St. Petersburg is renowned for its marvellous architecture and historical sights, as well as the beautiful River Neva, which meanders its way through the city. However, it has also established itself as a professional and organised events location. Every year, the city attracts many significant and important conferences, expos, sporting and cultural events attracting delegates and participants from across the globe.
St. Petersburg International Economic Forum - SPIEF
Perhaps one of the largest events to take place each year in the city is St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). This high profile event is the world’s leading economic and business forum and was first held in 1997, under the patronage of the Russian President. The forum covers issues such as global business development, economic growth and emerging markets. Over 2500 national and international delegates from almost 100 countries attend SPIEF annually at the Lenexpo Complex. As of 2014, the forum will be held at EXPOFORUM. The delegate party is made up of Presidents, Government officials, business leaders, academics and the media.
Business Accommodation in St. Petersburg
For convenient and modern business accommodation in central St. Petersburg
the Park Inn by Radisson Nevsky St. Petersburg Hotel is ideally located for events such as SPIEF and other conferences. In addition to its location adjacent to Moskovsky Railway Station this hotel is also close to bus and metro links. Superior Rooms offer free Wi-Fi Internet access, work desks and complimentary tea and coffee facilities, so any preparations or work can easily be done from the comfort of your hotel room.
Once the working day is completed, head out from your hotel room and take time to explore this incredible city. Start with Alexander Nevsky Bridge on St. Petersburg River
, and enjoy an evening stroll along the network of canals and bridges that decorate the city.