Exhibition World Russia Supplement - Page 9


Moscow : a capital choice

Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation , administrative centre of the Central Federal District and the centre of the Moscow Region . As of January 1 , 2021 , the population of Moscow was 12,655,050 people . Historically , Moscow has had a wide range of industries in its territory : from food processing , consumer goods manufacturing , textile , woodworking industries , to the aviation , aerospace , automotive and chemical industries . There are many leading research institutes and several enterprises of the military-industrial complex .
Major events held in the region Over the past five years , Moscow has hosted a number of major international events , including :
• The FIFA World Cup 2018
• World Travel Awards 2020
• 2020 SCO and BRICS Summit
• International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS , Aviasalon
• ARMY , International Congresses and Exhibitions
• International Safety & Security Exhibition , International Congresses and Exhibitions
• Prodexpo , Expocentre
• Metalloobrabotka , Expocentre
• WorldBuild Moscow / MosBuild , Hyve Group
• Mebel , exhibition for furniture , Expocentre
• Agroprodmash , Expocentre
• COMTRANS , Messe Frankfurt RUS In Moscow there are 68 RUEF members , among them 37 exhibition organisers . The full list can be found at : www . ruef . ru
Main exhibition venues 1 . The Expocentre Fairgrounds are situated on the Moscow River embankment , and the complex extends over a total exhibition area of 165,000sqm , 105,000sqm of it indoors . Expocentre has nine pavilions , with their areas ranging from 800sqm up to 12,000sqm . There are 39 halls with capacities ranging from 50 to 500 people .
2 . VDNH , to the north of the centre , covers 325 hectares , and boasts historical pavilions , arches , museums , ponds , parks , fountains and sculptures . It has 49 cultural heritage sites and the exhibition facilities include 15 pavilions of between 100sqm to 24,000sqm . Visitors can also see the restored Soviet pavilion from Expo 67 in Montreal ( now the Moscow Pavilion ). The complex also has 40 conference venues able to host from between 20 and 700 people .
3 . Crocus Expo IEC offers an indoor exhibition area totalling 366,100sqm and an outdoor exhibition area of 219,000sqm . The complex has 19 pavilions and the Crocus Congress Centre offers 52 conference halls , including the flexible Crocus Congress Hall that brings together 36 conference halls with an option to build up rooms of any configuration and size . Crocus Expo has been used to hosting 350 events annually and up to 10 million visitors a year .
RUEF and Expocentre : 30 years together Moscow ’ s Expocentre AO is an internationally acclaimed exhibition and convention company with over 60 years of experience .
In 1991 , Expocentre was one of the founders of the RUEF and most of its trade shows are leaders in the Russian National Exhibition Rating , compiled by the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and
Above : Expocentre in Moscow City
On behalf of the trade fair industry in Germany , the German Trade Fair Association AUMA cordially congratulates the RUEF on its 30th anniversary . Like our countries , our associations have a long history of co-operation . Russia is an important market for German trade fair organisers and Germany ’ s export-oriented economy . Trade fairs are one of the best stages for learning about innovations , revolutionary ideas and problem solving as well as for cross-border exchange and trusting contacts between nations . AUMA – Association of the German Trade Fair Industry
the RUEF , and they carry the RUEF and UFI logos .
Expocentre owns a multifunctional exhibition and conference venue in central Moscow ( mentioned above ) and has a portfolio of international shows covering key industries . These shows are supported by the Russian federal executive authorities and national industry associations .