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ABOUT EFEA

EFEA will unite all industry professionals: exhibition organisers, professional congress organisers, event agencies, incentive travel companies. Industry representatives from more than 28 countries and 25 regions of Russia will take part in the event.

EFEA - the finalist of the international ivent-award Global Event Awards 2014
R&C Market Research Company – the winner of the award "Gold Puzzle 2014 — the Best Event-project" in the nomination "Debut of Year"

The main objective of the Europe + Asia Event Forum to create a convenient communications site for the events industry professionals that provides an opportunity to establish international relations, share experience and innovations, attract investments and expand business networking in the global event.

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  • Exhibition companies:
    RUEF members, exhibition organisers
  • Meetings industry companies:
    PCOs (professional conference organisers)
    DMCs (destination management companies)
  • Hotels
  • Venues
  • Incentive and business travel companies
  • Customers
  • Events agencies
  • Suppliers
  • Governmental entities: regional branch-wise departments and convention bureau
  • Festivals and large-scale events organisers
  • Chambers of commerce and industry
  • World Trade Centers Education & HR companies
  • Branch-wise mass media and branch-wise events organisers
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Programme

  • 18 JANUARY
  • 19 JANUARY
  • 20 JANUARY

The EFEA 2017 programme will be available soon
To apply for participation in VI Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2017 send us an email to info@euras-forum.com

Participate

The EFEA 2017 programme will be available soon
To apply for participation in VI Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2017 send us an email to info@euras-forum.com

Participate

The EFEA 2017 programme will be available soon
To apply for participation in VI Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2017 send us an email to info@euras-forum.com

