ExpoForum - RSS feedPress centre - newshttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/“TRANSTEC 2018” PROJECTS RECEIVE FEDERAL SUPPORThttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2521On 6 March, the Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov signed the order to set up the programme committee for the 6th International Ports and Shipping Conference and the 14th TRANSTEC Exhibition. The events will take place at Lenexpo on 9–11 October.2018-03-12HOOKAH FANS SMOKE-SCREEN EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2520The biggest hookah exhibition in the world, the Hookah Club Show, was held on 10-11 March in St. Petersburg. More than 6,000 tobacco product connoisseurs with more than 500 hookahs operating for them assembled under one roof.2018-03-11MELODY ENCORE: “TAVRICHESKY” PLAYS POPULAR MUSIC FROM AMERICAN AND SOVIET MOVIEShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2519More than 1,300 music and movie fans came to the ExpoForum on 9 March. The State Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad Region “Tavrichesky” performed here for the first time with “The Film Music Chefs d’oeuvre” concert.2018-03-09EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SKILLS - EUROSKILLS - TO BE HELD AT EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2518Today, the Worldskills Europe General Assembly unanimously voted at its meeting in Budapest for St. Petersburg to host of the European Championship in professional skills - EuroSkills 2022, and the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre will be the championship venue.2018-03-07GLOBALIZATION, RESPONSIBILITY AND OPENNESS: THE ISSUES DISCUSSED AT THE PLENARY MEETING OF THE LABOUhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2517The plenary meeting of the 2nd St. Petersburg International Labour Forum took place on 2 March at the ExpoForum on the topic “Labour of the Future: Talents, Technologies, Creativity”. The experts assessed global processes in economy, science and society and the consequences of digitization for the training and retraining system in Russia and all over the world.2018-03-02THE BEST TRAUMATOLOGISTS AND ORTHOPAEDISTS TO COME TO EXPOFORUM IN SPRINGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2515Representatives of traumatology and orthopaedics will assemble in St. Petersburg on 11–13 April for the 11th All-Russian Congress of Traumatologists and Orthopaedists.2018-03-01INTERNATIONAL LABOUR FORUM OPENS AT EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/3/2516Labour of the Future is the main topic at the 2nd St. Petersburg International Labour Forum, which opened at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre on 1 March. The Forum combines roundtables and conferences on nine activities: from regulation, macroeconomics and corporations of the future to HR technologies, generation Z, education and occupational safety. “Human Resources. Management. Safety 2018” exhibits modern working clothes, footwear and equipment.2018-03-01KNIGHTS’ TOURNAMENTS TAKE PLACE AT LENEXPOhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/2/2514Characters from various times and events assembled on 23 and 24 February at Lenexpo for the “Recon 2018” historical reconstruction festival. Competitions in historical fencing, knight tournaments and masterclasses for people of all ages formed part of the event under the common slogan “History comes alive here”.2018-02-24RUSSIA AND CHINA UNITE IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/2/2513The 3rd Annual Russian-Chinese Business Forum took place on 22 February at the Import Substitution and Localization Centre. Entrepreneurs discussed the role of St. Petersburg as a transport and logistics hub and prospects for Russian export to China.2018-02-22ST. PETERSBURG BECOMES A DANCE CAPITALhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/2/2512All-Russian competitions in acrobatic rock-n-roll “Saint-Petersburg OPEN” held from 9 to 11 February at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre. 1,500 sportsmen and women from 25 regions of Russia took part in the competitions, in 13 different disciplines and categories.2018-02-12CHINESE NEW YEAR DECLARED OPEN IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/2/2511A press conference dedicated to celebrating Chinese New Year in the city on the Neva River took place on 9 February in the House of Journalists – the Media Centre of St. Petersburg’s Government. Sergey Volkov, deputy CEO of ExpoForum International for commerce, spoke about the business programme of the events.2018-02-10FOCUS ON SPRING: BEAUTY INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS GATHER AT EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/2/2510The Intercharm Professional Exhibition of professional cosmetics and equipment for clinics and beauty parlours was opened on 8 February, bringing together leaders and new players from the beauty industry. The recent achievements in cosmetology, dermatology, trichology, aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and related sectors were demonstrated over three days.2018-02-08FESTIVAL OF LUXURY AND BEAUTY: JUNWEX ST. PETERSBURG BEGINS IN EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/1/2427On January 31, EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center turned into a large jewelry salon. The 26th jewelry and gem exhibition, JUNWEX ST. PETERSBURG 2018 has attracted more than 600 companies, occupying three