Rus News Journal

The seminar on industrial exhibitions

the Union of exhibitions and fairs has decided to help small firms

on November, 18th and 19 with Moscow in expocentre on Red Presne has passed
a seminar of the Union of exhibitions and fairs. On it questions of the organisation and
carrying out of industrial exhibitions in the CIS, and also activity prospects
the union were discussed. Representatives of Committee on affairs have taken part in seminar work
exhibitions and fairs of German economy (Germany), Trading - industrial chamber
Russia, exhibition firms from the CIS and from other countries.

the Union of exhibitions and fairs is created in St.-Petersburg in December, 1991 as
not state, noncommercial organisation. A staff - apartment - in Bottom
Novgorod. Among founders of the Union - joint-stock companies Expocentre
Lenexpo The All-Russia exhibition centre, and also the exhibition organisations
Russia, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine.

Organizers 80 - 90 % of large exhibitions in Russia are four firms -
joint-stock companies Expocentre Lenexpo All-Russia exhibition
the centre, entering into the union, and also joint-stock company the Moscow fairs .
the vice-president who has Acted at a seminar of the union Igor Deniss has noticed that on
the market the set of private exhibition firms which have no
necessary material resources operates. They have no possibility to provide worthy
advertising and are not capable to hold an exhibition at professional level. The problem
the union - to support regional firms. However in the near future they can
count only on the methodical help.
G - n Denisov considers that for successful work first of all it is necessary to create bank
the given commercial structures which are engaged in exhibition business. Besides,
it is necessary to accumulate the information on that, how many industrial exhibitions
pass in Russia and during what time. Such information will help businessmen
to be guided with subjects of exhibitions and to co-ordinate the activity, and
to exhibition firms - to avoid situations when at once are spent a little
exhibitions on one subjects that is unprofitable economically.
in the near future the union intends to enter certification of exhibitions. Certificates
the union will stand out to the exhibitions organised taking into account requirements
of the International union of exhibitions. Besides, it is supposed to develop accurate
system of quotations for exhibition area rent. Quotations will vary
depending on level and scales of an exhibition, region and quality of service
exhibitors.

Phone of the Union of exhibitions and fairs in Moscow: (095 268 - 63 - 52.

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