Kuban presented its capabilities in organizing congress and exhibition events at the IBTM World 2018 Exhibition in Barcelona.
As reported in the Department of Investment and Development of Small and Medium Enterprises of the Krasnodar Region, the delegation of the region held more than 50 meetings with potential partners, as well as nine presentations for professionals of the industry.
In particular, information was provided about Sochi as a leader of event tourism and year-round resort. In addition, «Expograd Yug», the largest exhibition and congress complex in the region located in Krasnodar, was presented.
- The region has aroused great interest among the industry professionals. The reasons for this are not only the universal infrastructure, but also our successful experience in holding large business and sports events of international scale, – the Head of the Department, Yuriy Volkov, said.
According to him, now work with operators of international congress and exhibition events will be continued in Kuban.
- The development of new contacts established and the organization of inspection visits for a more detailed study of the potential of the region in the congress industry are planned to be in the future. Following the results of the work, several working and business visits of foreign delegations have already been planned, – the Head of the Department added.
It should be recalled that the IBTM World-2018 Exhibition, a key global event in the meeting industry, took place in Spain from November 27 to 29. More than 15 thousand professionals of the industry from 141 countries of the world took part in it.
Within three days, presentations of the regions, as well as negotiations with the organizers of international events and representatives of industry associations were held at a single stand of Russia organized by the National Congress Bureau.
Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Sochi, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, the Republic of Tatarstan, as well as the Kaliningrad, Leningradskaya and Sverdlovskaya Regions presented their event opportunities.