Hand-in-hand with the organisers, highly ranked guests of honor from politics and industry inaugurated the 1st elcom Rossija, Siberia’s International Trade Fair on Renewable and Conventional Energy, Energy Efficiency, Electrical Engineering, Lighting and Automation. The exhibition was a platform for hightech companies of the energy and electrical industry to increase their exports and to open daughter companies. The 1st edition of elcom Rossija was held from 18 – 20 September 2012 at the recently opened Novosibirsk Expocentre.
Vasili Jurchenko, Governor of the Novosibirsk Region and Andrey Ksensov, Deputy Major of Novosibirsk emphasized in their opening speeches for elcom Rossija the importance of energy and energy efficiency for the Siberian industry and the resourcerich Novosibirsk Region. The participation of thetwo ministers, Aleksey Strukov, Minister of Economic Development of the Novosibirsk Region and Denis Vladimirovich Vershinin, Minister of Construction and Housing of the Novosibirsk Region underlines, that elcom Rossija serves the enormous potential for energy and electrical industry. The 2-day conference program dealt intensively with the Russian “Electrical Energy Industry Development Plan and Program until 2020”.
“The Russian government with its socio-economic strategy 2020 aims at positioning Siberia not only as an important provider of natural resources. Various projects to improve and to modernise the infrastructure have already been started,” states Dr Sara Warneke, ZVEI – the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association. Warneke further: “These investments contribute to further industrialise Siberia. Especially for innovative German high-tech companies of the electrical and electronics industry this provides an enormous growth potential. This concerns both, exports and the opening of daughter companies.”
„Made in Germany” showed a strong presence with an official German pavilion, presented by the German Ministry of Economics and Technology in cooperation with AUMA and supported by ZVEI. On the 2nd exhibition day a German - Russian Conference on Energy Efficiency was held.
“Especially in a climate zone like Siberia, with temperature differences up to 80 degrees Celsius, energy efficient, climate-conscious and sustainable architecture is the future for new buildings and the renovation of old buildings with innovative building technology and integrated planning,” claimed Charlotte Koch, Koch Architekten 4greenArchitecture from Germany, in her presentation.
According to the organisers, fairtrade, Siberia Expo and Euroindex, exhibitors as well as visitors made valuable business contacts and expect a positive impact on the development of the Siberian economy. This success will be continued in the 2nd edition of elcom Rossija, which is scheduled for 17-19 September 2013 at the Novosibirsk Expocentre.
fairtrade ranks among the leading organizers of professional international trade fairs in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North Africa ever since its foundation in 1991. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, fairtrade maintains a powerful network of agencies and partnerships throughout the world while focusing on achieving an ever higher degree of customer satisfaction, providing excellent service and generating valuable business contacts for exhibitors and trade visitors alike. ISO 9001:2008 certified and as a member of UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, fairtrade organizes events according to the UFI quality norms.
About Siberia Expo:
Siberia Expo is the official organizer of exhibitions, workshops and conventions in the largest exhibition complex behind the Urals - Novosibirsk Expocentre. Siberia Expo was established in 2011. Despite its young age the company was able to form a current calendar of international industrial tradeshows to be held mostly with support of the RF ministries, the office of the President’s Plenipotentiary for the Siberian Federal District, the Novosibirsk region government, the Novosibirsk mayor’s office, and the Novosibirsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Our mission is to facilitate Siberia’s economic development and well-being by providing professional exhibition and convention services and organizing information events as effective mechanisms of business communication.
Euroindex is the largest organiser of B2B trade shows in Ukraine. The Kiev-based company founded in 1992 achieved its leading position by holding more than 20 well-known specialised trade fairs annually. Euroindex is also one of the founders and shareholders of KyivExpoPlaza, the No. 1 exhibition centre in Ukraine. As a member of UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, Euroindex organises events according to the UFI quality norms.