Petersburg opens tourist season
Sergey Voronkov, President of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, Director General of ExpoForum International: “In the current difficult economic reality, it's vital to see positive trends.”
New horizons for the young generation
On May 17–19, the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted one of the five tracks of the New Horizons Federal Education Marathon dedicated to economics. The project is supported by the Russian Ministry of Education. The discussions are focused on new opportunities that are opening up in Russia in different spheres, because the time of change and challenges is always the time of new opportunities.
“Dance, Russia!” in the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre
On May 15, the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre will host a qualifying round of the competition in the framework of the All-Russian “Dance, Russia!” contest-festival supported by the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives.
«And the sky for children» will be presented at the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre
Aircraft Modeling Festival “And the sky for children” in the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre is held since 2017, uniting kids who are in love with the sky and aircraft modeling. It is reopening today, on the 7th of May.
EXPOFORUM Opens Three Industry Exhibitions
On April 26, pavilion H has hosted the opening of 18th International Exhibition “Housing and Utilities in Russia”, 19th St. Petersburg Technology Fair and 29th International exhibition “Energy Industry and Electrical Engineering”. 55 exhibitors participate in the projects.
10th Russian International Energy Forum Opens in EXPOFORUM
For over a decade, the forum has been the leading platform for dialogue, launch of innovations and implementation of modern technological solutions for the fuel and energy sector, as well as Russia’s central event dedicated to this topic.
Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey Dregval Visits RIEF Exhibition display
On April 26, the 10th Russian International Energy Forum opened at EXPOFORUM. The delegation of St. Petersburg Government, headed by the Vice Governor Sergey Dregval, studied the power industry innovations in the Northern Capital.
Nicholas II's Favorite “motor”, Legendary Volga, 1966 Ford Mustang: Old Timer Gallery Exhibition at EXPOFORUM!
The 31st Old Timer Gallery exhibition of antique cars opened on April 22 at EXPOFORUM. The pavilion showcases rare exhibits from different times: the imperial “motors” of the early 20th century, the Soviet Volga and Moskvich, brutal and cinematic Fords of the 1960s, modern high-power and executive-class vehicles, and much more. The exhibition will be open until April 24.
To ExpoForum without a QR code!
Since March 4, it is allowed to attend congress and exhibition events in St. Petersburg without presenting a QR code
The XI Saint Petersburg International Gas Forum will be held on September 13–16, 2022
In 2022, the forum was planned to be held on October 4-7, but the XXV World Energy Congress (WEC-2022) will be held on October 24-27 at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. It was decided to postpone the SPIGF three weeks ahead of schedule – on September 13-16.
St. Petersburg is the capital of business tourism in Russia
On February 25, at the round table “St. Petersburg is the territory of hospitality” within the framework of the XXVII International Women's Conference “East and West meet in St. Petersburg”, experts discussed the tourist image of the Northern capital. The speakers told about the development of service in the hospitality sector, as well as about the key opportunities for the development of the city's potential: the MICE industry, the expansion of transport infrastructure and the opening of new public spaces. Sergey Voronkov, CEO of EF-International Ltd, took part in the event.
More than three thousand dogs will come to the ExpoForum exhibition!
On February 26-27, the largest thematic exhibition in the North-West “City of Dogs” will take place at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. The best representatives of their breeds steal hearts of residents and guests of the Northern capital with their tricks, cute muzzles and even dances!
The St. Petersburg Veterinary Surgical Congress-2022 in ExpoForum brought together more than 1,600 specialists
Vladimir Sotnikov, head doctor of the Veterinary Clinic of Neurology and Traumatology of Intensive Care of Dr. Sotnikov, and Lyubov Osipova, executive Director of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Society, the organizer of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Surgical Congress-2022, told that professional congresses and exhibitions are almost the only possible and affordable option for professional development for every doctor. This year the event is attended by 1,200 listeners, 200 speakers and 200 exhibitors.
The year started with victories!
ExpoForum International has won the EFEA Awards of the Russian event industry in the category Organizer of the Year at the regional level. The award ceremony took place on January 20, as part of the XI Eurasian Event Forum (EFEA), which professionals call “the Oscar of the event industry”.
The President of Russia gave instructions to support the congress and exhibition industry
Last week, Vladimir Putin instructed the Government of the Russian Federation, together with the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), to prepare proposals for implementation of additional measures for supporting exhibition, fair and congress activities in our country. This was facilitated by the recent appeal of Sergey Voronkov, CEO of ExpoForum International, the president of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF), to the President of Russia at the RSPP Reporting and Election Congress.
Five days of brilliance and beauty: the 30th International Jewelry Exhibition JUNWEX will take place in ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre
On February 2–6, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre will host the anniversary International Jewelry Exhibition JUNWEX: this year it is 30 years since the beginning of the project. More than 350 exhibitors will demonstrate various pieces of jewelry, and the business program will include more than 20 events.
The Advertising Hub of the Northern Capital will gather customers and suppliers of the advertising industry
On February 3, the private event for the advertising business Advertising Hub of the Northern Capital will take place in Saint Petersburg. In framework of the project, suppliers of advertising services and products will immediately discuss their cooperation with senior managers of marketing departments of large- and medium-sized businesses from all over Russia.
The Appeal of Sergei Voronkov, President of the RUEF, to Vladimir Putin
Sergei Voronkov, President of the RUEF and Chairman of the Commission for Congress and Exhibition Activities of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), took part in the Report and Election Congress of RSPP.
Consolidation, New Technologies and Communication within the Industry: the 5th MICE Networking Forum
On December 9, the session named “Preservation and Development of the Congress and Exhibition Industry in the Region. The Goals of Regional Organizers and Exhibition Centers" was held as part of the general assembly of members of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF). Among the participants were representatives of the event industry from Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Republic of Tatarstan, Sverdlovsk and Samara regions.
The Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary!
The union was established in December 1991 at the Constituent Assembly of the heads of exhibition organizations in St. Petersburg. The assembly was held at the St. Petersburg City Hall, and the guests of honor were Mayor Anatoly Sobchak and Deputy Mayor Vladimir Putin. It included the signing of the Foundation Agreement on the creation and activities of the Union, the adoption of the Charter and the elections of executives.