Participate

SPEAKERS

  • Sergey Bednov Chairman of the RF CCI Committee on Fair and Exhibition Activities, General Director, ZAO Expocentre (Russia, Moscow)
  • Sergei Alekseev Chairman of Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, Vice President, EXPOFORUM, (Russia, Saint Petersburg), UFI President for the period 2015/2016
  • Vladimir Salamatov General Director, WTC Moscow (Russia, Moscow)
  • Serguei Trofimov President, Restec Group (Russia, St. Petersburg)
  • Karla Juegel Founder & CEO Messe | Marketing
  • Nikolai Karasev Director General
    ExpoEffect Consulting & Training Agency
  • Christian Glasmacher Senior Vice President
    Koelnmesse GmbH
  • Wallusch Dorota Manager of Communication Division at Visitors Communication Department
    Poznań International Fair Ltd.
  • Manukovskaya Evgeniya CEO& Co-Founder
    Expomap
  • Rowena Arzt Director of Business Development
    UFI
  • Mr. Kevin Wei Secretary General of Taiwan Exhibition & Convention Association (TECA), Member of Advisory Committee on Organization Development of TAITRA
  • Fedorov Alexey СEO, BBI
  • Milakov Artem Founder of Sponsorsburo #1, event and sponsorship expert
  • Alik Arslanov Managing partner, Insta Time
  • Ekaterina Yanut Head of Hospitality and Leisure Advisory Services in St. Petersburg, Real Estate Consulting and Valuation Department, EY (Ernst and Young)
  • Kudaeva Natalia Senior Sales Manager
    Sokos Hotels
  • Dvoretskaya Nataliya Senior Consultant
    CEB SHL Russia&CIS
  • Skobeltsyna Zoya CEO Line up event/art/pr
  • Rumancev Dmitriy Director
    Internet-marketing ot A do Ja
  • Dmitriy Statovskiy CEO, founder "1Reality"
  • Robert Eysoldt Creative Consultant
    ZEROOVERHEAD
    www.zerooverhead.de
  • Ziemiańska Agnieszka Senior Sales Manager
    ICE Kraków Congress Centre
  • Bortnyuk Ilya CEO, general manager
    Light Music/Stereoleto festival
  • Sergey Babich Executive director
    Colisium Ticketing
  • Juliya Rybakova Director of regional projects
    Consulting group "City of masters"
  • Sirotin Alexander Marketing Director
    Metro St. Petersburg
  • Natalia Malashenko Stakeholder Relations Director, Russia
    UPM
  • Kovarskaya Elena smm and sales expert
  • Dmitry Smirkin PR director
    NCDC by Vnesheconombank Group
  • Bobretsova Aleksandra Leader of the Russian National Intellectual Conference INRU
  • Mandzhieva Kermen Victorovna
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Beier Head of Department „Exhibition, Congress and Event Management“
    Cooperative State University Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Demishin Andrey Vice-President
    Don-Plaza
  • Nikita Kellermann Founder
    Kellermann
  • Savelyev Denis CEO
    Texterra Digital Marketing Agency
  • Maltsev Alexander General director
    Festival «BEINRUSSIA - 2016»
  • Kirsanov Igor General Director
    RESTEC Exhibition Company
  • Olsson David Commercial Director
    UBM
  • Vladimir Bannikov Director General
    Exhibition Company “Mir-Expo”
  • Eugenia Antonova Director of Communications
    Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art
  • Elena Vassilieva PhD in Culture, associate professor, Higher Education Reform Expert, Deputy Head of Department of the Economic and Quality Management
  • OLGA BALANDINA Head of PR department KudaGo
  • Liudmila Smorodova RUEF Executive Director
  • Shalyto Inna Chairwoman of the Committee for tourism development
  • Sakharova Julia Head of HeadHunter North-West
  • Freerk FABER director
    World Trade Center Twente
  • Ostrovskiy Alexandr General director
    LLC “Venue management consulting”
  • Eugen Alles Managing Director
    OOO “Messe Frankfurt RUS”
  • Sergey Voronkov Chief Executive Officer
    ExpoForum International Ltd
  • Elena Ublieva Deputy CEO for Commerce
    ExpoForum International Ltd
  • Makeev Dmitriy Director for Regional Cooperation
    EXIAR
  • Zholya Yulia Managing partner
    Show&Motion
  • Ekaterina Kolyada Chairperson of the Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing (AKMR) (Moscow, Russia)
  • Anna Kovalevskaya Head Territory Development Department VDNH
  • Maksim Dokuchaev Chief, Department for International Relations
    Ekaterinburg City Administration
  • Boytsova Rimma Head of Department for Congress and Exhibition Activity
    VDNH, OJSC
  • Svetlana Kolosova The Head of the company
    Staraya Ploschad Сonsulting Group
  • Georgiy B. Sokolov Marketing director
    Genesis: Intellectual Solutions
  • Tatiana Antonchik Corporate Communications Director Eastern Europe region
    Baltika Breweries
  • Elikova Elena Head of conference Department
    220 Volt
  • Dr. Thomas Pollehn Senior Consultant
    JWC GmbH
    (Cologne, Germany)
  • Adzhiev Aznaur Minister of Press and Information of the Republic of Dagestan
    The Government of the Republic of Dagestan
  • Iakovlev Leonid Chairman of regional committee of Russian Marketing Service Association, founder and Development Director of communications agency Modul Pro
  • Alyaksandr Galmukov Deputy Minister of Industry , Trade and Investment RD
    The Government of the Republic of Dagestan
  • Lukoyanov Alexander Analyst
    INRU.rating
  • Gorgadze Alexei Analyst
    INRU.rating
  • Chetvergova Anna CEO
    Saint-Petersburg Convention Bureau
  • Zima Anton Managing director
    Advanza LLC
  • Kostin Stepan Head of clients development department
    BRANDI
  • Alexey Laukart General director
    RODER OOO
  • Medvedev Danila Футуролог
    Российское Трансгуманистическое Движение
  • Sergey Nepomnyaschiy CHEEF ARCHITECT
    HELIOTECTURE INSTITUTE
  • Anthony Russo Director of Trade Services
    WTC Denver
  • SEVASTYANOV ANDREY Head of team
    B-TUNING Racing team
  • Armando Canova Director
    Italdom
  • Andrey Zhukovsky Chairman of the Executive Committee
    Moscow Convention Bureau
  • Evgenii Boiarkin Advertising manager, Marketing dept, West region
    VimpelCom (“Beeline” brand)

"EFEA Expo"

«EFEA Expo» - exhibition of technological opportunities.
«EFEA Expo» is the part of the V Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA), an opportunity to establish international relations, share experience and innovations, attract investments and expand business networking in the global events industry. EFEA will unite all industry professionals: exhibition organisers, professional congress organisers, event agencies, incentive travel companies. Industry representatives from more than 26 countries and 25 regions of Russia will take part in the event.

