News in 2017

07.06.2017

Think globally, act locally!: ExpoForum hosts a celebration of Global Exhibitions Day.

On 7 June 2017, the global exhibitions community celebrates Global Exhibitions Day. ExpoForum International employees joined the initiative and celebrated #GED2017 in true St. Petersburg fashion: in high style and high spirits.

15.05.2017

SMELT CELEBRATION IN ST. PETERSBURG

On May 1314, the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex was the scene of the 15th Smelt Celebration festival, attended by more than 15,500 visitors. Chefs from St. Petersburgs finest restaurants prepared smelt on outdoor grills and made general ukha according to a recipe by Alexander Menshikov.

10.05.2017

ST. PETERSBURG TO HOST BIG BUSINESS FESTIVAL

On June 15-17, Petrovsky Arsenal in St. Petersburgs Kurortny District will play host to the Big Business Fun Festival (BBFF), where the leading Russian and international speakers and business gurus will converge to share their priceless experience, drill down on business cases, and divulge the secrets of corporate cuisine.

29.04.2017

OKTOBERFEST ST. PETERSBURG STYLE: BEER FESTIVAL OPENS AT LENEXPO

On April 29-30, Lenexpo will be hosting the Craft Beer Festival. More than 70 breweries will be offering roughly 350 varieties of the hoppy drink. Visitors will be able to taste the boldest variations of beer: smoky, fruity, strong, weak, and much more.

25.04.2017

THE WELDING EXHIBITION A PLATFORM FOR INTERACTION AND PRODUCTIVE COOPERATION

On April 25, the official opening ceremony was held for the exhibition Svarka/Welding 2017. Over the course of many years, the event has been held on a biennial basis. Today, the industry is feeling the need to meet more frequently, using the convention-and-exhibition format as a platform for unification.

25.04.2017

THE 5th RUSSIAN INTERNATIONAL ENERGY FORUM AND 24th ENERGETIKA & ELEKTROTECHNIKA INTERNATIONAL TRADE

The Energetika & Elektrotechnika exhibition features the participation of more than 150 companies from 21 constituent entities in the Russian Federation and 10 countries around the world. It is expected that the two days of the forum and exhibition will be attended by over 8,000 visitors. More than 2,000 specialists will take part in 30 events within the scope of the business and convention programme.

21.04.2017

LEADING RADIOLOGICAL SPECIALISTS MEET IN ST. PETERSBURG

On April 21, ExpoForum hosted the opening of the Nevsky Radiological Forum. More than 3,000 professionals converged at the venue to share their experience and familiarise themselves with the latest advancements in the field of radiology.

18.04.2017

OPERATING RESULTS OF THE AGRO-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX FOR LENINGRAD REGION DISCUSSED AT EXPOFORUM

On April 17, a meeting was held among the heads of organisations and enterprises in the agro-industrial and fisheries complex of Leningrad Region. Experts discussed operating results for 2016, as well as the targets and prospects for industry growth in 2017.

14.04.2017

ROAR OF ENGINES, MOTORCYCLISTS, BIKERS: THE IMIS-2017 EXHIBITION OPENS AT EXPOFORUM

On April 14-16, the annual International Motorcycle-Industry Salon IMIS is being held for the first time ever at ExpoForum.

12.04.2017

ST. PETERSBURGS GOVERNOR OPENS THE 12th INTERNATIONAL FORUM OLDER GENERATION

ExpoForum witnessed the start of the largest specialised event devoted to improving the quality of life of people in their autumn years. Taking part in the opening ceremony was Georgy Poltavchenko.

05.04.2017

SPECIALISTS IN THE AREA OF ECOLOGY, HOUSING AND PUBLIC UTILITIES MEET AT EXPOFORUM

The International Forum Ecology of the Big City and specialised conference-exhibition Russian Housing and Public Utilities get started in St. Petersburg.

03.04.2017

VLADIMIR PUTIN COMES TO EXPOFORUM

Russian President and leader of the All-Russia Peoples Front (ONF), Vladimir Putin, took part in the plenary session of the ONF Media Forum Truth and Fairness, taking place April 1-3 in St. Petersburg.

31.03.2017

PETERSBURGERS CHOOSE THEIR OWN HOMES

ExpoForums pavilion G launched the Real Estate Fair exhibition. The exposition consists of three sections, devoted to urban, suburban, foreign and resort properties over 300 market players are on hand to showcase their offers.

30.03.2017

EXPOFORUM THROWS OPEN ITS DOORS TO LITTLE GUESTS ONCE AGAIN

Planet Childhood, a specialised exhibition devoted to childrens goods and services, has opened in St. Petersburg. The opening ceremony featured performances by young dancers from the production centre National Musical Corporation, and a participant in the Voice: Kids show the Junior Eurovision semifinalist Sveta Bedyukh.

29.03.2017

HEILONGJIANG EXHIBITION COMPANY VISITS EXPOFORUM AND LENEXPO

On March 29, a meeting took place between representatives of ExpoForum International and Heilongjiang Far East Conference & Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.

27.03.2017

HILTON SAINT PETERSBURG EXPOFORUM WELCOMES ITS FIRST GUESTS

March 27 saw the opening of the Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, becoming the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the Russian Northwest. The hotel is part of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, site of the annual holding of more than 200 different events forums, conventions, exhibitions and sporting events.

