionals from 54 countries of the world. The event was held at ExpoForum.
Gas Forum Has Started in St. Petersburg
On 2 October, the 8th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum had its zero day at Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year, the Forum pledges to reach an all-time high -- representatives from 50 countries are expected to come: the convention program includes speakers from the USA, South America, Europe and all the CIS countries.