      

   

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Еvent Talents

Event TALENTS, International contest of young events industry professionals Event TALENTS brings together young experts working in the event industry. This competition offers them a chance to share their opinion on the event industry's potential, future, and their vision of the “Event of the dream”.

The competition finalists, including representatives of universities and colleges, event companies, and PR agencies (aged 30 or younger), will share their presentations with the key market players of the Meetings industry; the winner will be selected by a professional jury, consisting of international experts and market leaders.

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JOBS FAIR For the meetings industry professionals

JOBS FAIR – presentation for the meetings industry professionals «Express Yourself! », The potential employers from Russian and international companies will review CVs and essays of participants.

The main objective of the Jobs Fair:
- To provide the opportunity for event industry professional to present their achievements and skills in the field of events to the potential employers (HR and decisions makers) with the purpose of employment.
- To provide assistance and to satisfy the demands of the event industry companies in recruiting qualified staff for open positions.

MATCHMAKING CENTRE

Log in to matchmaking system

Matchmaking is the on-line system for business meetings. Matchmaking Centre provides opportunities for individual meetings and networking.

Matchmaking provides:
- Look through the Forum participants profiles;
- Place your company information to make it available for other participants;
- Find business partners and pre-arrange meetings prior to the event;
- Schedule your visit of the Forum considering the congress events and confirmed meetings;
- Hold scheduled meetings in a comfortable area with catering at the Forum venue.

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EFEA Awards

In 2017, for the third time the professional EFEA award will be hand over in the frameworks of Europe + Asia Event Forum.

On the results of voting of leading experts and mass media representatives leading companies operating on the Russian market, forums, exhibitions, congresses and festivals will be awarded the diploma and the special prize. The prize will be awarded in three nominees: "Recognition", "Cooperation" and "Grand project". EFEA Awards encourages organisers of exhibitions and conventions, promotes advanced industry technology, promotes industry and promotes the original exhibition and congress projects.

Venue

PETROCONGRESS is a new unique venue in St. Petersburg that offers high-level international congress events services (forums, congresses, conferences, symposia, business meetings, exhibitions, education programs and special events).

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PARTICIPATION PACKAGE

  • Package
    VIP
  • Package
    “Standard”
  • Package “Foreign delegation/ Convention Bureau”
  • Package
    “RUEF and WTC”
  • Package
    “Single Day”

Package VIP

  • Accreditation of 1 company representative with the right to participate in all Forum sessions according the Forum programme
  • Participant’s kit with all Forum materials (Programme Book, presentation materials, complimentary tickets: get-together, Gala-dinner)
  • Providing with the access to the on-line Forum materials after the event (presentations, programme book, photos)
  • Participation in the Matchmaking Center
  • Participation with a speech in any session (to be agreed with the Organising Committee) *The presentation should not include direct and indirect advertising
  • Providing with a place for meetings (not more than 2 hours every day of the forum) *The time must be agreed with the Organising Committee in advance
  • Providing with the interpreter during the meetings (not more than 2 hours every day of the forum) *The time must be agreed with the Organising Committee in advance
  • Placement of information about the participant in the official Programme Book of the Forum (photo, Surname, Given name, position, contacts) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2015
  • Placement of  company information  in the official Programme Book of the Forum (logo, summary about company up to 400 characters) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2015 * This is available only for Vip-package and sponsors
  • Placement of  company leaflets / brochures in special leaflet holders in the presentation area of the Forum
  • Lunches, coffee-breaks within the framework of the Forum
  • Participation in the Gala-Dinner

Price:

1 175 €

Package “Standard”

