ExpoForum International is one of the leading companies on the Russian conventions and exhibitions market. Today the company’s portfolio includes more than 40 own projects in different industries, which are included among the top events in their respective fields: St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, Russian International Energy Forum, AgroRus International Agrobusiness Exhibition and Fair, SmartTransport International Innovative Forum of Passenger Transport, International Forum Russian Industrialist and many others.

The company manages Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Center.

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Center

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Center

Expoforum is one of the best and most advanced convention and exhibition centers in the world. It hosts major business, sport and entertainment events.

It consists of:

  • three exhibition pavilions
  • convention centre with a total holding capacity of 10,000 people (35 conference halls)
  • St. Petersburg’s first HILTON hotels
  • business centre
  • customs-and-logistics complex
  • cafes, restaurants and other such infrastructural amenities.
The reputation of Expoforum as a state-of-the-art universal facility has been confirmed on the global level
  • 2017 – included as one of the Top 25 Event Venues and Destinations to watch in 2018, according to EventMB, a leading global blog for event managers. ExpoForum is the only establishment from Russia on the list.
  • 2018 – included in the short list of Exhibition News Awards 2018, Best International Venue nomination. Exhibition News Awards is a prestigious UK-based prize.
  • 2018 – included in the short list of Building of the Year 2018, in the category “Architecture of Culture,” organized by Archdaily, the most popular architecture portal in the world.
The brand

The brand that showcases Expoforum in the global meeting industry is the Super E sign, which repeats the shape of the building itself. The three exhibition pavilions and the Congress Center form the four parallel elements of the Super E sign.

Expoforum is the main point on the map of business events. Major international forums attended by world leaders choose Expoforum as the venue for their event. These include the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian National Congress of Cardiology, 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, International Fishing Industry Forum and Fishing Industry, Seafood and Technology Exhibition, meeting of the Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union, 85th UFI Global Congress and other events.

Within the next four years, Expoforum will host more than 10 world congresses, including the Congress of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry 2018, Congress of the European Federation of Veterinary Associations of Animal Companions 2019, General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 2019, World Congress of Chefs 2020, World Rhinologic Congress 2021, Euroskills Championship (Worldskills) 2022, World Energy Congress 2022.

The convention and exhibition center can conveniently accommodate up to 30,000 people. Its well-developed infrastructure – a Hilton Hotel with 441 rooms, restaurants, bars, and a customs and logistics complex will allow Expoforum to become a real event cluster. The ExpoForum International Company will provide a comprehensive range of services, from catering and cleaning to transportation and travel support services.

ExpoForum International cooperates with leading international exhibition organizers

ExpoForum International cooperates with leading international exhibition organizers, including the ITE Group, Reed Exhibitions, Messe Düsseldorf, Messe Essen, Messe Frankfurt, Dolphin Exhibitions, as well as with leaders of the Russian exhibition market: RESTEC, FAREXPO, IMD EXPO, and Imperia сongress and exhibition company. The partners of the company include the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg and the Government of Leningrad Region, the Russian Convention Bureau, and the St. Petersburg Convention and Exhibition Bureau.

The company’s reputation is confirmed by its membership in prestigious international associations, such as the ICCA (International Association of Congresses and Conferences), AIPC (International Association of Congress Centers) and UFI (World Association of Exhibition Industry). ExpoForum International has been represented in the UFI by the company’s top management: General Director Sergey Voronkov serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President Sergey Alekseev serves as the Executive Vice President of the Association.