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June 2017

ORGANIZING AND HOLDING PRESS EVENTS AT THE SPIEF 2017 VENUE

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Press Centre is a modern interactive site that offers a comfortable working environment for media members. The press centre is located in pavilion H of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.

PRESS CENTRE WORKING HOURS 

May 31

9:00–20:00

June 1–3

8:00–24:00

Rooms for Press Events

Media Work Area 

Total area: 1,172 m2.

Location: press centre (pavilion Н)

Function: to hold press conferences and the main work area for journalists

Capacity: 300 seats, 10-seat presidium, moderator’s podium

Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, projector, projection screens, prompter monitors for the presidium.

Cost: RUB 345,000 (excluding VAT) per hour

Conference Hall for Press Events H3

Total area: 215 m2.

Location: press centre (pavilion Н)

Function: to hold press conferences and presentations

Capacity: 100 seats, 6-seat presidium

Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, 2 plasma screens, laptop for presentations, prompter monitor for the presidium.

Cost: RUB 265,000 (excluding VAT) per hour 

The cost of reserving the room for press events includes:

The provision of the room’s special equipment for up to one hour.

The provision of the following organizing and hosting services:

  • the preparation of the hall for the press event;
  • the administration of the hall during the event;
  • the announcement of the event among accredited SPIEF media members:
  • the inclusion of the event in the press event plan;
  • the dissemination of announcements about press events at information desks located in the press centre next to the information service centres and also in the International Broadcasting Centre;
  • sms notifications for accredited SPIEF media members;
  • the announcement of the event via the loud-speaker system at the press centre;
  • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to rent rooms for Press Events are accepted until May 15, 2017.

Rooms for Ceremonies of Signing Agreements

Conference Hall for Signing Agreements H1 and Conference Hall for Signing Agreements H2 

Location: press centre (pavilion Н)

Capacity: 70 seats, 8-seat presidium

Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, room for speakers, plasma screens, prompter monitor for the presidium.

Cost: RUB 132,250 (excluding VAT) per one hour

The cost of reserving a room for agreement signing ceremonies includes:

The provision of the room’s special equipment for up to one hour.

The provision of the following organizing and hosting services:

  • the preparation of the hall for the agreement signing ceremony;
  • the administration of the hall during the event;
  • the announcement of the event among accredited SPIEF media members:
  • the announcement of the event via the loud-speaker system at the press centre;
  • sms notifications for accredited SPIEF media members;
  • the dissemination of announcements about press events at information desks located in the press centre next to the information service centres and also in the International Broadcasting Centre;
  • the inclusion of the event in the press event plan;
  • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to rent rooms for Ceremonies of Signing Agreements are accepted until May 15, 2017.

Room for interviews

Room for interviews (pavilion H)

Area: 39 m2.

Equipment: sofa, easy chair, coffee table, 12 chairs, cooler

Cost: RUB 87,000 (excluding VAT) per 45 minutes

The cost of reserving the interview room includes:

  • the provision of a room with branded wall panels for up to 45 minutes.
  • furniture: coffee tables and chairs for the available number of seats.

Applications to rent interview room are accepted until May 15, 2017.

Live media stands

Intended for interaction between SPIEF official programme participants and media members.

Location

Stand 1

Small passage

Stand 2

Passage (between the Congress Centre and pavilion F)

Stand 3

Pavilion F

Stand 4

Pavilion G, St. Petersburg Exposition and Networking Area

Stand 5

Pavilion G

Stand 6

Pavilion H

Live media stands are designed in the signature SPIEF style and equipped with a PA system.

Provided free of charge.

Applications to rent live media stands are accepted until May 15, 2017

At the Forum venue, you can order what has already become the traditional service of ceremony organizational support for agreement signing ceremonies and press conferences in any room of the press centre which are provided by the SPIEF Organizing Committee to hold press events (press conference, briefing, agreement signing ceremony, interview, media access) 

A separate application must be completed to order ceremony organizational support services.

A detailed description of the services is available in the ‘Ceremony Organizational Support’ section