  • Accreditation of 1 company representative with the right to participate in all Forum sessions according the Forum programme
  • Participant’s kit with all Forum materials (Programme Book, presentation materials, complimentary tickets including get-together)
  • Providing with the access to the on-line Forum materials after the event (presentations, programme book, photos)
  • Participation in Matchmaking Center
  • Placement of information about the participant in the official Programme Book of the Forum (photo, Surname, Given name, position of participant, contacts) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2014
  • Placement of information about the participant in the official Forum web-site www.euras-forum.com
  • Lunches, coffee-breaks within the framework of the Forum
  • Participation in the Gala-Dinner

Price:

970 €

Package “Foreign delegation / Convention Bureau”

Special terms are available to foreign state representatives of federal, regional and municipal levels

  • Participation of 4-5 persons as an official regional delegation – accreditation of  1 delegate as a bonus
  • Participation of 6-10 persons as official regional delegation – accreditation of  2 delegate as a bonus
  • Participation in all Forum sessions according the Forum programme
  • Information materials of the Forum (Programme Book, presentation materials, complimentary tickets including Gala-dinner)
  • Providing with the access to the on-line Forum materials after the event (presentations, programme book, photos)
  • Participation in Matchmaking Center
  • Placement of information about the participants in the official Programme Book of the Forum (photo, Surname, Given name, position of participant, contacts) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2015
  • Placement of information about the participants in the official Forum web-site www.euras-forum.com
  • Lunches, coffee-breaks within the framework of the Forum
  • Participation in the Gala-Dinner

Price:

Price per each delegate

700 €

Package WTC”

Special terms are available to members of World Trade Centres

  • Accreditation of 1 company representative
  • Information materials of the Forum (Programme Book, presentation materials, complimentary tickets including get-together, Gala Dinner)
  • Providing with the access to the on-line Forum materials after the event (presentations, programme book, photos)
  • Participation in the Matchmaking Center
  • Placement of information about the participant in the official Programme Book of the Forum  (photo, Surname, Given name, position of participant, contacts) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2015
  • Placement of information about the participant on the official Forum web-site www.euras-forum.com
  • Lunches, coffee-breaks within the framework of the Forum
  • Participation in the Gala-Dinner

Price:

770 €

Package “Single Day”

Special offer for visiting themed sessions

  • Accreditation of 1 company representative with the right to participate in the any day of the Forum
  • Providing with the access to the on-line Forum materials after the event (presentations, programme book, photos)
  • Participation in the Matchmaking center
  • Placement of information about the participant in the official Programme Book of the Forum (photo, Surname, Given name, position of participant, contacts) *  The information must be provided before 10.12.2015
  • Placement of information about the participant on the official Forum web-site www.euras-forum.com
  • Lunches, coffee-breaks

Price:

260 €

News

  • Happy New Year!

  • EFEA Awards winners announced in St. Petersburg

    Event industry leaders were announced in St. Petersburg at the official award ceremony of independent EFEA Awards. The ceremony took place in the Garden City Expocentre. Part of the Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) held in St. Petersburg on 21-23 January was the official award ceremony of independent EFEA Awards.[...] more
  • EFEA: Convention bureau to foster industry development

    The second day of the Europe + Asia Event Forum was marked by a session “The role of convention bureau in the industry development”. The session was attended by Gebert Janssen, Managing Director, De Feest- & Eventarchitect B.V. (the Netherlands); Miloš Milovanović, former head of Serbia CVB (Belgrade, Serbia); Ksenya Boykova [...] more
  • New impulses for economic and trade relations today

    WTC Session “Development of international trade and economic relations and the role of World Trade Centers” featured a lively discussion between representatives of World Trade Centers of various regions of Russia. Experts discussed Russia’s potential for development of international cooperation under current conditions by the example of various countries. more
  • Russia’s export potential as a driving force for the event industry

    The first day of the 4th edition of Europe + Asia Event Forum opened with an extended session of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation dedicated to exhibition and fair business and support of manufacturers and exporters. This key event of the Forum attracted wide interest among Russian experts and specialists from the former Soviet states and other foreign countries. more
  • Change Management

