The 6th International Forum of Exhibition Industry 5pEXPO'2012

23 / 01 / 2012
June 68, 2012, Moscow, Expocentre, Pavilion 7 (Halls 3, 4, 5, 6)

5pEXPO'2012: New Opportunities to Develop the Russian Exhibition Industry

5pEXPO'2012, the 6th International Forum of the Exhibition Industry will take place on June 6-8, 2012 at the Moscow Expocentre Fairgrounds. The Forum organized by Expocentre and the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the largest exhibition and congress event for the Russian exhibition community. Over several years the 5pEXPO Show is held with the support from the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF), and under the patronage of Moscow City Government.

From the very beginning the International Forum was a place for the exhibition industry specialists to communicate on the professional level. As in previous years the 5pEXPO'2012 participants will be offered a saturated programme of business related events and an exceptional exposition, a contest programme as well as comprehensive information on recent trends of the global exhibition industry development.   

The Forum'2012 key subject matter embraces consolidation of domestic and foreign opportunities and experience on holding of the exhibition-and-congress and event arrangements.    The International Congress on actual problems of exhibition-and-congress activities will be held in collaboration with IFES  the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services. For the first time the IFES Annual Meeting will be held within the bounds of the Forum (  About 300 exhibition business specialists from over 40 countries of the world will arrive in Moscow to participate in these events, arrange their expositions at the Show and establish business relations   with Russian exhibition organizations participating in the 5pEXPO'2012 Forum.

The Forum will incorporate the 4th All-Russian Conference Trends in the Russian Congress, Exhibition and Fair Activities Development and the Congress East for West, West for East. Global Trends in Exhibition and Congress Business.   The Congress will be devoted to interaction between the Russian exhibition community and the IFES foreign companies.  The following topical subjects will be discussed at plenary meetings, round tables, seminars and conferences:

  • Global trends of the exhibition-and-congress industry development  
  • Security standards and quality on holding exhibition-and-congress arrangements
  • Geography and growth rate of the Russian congress and exhibition activities.  Development vector of the event market in Russia and abroad
  • The government support of exhibition-and-congress activities  
  • Modern technologies of the exhibition stands construction, new  constructional materials and design  trends
  • Issues of security and protection of intellectual property in the exhibition business

Directors of leading exhibition associations and companies have confirmed their participation in the Forum.  Representatives of UFI, the RF Ministry of Education and Science,  the RF CCI departments and committees, IFES, RUEF, Expocentre, Lenexpo, Restek as well as such foreign  organizers working in the Russian exhibition market as companies ITE Plc. (Great Britain) and Messe Dusseldorf (Germany) were invited to deliver a speech and give a report.  

 First of all 5pEXPO is an annual demonstration of the Russian exhibition community's opportunities. This Forum gives each exhibition company impetus to develop the exhibition industry in Russia, to extend strategic relations between exhibition professionals and the exhibition service users. For the first time the IFES members will present their exposition at 5pEXPO'2012. The exposition space amounts to 1556 sq. meters.  Special expositions such as the Event Technologies Salon and the Security at Exhibition-and-Congress Arrangements Salon will be organized within the bounds of the Forum as well.   The 5pEXPO'2012 Forum exposition will exhibit the whole range of the exhibition business companies' services to visitors.  They are as follows:

Fairgrounds. Organizers: exhibition complexes and congress-centers; organizers of exhibitions and fairs, congress events; exhibition associations, unions, organizations.   

Builders. Equipment: booths and exhibition equipment, components; design and construction of booths; exhibition furniture, flooring materials; materials for booths design; mobile booths, quick-mountable exhibition pavilions; telecommunication facilities.  

The Event Technologies Salon: the Salon subjects embraces all constituents of modern technologies for the special events arrangement: technical equipment of events (stage design and equipment, lighting, sound, video projection, presentation and multimedia facilities; laser and pyrotechnic equipment; special effects;  demonstration technique and others); event agencies, production centers, marketing and PR companies; companies rendering complex services of organizing festive and business events; off-premise catering restaurants.   

The latest innovation developments of domestic and foreign manufacturers of equipment, mass events security facilities and services will be demonstrated at Salon Exhibition and Congress Security.  

Consulting, advertising, legal and information services:  specialized mass media;              exhibition audit, registration systems; learning and trainings; marketing and consulting services; exhibition forwarding agents services; advertising  services, business souvenirs, P.O.S. materials,  advertising printing arts, MICE-industry, business tourism, information services,  legal and translation services, financial and  insurance services and other things.


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The exhibition activity is blending with the country development diversification strategy. We believe the Forum will attract attention of the supreme authorities and the Russian regions administration to the subject of the domestic exhibition-and-congress industry development by promoting the 5pEXPO ideas and tasks.    

We invite you to take part in the Forum, put forward with suggestions, discuss the exhibition industry current issues and problems within the bounds of the programme of business-related events, demonstrate your company's services at the Forum, make presentation of your company, and the like.

The 5pEXPO'2012 Forum is held under the motto East for West, West for East with participation of the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) and with the support from the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI). The Forum will give you a unique opportunity to establish business relations with representatives of western companies which use the most powerful marketing and communicative instrument  international exhibitions and congress-and-exhibition events - to develop business.   

The Forum participants and visitors are registered on the Forum official website:,

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 5pEXPO Forum Management



Alexey Kormnov
Tel.: +7 (499) 795-28-91
Fax: +7 (495) 605-69-35

Alexandra Tipkova,
Deputy Director
Tel.: +7 (499) 795-25-98
Fax: +7 (499) 795-25-98

Kseniya Ionova
Deputy Director
Tel.: +7 (499) 256-54-48
Fax: + 7 (499) 795-28-75

Sergey Davydov
Deputy Director
Tel.: (499) 795-28-33
Fax: (499) 605-69-35

Galina Petunina
Curator of the Security Salon
Tel.: (499) 795-27-66

Andrey Chechel
Curator of the Event technologies  Salon
Tel.: (499) 795-39-64
Fax: (499) 795-26-75