pavilions of the large exhibition venue.2018-01-31THE 85TH UFI GLOBAL CONGRESS TO TAKE PLACE IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/1/2428The 85th UFI Global Congress, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, will be held in St. Petersburg on October 30 – November 3, 2018. The event was introduced at the 7th Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA), which opened in St. Petersburg on January 18.2018-01-18CONSULS VISIT “WORLD NEW YEAR” FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PARKhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/1/2429The “World New Year” Family Entertainment Park in EXPOFORUM welcomed representatives of consulates accredited in St. Petersburg. Guests from India, Israel, Finland, UK, and Switzerland toured the park and learned about New Year’s and Christmas traditions from different countries of the world. Then, they attended the musical show Lukomorye, based on the tales of Alexander Pushkin.2018-01-09“WORLD NEW YEAR” BEGINS AT EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2018/1/2430“World New Year”, the largest family entertainment park in St. Petersburg, opened in EXPOFORUM CEC on January 2. Children and adults are invited to spend their winter break learning about New Year’s traditions in different countries: quests, workshops and developing seminars will provide excellent opportunities for learning. Twice a day, the audience is invited to watch Lukomorye, a musical show based on Russian folk tales and works by A. S. Pushkin.2018-01-02RUSSIAN UNION OF EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS BESTOWS AWARD ON EXPOFORUM- INTERNATIONALhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/12/2431On December 20-22, JSC VDNH in Moscow hosted the general session of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs. The management of ExpoForum-International returned to St. Petersburg with an award.2017-12-23RIGHT TO BE ON TOP: RUSSIAN LEADERS COME TO COMPETE AT EXPOFORUMhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/12/2432“Russia’s Leaders”, the All-Russian Competition of Managers, opened its semifinals at EXPOFORUM on December 21. 299 people from the Northwestern Federal District, including 206 residents of St. Petersburg and 20 residents of the Leningrad Region, will have three days to demonstrate their management skills and solve problems for managers.2017-12-21ST. PETERSBURG TURNS INTO A CITY OF DOGShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/12/2433The “City of Dogs” Exhibition opened in EXPOFORUM on December 16. With 4,000 dogs of more than 400 breeds taking part, the event program offered a variety of engagements for all pet lovers, including agility and dance competitions, Young Handler contest and selection of best dogs in each breed.2017-12-16LENEXPO OFFERS 3500 JOBS ON VACANCY FAIR IN LENEXPOhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/12/2447On December 6, the St. Petersburg Committee on Labor and Employment held the last Labor and Employment City-Wide Fair of 2017 in Lenexpo Exhibition Center. 250 employers presented, 3,500 vacancies in insurance, trade, housing and utilities, and other spheres.2017-12-071,600 PARTICIPANTS ATTEND THE OPENING OF THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM “THE ARCTIC: PRESENT AND FUTUREhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/12/2448The 7th International Forum “The Arctic: Present and Future” opened in EXPOFORUM on December 4. The main topics this year are developing reference zones and single-profile cities, industrial cooperation and modern communications systems, preserving the environment and developing ecotourism in the Arctic.2017-12-04REMIC 2017 DISCUSSES INTERACTION BETWEEN BUSINESS AND THE STATEhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2445REMIC 2017, the 6th International Conference of Real Estate Management in Corporations, organized by PJSC Gazprom and Club of Corporate Owners Non-Profit Association, has opened in St. Petersburg.2017-11-24THE ECOLOGY OF THE BIG CITY PROGRAM BECOMES AN UFI APPROVED EVENThttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2444The Ecology of the Big City International Forum, which is held annually in EXPOFORUM received the UFI Approved Event status by the decision of the Executive Committee of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI).2017-11-23SMALL BUSINESS COMES TO LENEXPOhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2443On November 22-23, Lenexpo Exhibition Complex will hold the 15th Small- and Medium-Sized Business Forum in St. Petersburg. The event will be attended by representatives of companies from across the city, the infrastructure of business support will be presented, and the participants will be invited to attend a busy business and competition program.2017-11-22SCARLET SAILS FORUM SHOWS SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT DREAMS DO COME TRUEhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2442The St. Petersburg Education Forum was held on November 17-18 in the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex as part of the Week of Science and Professional Education. The event has been held regularly since 2006, and includes an exhibition, a business program and meetings with interesting people of very different professions.2017-11-20THE EXHIBITION COMMUNITY WILL CELEBRATE ITS HOLIDAY FOR THE THIRD TIMEhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2440Global Exhibitions Day will