Other venues with exhibition and congress facilities
Service companies in the events industry:
Logistics and brokerage services
70% organise exhibitions and congresses
45% organise events abroad
60% organise events for more than 10 years
67% make decisions in the company
60% look for contractors
71% look for venues
UFI Research Manager & Secretary of the UFI Sustainable Development Working Group (Paris, France)
«It’s my first time to EFEA, but I represent UFI and UFI is being participating several times. My impression is very good. It is always nice to be in touch with local markets for UFI. And Russian market is a big market, so it’s very interesting and useful to be there».
Chief, Procurement Services Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO (Vienna, Austria)
«I’m very grateful for the kind invitation by the Europe+Asia Event Forum to participate in this event. I’m extremely impressed about the programme. I opened for myself, and also for my organization, in terms of how advanced Russia is in the field of exhibition industry and in organizing events».
Managing, Morgenwelt GmbH (Hamburg, Germany)
«It looks like a very specific event to discuss new things about event industry».
Director General Expocentre AO Chairman of the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)
«The annual Europe+Asia Event Forum has acquired the status of an authoritative event for specialists of the industry. Opening a new business season, EFEA allows you to take stock of the work, get up-to-date information about the state of the industry and determine the vector of its development».
CEO, UFI, Global Association of the Exhibition Industry
«The Europe+Asia Event Forum is a meeting place for colleagues, a great platform for exchanging and obtaining new ideas and insights».
Secretary General, Italian Exhibition and Trade Fair Association (AEFI)
«The EFEA is a great opportunity to see how the Russian exhibition industry and meetings industry work.»
CEO ICCA, International Congress and Convention Association
«The forum provides a great opportunity for the exchange of opinions – it’s what drives the industry forward.»
Head of ICCA Central European Chapter, Development director of Expo XXI Warsaw
International Expocentre Poland
«The EFEA is a real business site for meeting industry professionals – it is a must-visit event.»
«In recent years the Forum has become a significant part of the exhibition community, exhibition industry.»
Nick Dugdale - Moore
Business Development Manager UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry
«The programme is great! The most relevant topics for the industry that are always interesting to discuss with colleagues are touched upon here».
President & CEO, jwc GmbH (Cologne, Germany)
«I really like the programme and networking».
Professor, London Metropolitan University
«My recent for being in St-Petersburg is because I’m a member of the «ERASMUS+» project. That has been organised to develop a master degree in tourism for universities in Russia and Kyrgyzstan. It’s my pleasure to be at this wonderful forum where I can meet my colleagues and share experience».
Director of exhibition, fair and congress activities department of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)
«We held а productive meeting of the chamber of Commerce and Industry og the Russian Federation dedicated to the preparation of the draft law «About exhibition, fair and congress activities in the Russian Federation. It’s a pleasure to work with the organisers of this event. The atmosphere during the forum was very friendly».
General Director of AVK «Expoeffekt» (Moscow, Russia)
«I love to come to St. Petersburg. It is wonderful that the EFEA is held here. For me it is an opportunity to communicate with colleagues, like-minded people, to exchange the latest ideas, news, to maintain relations».
Director of marketing in NEOLANT company, founder of the EXPOschool (Moscow, Russia)
«I am here at this forum for the first time. I would like to note that here you can find a representatives of the entire industry: clients, venues, agencies… So it is possible to look at the situation from different angles and to get different opinions. The programme presents a very interesting slice of what is happening in the industry right now. I want to have time to visit all the sessions».