is a world-known Russian exhibition company, which has always retained its status of a leading organizer of largest international exhibitions in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe, and of Russia’s national expositions at EXPO exhibitions.
In 2014 the company celebrated its 55th anniversary.
Expocentre was the first Russian company to join UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry in 1975. In 2005 we played host to the 72nd Annual Congress of UFI, the main international association of exhibition organizers.
Expocentre is a founding member of RUEF, the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (since 1991), and a member of the Guild of Exhibition and Fair Organizations of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Expocentre carries out organizational and methodical activities to encourage the development of exhibition activity in regional Russia.
Due to the development of convention activity Expocentre joined AIPC – the International Association of Congress Centres in 2005, and in 2006 became a member of ICCA – the International Congress and Convention Association.
Expocentre provides the highest level of services to participants and visitors to its exhibitions and conventions. It allowed the company to become a member of IFES – the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services. (IFES, 2011).
Expocentre is the first Eastern European company to become a member of EMECA, the European Major Exhibition Centres Association (2012).
General Director of Expocentre ZAO Sergey Bednov serves as a member of the boards of UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and RUEF – the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs.
In 2014 Expocentre ZAO has become a member of IAEE – the International Association of Exhibitions and Events.
EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION FACILITIES
Today Expocentre Fairgrounds comprises nine fully equipped exhibition pavilions with the most modern infrastructure and facilities, multifunctional halls for conventions, press conferences, meetings, seminars and symposia.
The total exhibition space at Expocentre Fairgrounds in 165,000 sqm comprising 105,000 sqm of indoor space and 60,000 sqm of outdoor space.
Annually, Expocentre Fairgrounds hosts over 100 international exhibitions attended by over two million professional visitors, and accommodates over 800 conventions, symposia and conferences.
For its successful performance Expocentre has received a lot of awards that serve as recognition for the company’s achievements in the creation of this country’s positive image, for the revival of the best traditions of the national entrepreneurship, and the creation of conditions for a constructive dialogue between the state and business.
Over the recent years Expocentre has been awarded honorary certificates and has become a laureate of various awards that include Golden Mercury National Prize (2005, 2011), Superbrand International Award (2006), Leader of Economic Development of Russia International Prize (2006), Golden Certificate of Quality (2006), Leader of Economic Development of Russia International Prize in the Best Tax Payer of Russia Nomination (2006) and in the Contribution to Doubling of GDP Nomination (2007), National Economy Elite International Award (2008). The European Quality Award (2008) and the International Socrates Award in the Economics and Business Nomination (2008) were presented in the Office of the Lord Mayor of Oxford and Windsor Castle.
In 2010 Expocentre received two more prestigious awards.
Under the assistance programme of developing world economy, the International Assembly for Economic, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation – Global World presented Russia and Expocentre representing it with the Global World Economic Award. Its symbols – the Global World Economic Award Official Diploma and the Economic Development Achievements Special Prize – were handed out to Expocentre in Vienna, Austria.
At the Summit organized by the European Business Assembly (ЕВА) in Oxford, Great Britain Expocentre was presented with the Best Enterprise of Europe Award.
Under the decree No.765 issued by the Government of the Russian Federation on September 28, 2009 Expocentre was given the Quality Award of the Government of the Russian Federation for great achievements in providing quality services and introduction of quality management.
Expocentre regards it not only as a big award but also as an impetus for further development and improvement of quality of our events and services.
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