    Why to change business processes and management? How will it result in a company’s workflow? How to prevent failures? The questions were answered by international experts at the open seminar in PetroCongress Congress Centre in St. Petersburg. more
  • EFEA AWARDS

    21 – 23 January 2015 PetroCongress Congress Centre (5 Lodeynopolskaya Str., St. Petersburg) will host Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA 2015) with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.[...] more
  • Serguei Trofimov: Russia’s events industry has unmeasurable potential

    St. Petersburg is going to host the Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) for the fourth time in its history. This unique communication platform will bring together events industry representatives from 28 countries around the world and 25 Russian regions. Serguei Trofimov, president of RESTEC Group and chairman of the EFEA Organising Committee, has shared his thoughts on the industry’s development capacity and the forum’s mission [...] more
  • German trade fairs grow once again in the first half of 2014

    Following slight increase in 2013, international and national trade fairs in Germany have grown once again in the first half of 2014, according to preliminary calculations by AUMA, the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry. The 107 trade fairs, which took place between January and June, demonstrated an average of around 1% more exhibitors [...] more
  • St.Peterburg congratulates Prague: the ICCA Congress 2017 will be held in Czech Republic.

    On 18th May 2014 in Frankfurt After presentations from the three shortlisted destinations, Gdansk in Poland, the Czech Republic capital of Prague and Russian city St. Petersburg, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors announced the winning destination at the ICCA Mid-Year meetings at IMEX. Mr. Nardone greatly appreciated the [...] more
  • Post press release

    From 22 to 24 January 2014, the 3rd Europe+Asia Event Forum took place in PetroCongress (5 Lodeynopolskaya street, St. Petersburg) with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (EFEA 2014). The event was organised by R&C Market Research Company. EFEA is a communication platform for building a professional dialogue [...] more

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OFFICIAL PARTNER OF EFEA AWARDS

 

Partner Gala-dinner

 

Official accommodation partner

 

OFFICIAL HR-PARTNER OF JOBS FAIR

 

OFFICIAL TRANSLATION COMPANY

 

GENERAL INFORMATION PARTNER OF THE "EXHIBITION INDUSTRY" SESSIONS

 

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Infopartners

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  • EFEA 2013

  • EFEA 2014

  • EFEA 2015

  • EFEA 2016

REFERENCES

«It is very good that industry professionals have the opportunity to meet in St. Petersburg, and especially now when the Russian market is interesting and open to cooperating»

Paul Woodward

CEO, Global Association
of the Exhibition
Industry (UFI)

“The Europe+Asia Event Forum was organized by professionals: it had a good programme, and discussions were led by interesting speakers on relevant topics. I wish EFEA all the best and good luck in the future!”

Johanna Fischer

Managing director
TMF dialog marketing GmbH

«The Europe+Asia Event Forum has its own personality. Today, developing business meetings is a relevant topic, since it is a good trens. The forum is becoming more interesting every year, with much attention being paid to international cooperation»

Vladimir Strashko

Vice President,Сhamber of
Commerce and Industry
of the Russian Federation

In my opinion EFEA has a major impact on educating industry by showing good world examples and giving a possibility of networking with peers from Europe and Asia. It is very important for the major industry players from a region to have such a great opportunity to exchange views and share opinions. Conference is a real business platform for the meeting industry companies and ‘a must’ event to attend.

Anna Gorska

ICCA Central European Chapter Chairperson,
Development Director,
Expo XXI Warsaw International
Expocentre Poland (Poland)

Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing supports this event not the first time and it's not a coincidence. We should note that we are very impressed by a comprehensive approach of the organizer to the industry needs. It is important that organizers are several media, consulting, marketing research and PR, exhibition and event companies with the large-scale projects implemented in the event and exhibition industry. These activities allow the approach to market analysis that will be discussed together with the speakers and participants of the Europe + Asia Event Forum ".

Ekaterina Kolyada

Chairperson of the
Russian Association of Communication
Directors and Corporate
Publishing (AKMR)

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