Last Friday, 14 February, the flashy and flamboyant opening ceremony of the ‘Ponaehali!’ international graphic art fair was held at the Expoforum convention and exhibition centre.
This year, specialists in the fields of industry, ecology and housing can expect a large-scale event: the “Ecology of a Big City” forum and the International Exhibition and Convention “Housing and Communal Services of Russia” will be held jointly with the St. Petersburg Technical Fair (SPTF) and the HI-TECH innovations exhibition in the Expoforum convention and exhibition centre from 18 to 20 March.
On 7 February, the opening ceremony of the third Nevskiy Larets International Trade Fair of Folk Arts and Crafts was held in the Expoforum convention and exhibition centre.
On February 6, the participants of UFI Global CEO Summit 2020 met with Pope Francis in the Vatican.
From 22 to 25 January, Expoforum International’s department of strategic communication, with support from the Convention Bureau and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organised a visit by the leaders of Mexico’s MICE industry to St. Petersburg. During the visit, the delegation visited the Expoforum convention and exhibition centre, met with representatives of St. Petersburg’s business community and discussed the trajectory of cooperation as part of the ninth Eurasian Event Forum.
From 22–24 January, the annual Eurasian Event Forum (EFEA), a communication platform for event industry professionals, was held in St. Petersburg. The overall theme of the Forum was the issue of sustainable development and the UN’s 17 goals. A wide-ranging business programme was carried out over three days, where the key speakers included employees of Expoforum International.
The Third Nevskiy Larets International Trade Fair of Folk Arts and Crafts, with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg and the Government of Leningrad Oblast, the association ‘Folk Arts and Crafts and Trades of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast’ and field-related regional associations, will be held from 7 to 9 February 2020 in the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre.