National delegations from Russia, Bahrain, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Yemen, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Sudan, Tunisia, European countries and the CIS are expected to participate in the session and exhibition.
National delegations that will arrive in St. Petersburg will include the representatives of foreign companies, interested in the development of collaboration with Russian organizations and enterprises, the representatives of professional, public and mass media organizations. The representatives of Commerce&Industry Chambers, industrial unions and associations of Arab and European region are also invited to the meeting.
Many countries will have national expositions; others will be represented by separate company-exhibitors. Altogether we expect more than 1500 foreign visitors.
This year we have had an increased interest in the event from Russian organizations. In the period from May 30 to 1 June enterprises and organizations from more than 50 regions of Russia were planning to participate in the exhibition and its business program. In accordance with the wishes of foreign exhibitors, we are working over inviting Russian companies, involved in the construction, mining and manufacturing industries, mechanical engineering and instrument making, the information technology sector, food industry, consumer goods, agriculture, high-tech and science intensive manufacturing and other industries to take part in the event.