Russia

The DMC Network expands to Russia

The DMC Network, active in 100 destinations worldwide, has welcomed Global Russia DMC & PCO as the newest Preferred Partner to join its DMC Network family.  Founded in 2013, Global Russia DMC & PCO is one of Russia’s leading destination management consultants specialising in conferences and incentive experiences.

Video: CMW speaks to Russia’s National Convention Bureau Director

Alexey Kalachev, Director of Russia’s National Convention Bureau, speaks to CMW editor Paul Colston at IBTM in Barcelona about e-visas, ‘info passports’, Kamchatka, Sochi and much more.

Russian Convention Bureau Director joins ICCA Board

Alexey Kalachev, Director of the Russian Convention Bureau, has joined the Board of Directors of the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

St Petersburg expands fee-free visas for international delegates

International conference, exhibition, incentive and event delegates from 53 countries visiting St Petersburg will now be able to arrange fee-free e-visas for visits of up to eight days.

Ready to take a sporting chance in the Urals?

CMW editor Paul Colston spoke at the recent MICE Day in the Urals event, in Ekaterinburg, and then explored the region’s particular sporting offer for events.

Ready to take a sporting chance in the Urals?

CMW editor Paul Colston recently spoke at the MICE Day in the Urals event, 27-29 June, in Ekaterinburg, and stayed on to explore the region’s offer for events.   Ekaterinburg is probably most famous as the place where the last Tsar and his family were shot. It is also the home city of Boris Yeltsin, the Russian Federation’s first President. Now the Urals powerhouse city is leading a charge in...

New Congress Hall opens for business in Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg’s new Congress Hall at Ekaterinburg-EXPO International Exhibitio Center has held its first event – the General Meeting of the Russian Convention Bureau.