Business and Cultural Events in Russia

Regular updates on major business events in Russia that may be of interest to the companies and entrepreneurs from Nigeria.

Disclaimer! The Embassy is not affiliated with the organizations listed below and does not take responsibility for the content from third parties.

RENWEX 2019

June 18-20, 2019, Moscow
Renewable Energy & Electric Vehicles International Exhibition. The goal of the exhibition is to promote the use of renewable energy resources in energy sector by giving market actors access to advanced technologies and equipment, and creating a highly effective communication platform for discussing and solving relevant problems of the industry in a dialogue between business, authorities and society.
www.renwex.ru/en

AFREXIMBANK ANNUAL MEETINGS

June 18-22, 2019, Moscow
The Afreximbank Annual Meetings is a high-level event, bringing together political and business leaders from across Africa to discuss the issues of trade, industrialization, export, and financial stability and efficacy. The Meetings will inter alia include the Russia - Africa Economic Conference, which will be open to the public. Over 1,500 delegates, including shareholders and bank partners, government representatives, members of the business community, and media representatives are expected to attend the event. The Annual Meetings are being hosted by the Government of the Russian Federation as a crucial stage in preparation for the full-scale Russia - Africa political summit and the accompanying economic forum, scheduled for October this year in Sochi.
https://roscongress.org/en/events/ezhegodnoe-sobranie-afreksimbanka/

CEBIT RUSSIA

June 25-27, 2019, Moscow, Skolkovo Technopark
Europe´s most successful business festival for innovation and digitization. Opportunity to get acquainted with foreign technologies that have been developed all over the world, to see equipment, solutions and technologies that allow you to speed up the processes within the company, reduce costs, ensure smooth operation and protect against external threats.
https://cebit-russia.ru/en/
+7 (495) 150 49 00

XXVIII INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CONGRESS (IFC-2019)
3–5 July 2019, St. Petersburg
A major annual conference that has been organized by the Central Bank of Russia, Administration of St. Petersburg and Roscongress Foundation since 1992. The theme of this year’s Congress is Financial Markets: Increasing Complexity, Maintaining Stability. The opening day’s plenary discussion will focus on the situation in global financial markets and its effect on the monetary policy. 
http://ibcongress.com/en/

WEEK OF CULTURE AND ART OF THE DEAF IN ST. PETERSBURG

July 7-15, 2019, St. Petersburg
The «Week of Culture and Art of the Deaf in St. Petersburg» is a diverse and informative project consisting of interesting cultural and creative events. This is a project of a high moral, patriotic, social and cultural level, which is directly related to a very important event — the Year of Theater in Russia, which is declared the year 2019. The project is unique in that the art of the deaf and hearing impaired — a silent theater, silent dances, a gesture song, circus art, artistic and decorative-applied art, as well as cinema (visual art) shot by the deaf — all this becomes available to a wide audience.
http://domculturedeafspb.com/мкф/

INNOPROM: 10 YEARS

July 8-11, 2019, Ekaterinburg
International Industrial Fair that has been held in Ekaterinburg annually since 2010. As one of the key sites of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation, INNOPROM serves as a platform where the foundations of industrial policy are laid. About 80% of the exhibition visitors are professional buyers from around the world, specialists from industrial enterprises, who make decisions about the introduction of new products and technologies in the production.
https://www.innoprom.com/en/

SEAFOOD EXPO RUSSIA

July 10-12, 2019, Saint-Petersburg
The major marketplace serving the global fish & seafood, processing & equipment as well as shipbuilding & repair industry & service companies. It is your entry point to enter the huge Russian market.
https://seafoodexporussia.com/en/

SPASSKAYA TOWER INTERNATIONAL MILITARY MUSIC FESTIVAL

August 23 - September 1, 2019, Moscow
Spasskaya Tower is a music fiesta, a spectacular show, staged on the background of the monumental walls of the Kremlin, and a great ‘battlefield’ of the bands from different countries fighting for the love and admiration of the audience. The harmonious combination of military, classical, folk and popular music, military band parades and dance shows, laser and pyrotechnical effects makes the Festival one of the brightest and most memorable events of the year.
https://spasstower.ru/en/

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL OPTICAL FAIR (MIOF)

September 10-12, 2019, Moscow
The leading national platform for holding business negotiations and the meeting place for distributors of global brands with representatives of wholesale and retail trade. The fair provides the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the latest trends and innovations, to make decisions on purchases, to establish new business contacts, to sign mutually advantageous agreements with suppliers. The exposition covers the following segments: eyeglasses fashion (frames), eyeglass and contact lenses, care means for medical optics, diagnostic equipment, software for salons of optics, various accessories, trading equipment for optics, specialized optical editions and many other things.
www.eng.optica-expo.ru/optica/exhibition

OTDYKH, MEDICAL TOURISM, SPA & HEALTH 2019

September 10-12, 2019, Moscow 
XVI International Exposition for medical tourism, spa & health is a professional business platform for industry professionals and for direct clients. A combination of offers for medical treatments and for health tourism services guarantees the successful performance of the event. The event will gather private and state medical clinics,  rehabilitation and diagnostic centers, medical and health tourism operators, medical and SPA associations, SPA hotels, medical SPA, health resorts.
www.tourismexpo.ru/spa/en

RUSSIAN ENERGY WEEK 2019

October 2-5, 2019, Moscow, Central Exhibition Hall "Manege"
The first Russian Energy Week International Forum was held in 2017, immediately becoming the most important energy efficiency event in Russia and one of the most significant in the World. The central event of the business programme became a plenary session dedicated to the global tendencies in the energy industry, which included an address by Russian President Vladimir Putin. In 2018 the Forum’s main programme included 67 events with 471 speakers and over 9 500 guests in attendance. Last year the venue hosted 200 foreign companies from 66 other countries, alongside with 700 Russian business representatives and chief state officials.
https://rusenergyweek.com/en/