INCON News 2019
INCON Cements Preferred Supplier relationship with ExpoForum St Petersburg
INCON, the international partnership of leading conference, event and association management companies, has announced the addition of Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Center, St Petersburg as a new preferred supplier. Expoforum is the jewel in the crown of Russian convention and exhibition centers. It regularly hosts major national and international business, sport and entertainment events. Through this new partnership, INCON hopes to play its role in helping St Petersburg raise its international profile.
Maria Tsedeviyn, International Development Director at Expoforum, remarked: we really look forward to work with INCON this year. They are the leading players in the conference and association space and we hope that this new partnership will be a winning relationship for INCON and for Expoforum.”
Over the next four years, ExpoForum will host more than 10 world congresses, including the Congress of the European Federation of Veterinary Associations of Animal Companions 2019; the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 2019; the World Congress of Chefs 2020; the World Rhinologic Congress 2021; the Euroskills Championship (Worldskills) 2022 as well as the World Energy Congress 2022.
Angela Guillemet, INCON Executive Director, “After the INCON visit to St Petersburg in November 2017, we have continued a strong relationship with ExpoForum. This is now cemented with the preferred supplier partnership. Anyone considering organising a meeting in Russia or looking for an alternative international destination, should consider Expoforum in St Petersburg. It is a state of the art convention centre, airy, bright and modern located in a city steeped in beauty, culture, history and hospitality. What more would you want for your international conference?”
The ExpoForum can accommodate up to 30,000 people. It consists of 3 pavilions (13 114 sq. m. each) and a congress centre for up to 10 000 pax. It includes a well developed meetings infrastructure: hotels, restaurants, bars, and a customs and logistics complex. The reputation of Expoforum as a state-of-the-art universal facility has been confirmed by many global commentators. It was short listed as “Best International Venue nomination” by Exhibition News Awards in 2018 and in 2019. It was also short listed as Building of the Year in the category “Architecture of Culture” by Archdaily, 2018; winner of the Russian Business Travel & MICE Award in the nomination “The Best Congress and Exhibition Center of Russia” in 2018 and as one of the Top 25 Event Venues and Destinations to watch in 2018 by EventMB.
For more information about ExpoForum, please consult http://expoforum-center.ru/en/
INCON is a partnership of the world’s leading conference and association management companies. The partnership covers 170 destinations and employs a total of 3,500 staff. INCON has substantial purchasing power and organises more than 10,000 projects annually, serving 3 million plus delegates. Jerusalem CVB and Goyang CVB are INCON preferred suppliers.