VII Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2018 is supported by The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI)

In the framework of preparation for the 85th UFI Global Congress the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) supports VII Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA), the most effective communication site for the events industry professionals from European and Asian countries since 2012. At EFEA, 17-19 January 2018, will start the Russian part of the promo [...]


Time to see the programme of the VII Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2018

On 17-19 January 2018 participants of the VII Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) will begin a new business year by discussing the topic “Events industry in the creative economy: how to keep competitiveness in the new world”. On the website of EFEA euras-forum.com/en you can already find the topics of the sessions that are [...]


The winners of Event TALENTS announced at EFEA

Traditionally the Europe+Asia Event Forum was closed with Event Talents Award Ceremony to honour the young specialists. Five finalists presented their unique projects to the expert jury and the winners were announced following the closed discussion. Anna Stepanova from St. Petersburg was ranked the third for her project “Energy-saving technology for indoor and outdoor lighting”. [...]


EFEA: session “How to create a successful business event? Secrets of effective promotion”

The final day of the Europe+Asia Event Forum featured a session “How to create successful business action? Secrets of effective advance”. The event aroused a keen interest among the guests and highlighted the issues of synthesis and harmonisation of cooperation between event organisers with advertising and PR agencies, as well as Mass Media. The session [...]


Plenary session “Customer and contractor: the dialogue in the same language”

On the last day of Europe + Asia Event Forum the Plenary session “Customer and contractor: the dialogue in the same language” took place. Discussion about the problems and possible solutions between agencies and customers was held during the session. Among the participants were Irina Alexandrova, Deputy Sales and Marketing Director of RESTEC® EVENTS (Moscow, [...]


EFEA Awards winners announced in St. Petersburg

Event industry leaders were announced in St. Petersburg at the official award ceremony of independent EFEA Awards. The ceremony took place in the Garden City Expocentre. Part of the Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA) held in St. Petersburg on 21-23 January was the official award ceremony of independent EFEA Awards. The Award is given in a [...]


EFEA: Convention bureau to foster industry development

The second day of the Europe + Asia Event Forum was marked by a session “The role of convention bureau in the industry development”. The session was attended by Gebert Janssen, Managing Director, De Feest- & Eventarchitect B.V. (the Netherlands); Miloš Milovanović, former head of Serbia CVB (Belgrade, Serbia); Ksenya Boykova, General Director, Moscow Convention [...]


EFEA: Plenary session «The role of the regional marketing in attracting investments into the economy of a region/ country»

The plenary meeting of the Europe+Asia Event Forum gave floor to a discussion dedicated to improving the image of cities and regions in order to attract investments to the economy and the role of event marketing in these processes. The participants of the meeting were Sergey Bednov, General Director, ZAO Expocentre, Sergey Aleskeev, Vice President, [...]


Business activity shows improvement at EFEA

January 22 PetroCongress Congress Centre in St. Petersburg hosted an official opening ceremony of the 4th edition of Europe+Asia Event Forum known as a one-of-a kind MICE-industry event. In his welcome speech to Forum participants Sergey Zimin, Deputy Plenipotentionary of the President of Russia in the North-West Federal District, noted that EFEA was the only [...]


Russia’s export potential as a driving force for the event industry

The first day of the 4th edition of Europe + Asia Event Forum opened with an extended session of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation dedicated to exhibition and fair business and support of manufacturers and exporters. This key event of the Forum attracted wide interest among Russian experts and specialists [...]