Expocentre is a world-known Russian organizer of major trade shows and congresses in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe with close to 60 years of experience.
All own trade shows of Expocentre are supported by Russian federal executive authorities and national industry associations. Most of these shows are also held under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Expocentre was the first Russian company to join UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, in 1975. In 2005 we played host to the 72nd Annual Congress of UFI, the main international association of exhibition organizers.
Expocentre is a founding member of RUEF, the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (since 1991), and a member of the Guild of Exhibition and Fair Organizations of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Due to the development of convention activity, Expocentre also joined AIPC, the International Association of Congress Centres; ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association; IFES, the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services; EMECA, the European Major Exhibition Centres Association; and IAEE, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events.
General Director of Expocentre AO Sergey Bednov serves as a vice president of RUEF, the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, a member of the boards of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and the Guild of Exhibition and Fair Organizations of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Exhibition and convention facilities
Annually, Expocentre Fairgrounds hosts more than 100 international trade shows with more than one million professional visitors attending and about 30 thousand companies from more than 100 countries participating. It also accommodates more than 1000 conventions, conferences and similar events.
Today, Expocentre Fairgrounds comprises 9 fully equipped exhibition pavilions and 39 multifunctional halls for conventions, press conferences, meetings, seminars and symposia. The total exhibition space at Expocentre Fairgrounds is 165,000 sq m comprising 105,000 sq m of indoor space and 60,000 sq m of outdoor space.