be celebrated on June 6 in 2018. According to tradition, exhibition professionals from across the world will celebrate Global Exhibitions Day on the first Wednesday of the first summer month.2017-11-17ST. PETERSBURG WILL GET AMBASSADORShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2441On November 16, at the VI St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, the Convention and Exhibition Bureau of the St. Petersburg City Committee for Development of Tourism, presented the City Ambassador Program concept. Alexey Molostvov, Head of sports and event programs at ExpoForum-International LLC was among the speakers at the event.2017-11-175000 FOOD PRODUCTS ARE REPRESENTED AT THE EXHIBITION IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2438Peterfood-2017, the main food exhibition of the Northwestern District of Russia, opened in EXPOFORUM on November 15, with more than 200 supplier companies and 100 representatives from retail chain purchasing departments from 10 Russian cities taking part.2017-11-15WHO TO BE AND WHAT TO DO: EXPOFORUM EVENT SELECTS BEST YOUNG PROFESSIONALShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2439Three major events with participation of young workers and professionals will take place in EXPOFORUM on November 15. WorldSkills Russia, 3rd Open Regional Championship; Step into Your Job, city-wide competition for professional mastery “Step into Your Career-2017; and WorldSkills Junior competition.2017-11-15HORECA EXPERTS ASSEMBLE AT FIRST MEGUSTRO EVENThttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2437On November 7, EXPOFORUM welcomed MEGUSTRO, the first international gastronomic festival, the main HoReCa event in St. Petersburg. Thousands of professionals in the HoReCa industry, dozens of speakers and one hundred workshops turned the first gastronomic festival into a mega-event for the market of Russia’s Northern Capital.2017-11-07MAIN ZOOLOGICAL EXHIBITION OF THE COUNTRY TAKES PLACE IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2446ZooShow, the exhibition of house pets, started in EXPOFORUM on November 25. The event showcases thousands of animals – cats and dogs of various breeds, reptiles, ferrets, rodents, and even butterflies. Expressive shows, tasting of pet food and treats, photos with pets and prize raffles will be held on the main stage and at company booths.2017-11-04ST. PETERSBURG CELEBRATES JAVA INTEGRATIONhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2434Joker 2017, a technical conference for experienced Senior/Regular developers and team leads started in St. Petersburg on November 3. The conference annually brings together more than 1,000 participants with speakers representing market gurus, such as Apple Inc., Google, 8Kdata, JetBrains and others.2017-11-03EXPOFORUM-INTERNATIONAL CONQUERS THE SOUTHERN CONTINENThttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2435On November 1-4, the RSA will host the 84th International Congress of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The event will be attended by more than 500 participants from all over the world. Representing St. Petersburg and EXPOFORUM at the event are Sergey Voronkov, General Director of the Company, and Sergey Alexeev, President of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, Vice-President of ExpoForum-International.2017-11-03CHOREOGRAPHERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD COME TO ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/11/2436Dancers from all over Russia came to the Convention and Exhibition Center on November 1-6 to learn from the best choreographers in the world. The Center will host one of the most prominent festivals of choreography and dance in the world – Fordanzo Dance Camp.2017-11-03ST. PETERSBURG MARKS ALL SAINTS DAYhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/10/2387“Starcon: Halloween” took place on 28–29 October in Lenexpo. For two days, the festival was attended by over 6,000 people. There were 13 theme booths in the spirit of favourite films, comics, anime and video games, 500 cosplayers demonstrated costumes, and the holiday guests could go on a large quest with interactive assignments and watch a movie.2017-10-30REST AND WORK IN ST. PETERSBURG: EXPERTS SUMMARISED 6-MONTH RESULTShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/10/2388On 26 October the CEO of Expoforum International, Sergey Voronkov, spoke at the meeting of the Committee on Convention and Exhibition Activities and Tourism of the St. Petersburg Trade and Industry Chamber. The market participants summarised the 2017 6-month results and shared plans for the future.2017-10-27“REAL ESTATE FAIR” OPENED IN ST. PETERSBURGhttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/10/2389From 27 through 29 October, the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre will host the anniversary exhibition “Real Estate Fair.” Three independent displays: “City Real Estate,” “Suburban Real Estate” and “Foreign and Resort Real Estate” combined over 300 market players.2017-10-27EXPOFORM IS INCLUDED IN THE TOP 25 GLOBAL EVENT-SITEShttp://expoforum.ru/en/presscentre/2017/10/2390ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre was included in the top 25 global event sites in the EventMB version. The catalogue “25 Event Venues and Destinations to Watch in 2018” collects the best global complexes from the United States, Ireland, Canada, UAE and other countries. ExpoForum is the only representative from Russia.2017-10-26