27.03.2017

EXPOFORUM HOSTS RUSSIAS LARGEST DANCE TOURNAMENT

More than 3,000 dancers aged 4 to 65 converged on St. Petersburg from 60 Russian cities to take part in the 16th Russian Championship Competition in Modern Dance, held under the auspices of the All-Russian Dance Organisation (ORTO).

20.03.2017

SERGEI VORONKOV IS APPOINTED SPEAKER OF THE LARGEST ST. PETERSBURG BUSINESS FESTIVAL

Sergei Voronkov, CEO, ExpoForum International, will take part in the Big Business Fun Festival, where he will explain how participation in exhibitions boosts sales and creates a positive company image.

15.03.2017

"HUMAN RESOURCES. MANAGEMENT. SECURITY" EXHIBITION: STAKING ON SAFETY

Participants of the "Human Resources. Management. Security 2017" Exhibition, which had perfectly aligned with the programme of St. Petersburg International Labour Forum, presented their latest breakthroughs in the area of labour safety.

15.03.2017

PEACE. LABOUR. MARCH. PETERSBURG

The First International Labour Forum, a largest exhibition and workshop focusing on human capital, commenced its operation on the grounds of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.

14.03.2017

150 EMPLOYERS PARTICIPATE IN A JOB FAIR

A citywide Job and Apprentice Position Fair was held on March 14 in Pavilion 7 of Lenexpo. The Fair operated not just as a venue where applicants met their potential employers, but also served as a training ground. Experts of the city Unemployment Centre held a score of events, including trainings, seminars and workshops, where they covered such issues as legal aspects of employment, social adaptation and provided on-spot career counseling.

14.03.2017

ST. PETERSBURG'S PARTNER REGIONS MEET IN EXPOFORUM

The 11th St. Petersburg Partneriat for Small and Medium Business "St. Petersburg. Russian and Foreign Regions", an annual event promoting the development of economic cooperation and facilitating international and regional bonding has welcomed its guests in the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre on Pulkovo Heights.

11.03.2017

SPRING PET EXPO OPENS IN LENEXPO

On March 11, the largest pet exhibition in the Russian northwest "Zooshow" welcomed its guests on the grounds of the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex. Pet lovers are offered an extensive programme featuring thrilling pet competitions, galas, contests and shows. They will also have an opportunity to receive advice of veterinary doctors and breeders.

27.02.2017

1,000+ KNIGHTS CROSSED SWORDS IN LENEXPO

RECON 2017, a winter knight festival, was held in St. Petersburg on February 24-25 for the first time ever. A medieval trade show featuring shops selling antique jewellery, weapons and household items, an exhibition familiarizing visitors with the art of reconstruction of historical events, hands on craft workshops and recreation areas have spread out on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.

11.02.2017

CHINESE NEW YEAR BRINGS ENTREPRENEURS FROM ST. PETERSBURG AND THE CELESTIAL EMPIRE CLOSER TOGETHER

On February 11, on the sidelines of the 2nd Russian-Chinese Business Forum, the St. Petersburg Import Substitution and Localization Centre hosted a panel discussion "Integration of Russian and Chinese Businesses in the Context of Harmonization of the Eurasian Economic Union and Silk Road Economic Belt projects", which was timed to the Chinese New Year celebration.

09.02.2017

BEAUTY INDUSTRY GURUS MEETING UP IN SAINT PETERSBURG

The INTERCHARM Professional Saint Petersburg International Beauty Exhibition has opened in the Convention and Exhibition Centre ExpoForum. Participants of the Exhibition will share their unique expertise and demonstrate newest breakthroughs in cosmetology, dermatology, trichology, aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and other related fields.

02.02.2017

LENEXPO: CELEBRATING NEW YEAR IN THE CHINESE STYLE

On February 4-12, on the side-lines of the citywide event "Saint Petersburg's Cheerful Spring," the Russian-Chinese Business Park will hold Chinese New Year festivities. Saint Petersburg's Committee for External Relations, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China, Chinese Business Centre and ExpoForum International are among the event's sponsors.

01.02.2017

The largest Northwest Jewellery Exhibition JUNWEX hosted by RESTEK has welcomed its visitors for the

The largest Northwest Jewellery Exhibition JUNWEX hosted by RESTEK has welcomed its visitors for the 25th time.

20.01.2017

SERGEY VORONKOV: THE FUTURE OF RUSSIAN EXHIBITION INDUSTRY IS PROMISING

CEO of ExpoForum-International said that he was sure in the future growth of convention and exhibition industry in Russia.

20.01.2017

EVENT ORGANIZERS WERE TAUGHT TO COOPERATE WITH RIVALS AT EFEA 2017

On January 19, Maria Lagun, congress department manager of ExpoForum-International, spoke at the Europe + Asia Event Forum. She took part in the roundtable How to create unique commercial offer for a city/region and how to cooperate with rivals. Principles of sharing economy for development of efficient cooperation of a destination and market participants in event industry.

13.01.2017

15,000 CHILDREN TOOK PART IN THE NEW YEAR QUEST IN THE EXPOFORUM

Big family entertainment park World New Year operated in the ExpoForum during the New Year holidays. Children and their parents could learn New Year traditions of other people and countries in the interactive area with master classes, attractions, trampolines and photo areas.

02.01.2017

FABULOUSLY BIG NEW YEAR ENTERTAINMENT PARK OPENS IN THE EXPOFORUM

Family Entertainment Park World New Year was opened in the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Center, it waits for guests every day from January 2 to 8. This is a giant interactive area for recreation of children and grown-ups with master classes, attractions and other entertainments.

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