Europe + Asia Event Forum
January 2022
St. Petersburg | PetroCongress Congress Centre
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|Results EFEA 2021|

418 DELEGATES
9 COUNTRIES
23 REGIONS
OF RUSSIA
120 MEETINGS
through
matchmaking system

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|EFEA STRUCTURE|

Business programme
education & inspiration
Event EXPO
services & products presentation
Matchmaking Centre
pre-sheduled target meetings
EFEA Awards
celebration the success of colleagues
Gala Dinner
partying with colleagues
Event Talents
new faces of the industry

|SPEAKERS EFEA|

Speaker
Sergei Korneev
Committee for Tourism Development of St. Petersburg
Speaker
Alexander Stuglev
Roscongress Foundation
Speaker
Sergey Voronkov
Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs
Speaker
Kai Hattendorf
UFI
Senthil Gopinath
ICCA CEO, International Congress and Convention Association ICCA
Speaker
Marco Spinger
AUMA Assosiation of the German Trade Fair Industry
Sergey Bednov
Expocentre JSC
Speaker
Alexei Kalachev
Association "National Convention Bureau"
Speaker
Jochen Witt
Jwc gmbh
Speaker
Denzil Rankin
AMR International
Speaker
Sergey Alekseev
"Expoforum-International"
Speaker
Gennady Shatalov
FROS RegionPR, Voronezh
Speaker
Sergey Medvednikov
Private Clubs Alliance
Speaker
Ruslan Demyanenko
eventicious
Speaker
Olga Akimova
Angelo by Vienna House Ekaterinburg 4 *
Speaker
Nick Dugdale Moore
International Exhibition Association
Speaker
Tamara Bernstein
ICCA Regional Director (Europe), International Congress and Convention Association ICCA
Speaker
Eugen Alles
Messe Frankfurt GmbH subsidiary in Russia
Speaker
Christian Glasmacher
COLOGNE MESSE – Koelnmesse
Speaker
Maria Dmitrieva
Corporate University "Gazprom Neft"
Speaker
Alexander Korchagin
Stage Pro
Speaker
Oleg Petryashev
Technocrat
Speaker
Denis Tsygankov
Holiday Embassy
Speaker
Guzal Burnaeva
Speaker
Marina Petrova
NASDOBR
Speaker
Olga Randino
Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau
Speaker
Maria Lagun
Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau
Speaker
Arkady Kiselev
Investment Promotion Agency of Sverdlovsk region
Speaker
Marcus Lee
China Travel Online & Welcome China
Speaker
Darya Ostrovskaya
R&C Market Research Company
Speaker
Slava Khodko
Roscongress Foundation
Speaker
Alexandra Yurkova
R&C Market Research Company
Speaker
Maria Kirillova
Association of Event Agencies of Northern Europe Baltic Event Industry Club (BEIC)
Speaker
Catherine Nedelina
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Speaker
Alexandr Nedoshivin
Almazov National Medical Research Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Speaker
Margarita Ushakova
Speaker
Jason Koenigsfeld
Club Managers Association of America CMAA
Speaker
Roman Kruchenik
eventicious
Speaker
Sergei Chernyshevsky
STO Congress
Speaker
Irina stefan
FIBO Group Ltd
Speaker
Nikolai Yakovlev
Speaker
Sergei Ryzhov
Business tourism and events agency MICE Market
Speaker
Natalia Mikhailova
Speaker
Ekaterina Poimanova
Speaker
Grigoriy Airiev
TOP Moderator
Speaker
Ruslan Bondarenko
TOP Moderator
Speaker
Tatiana Anisimova
Speaker
Igor Danilov
EKATERINBURG-EXPO
Speaker
Vladimir Rusanov
ANO "KVC INVEST"
Speaker
Inna Ryndina
Barkhnatnye Seasons resort
Speaker
Anna Sadovnichaya
CJSC "EXPOCENTRE"
Speaker
Vera Zemskova

|PARTICIPANTS EFEA|

Events organisers:

  • Exhibition companies
  • Meetings industry companies: PCOs (professional conference organisers) DMCs (destination management companies)
  • Festivals and large-scale events organisers
  • Event agencies

Regional Marketing Organizations:

  • Convention bureau
  • City tourist offices
  • Regional tourism committees

Venues:

  • Congress venues
  • Exhibition venues
  • Hotels
  • Other venues with exhibition and congress facilities

Service companies in the events industry:

  • Stand construction
  • Technical support
  • Media services
  • Temporary staff
  • Security
  • Logistics and brokerage services
  • Design, decoration
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

|REFERENCES EFEA|

Christian Druart
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».
Michael Dethlefsen
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».
Bjorn Hansen
Managing, Morgenwelt GmbH (Hamburg, Germany)
«It looks like a very specific event to discuss new things about event industry».
Сергей Беднов
Sergey Bednov
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».
Kai Hattendorf
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».
Loredana Sarti
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.»
Martin Sirk
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.»
Anna Górska
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.»
Sergey Alexeev
UFI vice-president, RUEF President, ExpoForum, Jsc vice-president
«In recent years the Forum has become a significant part of the exhibition community, exhibition industry.»
Ник Дагдейл-Мур
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».
Йохен Витт
Jochen Witt
President & CEO, jwc GmbH (Cologne, Germany)
«I really like the programme and networking».
Дэвид Хинд
David Hind
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».
Игорь Коротин
Igor Korotyn
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».
Николай Карасев
Nikolay Karasev
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».
Николай Карасев
Elena Konvisar
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».

|ORGANIZER EFEA|

R&C MARKET
RESEARCH COMPANY
The only company in Russia providing a full range of marketing and consulting services in the events industry

|TEAM EFEA|

Елена Карпова
Participation:
ELENA KARPOVA
Каролина Петрова
Programme producer:
KAROLINA PETROVA
Карина Драгунова
Partnership:
Karina Dragunova
Дмитрий Поддаев
Media partnership:
Dmitry Poddaev

|OUR OTHER PROJECTS|

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Forum for events industry professionals
and their customers
Event LIVE Forum
Event LIVE Forum brings together professionals of the events industry and their customers to communicate in Matchmaking center and solve practical issues in the organization of events.

|WHERE AND WHEN |

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PetroCongress Congress Centre, Lodeynopolskaya st., 5

|PARTNERS EFEA|

Organizer
Under patronage
Diamond sponsor
Экспоцентр
Supported by
КВБ
uefexpo
uefexpo
association partner
auma
Official venue
Matchmaking partner
Linist
Mobile app partner
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Catering partners
Official linguistic partner
ЭГО Транслейтинг
GENERAL ONLINE
MEDIA PARTNER
GENERAL MEDIA PARTNER
PRINT EDITION
congresstime.ru
General media partner
of the exhibition area
exponet
Media partners
ТАСС
Expomap

All partners