Organizing and holding press events at SPIEF 2024

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum press centre is a modern, interactive venue offering a comfortable working environment for the media. It is located in pavilion H of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.

PRESS CENTRE OPERATING HOURS

5 June
      08:00–20:00
6–7 June
      08:00–22:00
8 June       08:00–18:00



Rooms for press events

Media work area

Total area: 1,231 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Function: venue for press events, main media work area
Capacity: 300 seats, 6-seat panel area, moderator’s podium
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, projector, projection screens, prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 15-minute slot: RUB 210,000 (including VAT)

* Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):

The cost of booking a media work area includes:

  • provision of a specially equipped space for up to 15 minutes*;
  • protocol and administrative support for up to 3 signing ceremonies;
  • provision of organizational and administrative services:
    • preparation of the space for an agreement signing ceremony;
    • administration of the space during the press event;
    • announcement of the press event to accredited media:
      • inclusion of the signing ceremony in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media.

* If you would like to hold an event at a signing ceremony point, you must use our protocol and organizational support services. Please fill out an application to book a signing ceremony point and an application for protocol and organizational support services.

Applications to hire rooms for press events will be accepted until 31 May 2024.

Press hall H3

Total area: 205 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Function: venue for press events
Capacity: 70 seats, 6-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, 2 plasma screens, laptop for presentations, prompter monitor for the panel area, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 330,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 480,000 (including VAT)

* Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):


The cost of reserving a room for holding a press event includes:

  • provision of the room’s special equipment for up to one hour;
  • provision of the following organizational and hosting services:
    • preparation of the hall for the press event;
    • managing the hall during the press event;
    • announcement of the press event to accredited SPIEF media:
      • inclusion of the event in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media;
  • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to hire rooms for press events will be accepted until 31 May 2024.

Signing ceremony hall H1

Total area: 170 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Capacity: 50 seats, 8-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, room for speakers, 2 plasma screens, 2 prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 174,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 246,000 (including VAT)

* Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):

Signing ceremony hall H2 

Total area: 163 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Capacity: 50 seats, 8-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, room for speakers, 2 plasma screens, 2 prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 174,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 246,000 (including VAT)

* Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):


The cost of reserving a room for holding a signing ceremony includes:

  • provision of a specially equipped room for up to one hour;
  • provision of the following organizing and hosting services:
    • preparation of the hall for the signing ceremony;
    • managing the hall during the press event;
    • announcement of the press event to accredited SPIEF media:
      • inclusion of the signing ceremony in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media;
  • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to hire rooms for signing ceremonies will be accepted until 31 May 2024.

SIGNING CEREMONY POINTS

Signing ceremony point 1

Total area: 24 m2
Location: small passage, next to conference hall D1
Seating capacity: 3 podiums for signatories
Equipment: PA system, 3 wireless microphones, lighting equipment

Cost:

  • 15-minute slot: RUB 180,000 (including VAT)

  • * Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):

  • 15-minute slot – RUB 90,000 (including VAT)

Signing ceremony point 2

Total area: 24 m2
Location:Hilton St. Petersburg ExpoForum, 1st floor
Capacity:
 3-seat panel area
Equipment:PA system, 3 wireless microphones, lighting equipment

Cost:

  • 15-minute slot: RUB 180,000 (including VAT)

  • * Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):

  • 15-minute slot – RUB 90,000 (including VAT)

The cost of booking a signing ceremony point includes:

  • exclusive access to a specially equipped signing ceremony point for up to 15 minutes*;
  • protocol and administrative support for up to 3 signing ceremonies;
  • providing organizational and administrative services:
    • setting up a signing ceremony point;
    • managing the signing ceremony point during the press event;
    • announcement of the press event to accredited media:
      • inclusion of the signing ceremony in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media.

* If you would like to hold an event at a signing ceremony point, you must use our protocol and organizational support services. Please fill out an application to book a signing ceremony point and an application for protocol and organizational support services.

Applications to hire the signing ceremony point will be accepted until 31 May 2024.

Interview lounge

Interview lounge (pavilion H)

Total area: 32 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Equipment: sofa, armchair, coffee table, 6 chairs, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 45-minute slot: RUB 150,000 (including VAT)

* Special prices on press centre services for small businesses at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024 (opening and last day of the event):


The cost of reserving an interview lounge includes:

  • provision of a specially equipped room with branded wall panels for up to 45 minutes.

Applications to hire interview lounges will be accepted until 31 May 2024.

Press points

Press points are designed for interaction between SPIEF official programme participants and the media.

Location

Press point 1 Small passage next to conference hall D1
Press point 2 Pavilion F next to conference hall F2
Press point 3 Pavilion G next to conference hall G2

Press points are designed with SPIEF branding and equipped with a PA system and lighting equipment.

Press points are provided free of charge.

Applications to hire press points will be accepted until 31 May 2024.


Protocol and organizational support

It will be possible to book the customary protocol and organizational support services for signing ceremonies and press conferences at any venue within the Forum press centre provided by the SPIEF Organizing Committee for press events (press conferences, briefings, signing ceremonies, interviews, and live media events).

Please ensure that you complete a separate application to request protocol and organizational support services.

A detailed description of these services is available in the ‘Protocol and Organizational Support’ section.


Contact information

If you have any questions regarding these services, costs or organizational matters, please contact our Press Event Producer Anna Kibitkina by email at press.centre@roscongress.org.