June 2, 2017 Russian Export Centre (REC) and one of the world’s biggest exhibition organizers Messe Frankfurt GmbH signed a cooperation agreement at Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. In the signing ceremony took part Mr. Petr Fradkov, CEO of REC, Mr. Stephan Kurzawski, Senior Vise-President, member of the extended Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt GmbH and managing director of Messe Frankfurt RUS Mr. Eugen Alles.
The agreement is aimed to increase export potential of Russian producers and an efficiency of international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the area of export. The sides will cooperate in organization of exhibitions, official delegations visits, seminars, press conferences, press tours, round tables and other events in frame of congress and exhibition activity.
“Exhibitions and trade fairs are one of the most demand tools by Russian companies for export support. The cooperation with such big market player as Messe Frankfurt is an important step forward in that direction”, Mr. Petr Fradkov said.
“Our strategic goal is to provide a significant international participation in Messe Frankfurt shows all over the world. Russia is of interest for foreign partners as an exporter of commodities and technologies. Collaboration with the Russian Export Centre will contribute to the growth of Russian participation in international trade fairs”, - agreed Mr. Kurzawski.
The Russian export center (REC) is the state institution for export support established with the Russian Government assistance. REC is a “single window” for financial and non-financial support as well as cooperation with the relevant ministries and institutions. The Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) and State Specialized Russian Export- Import Bank (Eximbank of Russia) were integrated in the group of Russian export center to completely implement the “single window” concept. For more details, please visit the web-site of Russian export center: http://exportcenter.ru
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Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With some 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of over €640 million. Thanks to its far reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organizing and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.
With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
Messe Frankfurt RUS is the Russian subsidiary of company. Its portfolio includes 14 international brands of exhibitions and forums in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan and Astana. The staff of the company is more than 40 competent specialists with good experience of organization different kinds of events.
For more information, please visit our website: www.messefrankfurt.com