Press Release Russian Industry Week 2021

12 / 10 / 2021

On 1821 October 2021 EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds will host the 2nd Russian Industry Week. It is a large-scale series of events which brings together significant parts of the Russian economy: mechanical engineering and metalworking, welding production and welding equipment market, non-destructive testing and technical diagnostics, technology and services for advertising production.

This year the Week includes

Technoforum 2021, the International Exhibition for Equipment and Technology for Materials Processing

Rusweld 2021, the International Exhibition for Welding and Cutting Equipment, Technologies and Materials

Reklama 2021, the International Exhibition for Advertising   

NDT Territory 2021, the International Exhibition and Forum on Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics

Digital Signage Integrated Systems Russia 2021, the International Exhibitions for Audiovisual and Information-Communication Technologies, Systems Integration

Hi-Tech Building 2021, the International Exhibition for Home and Building Automation, Smart Home, Smart City

MetrolExpo 2021. Accurate Measurements the Basis of Quality and Safety 

Russian Industry Week is part of the Year of Science and Technology in Russia in 2021. In view of this, the exhibitions and their conference programmes will pay special attention to promoting and demonstrating the latest scientific and technological developments, innovative technologies, and cutting-edge ideas.

Opening hours of the exhibitions: from 10.00 to 18.00 on 1820 October, from 10.00 to 16.00 on 21 October. 

Opening ceremony of Technoforum 2021 and Reklama 2021: 18 October, 11.00, Blue Hall, Pavilion No.2 (as part of Russian Industry Week) 

Opening ceremony of Rusweld 2021: 18 October, 13.00, Conference Hall, Pavilion Forum 

Technoforum 2021 
International Exhibition for Equipment and Technologies for Materials Processing

Technoforum is a well-regarded event for all market participants who are interested in industrial development and development of new trends in the various sectors of mechanical engineering, machine tool construction, and machining of different materials.

Technoforum is included in the Research-Technology-Innovations Expo project, whose aim is to contribute to solving national priority tasks in research and technology, education, digital economy, industry, transport infrastructure, and energy. 

Venue: Pavilion No.1, EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Expert Council on Scientific and Technological Development and Intellectual Property of the Russian State Duma

Under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Exhibition partners: the Aluminium Association, the Russian Association of Robotics (RAR)

Exhibitors: 100+ companies (including TAITRA the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taiwan), Weber Comechanics, Invent, Laser Center, Mitutoyo Rus, Morsvyazavtomatica NPK, Russkiy Instrument, Stanko, Technored, Horn Rus, the Skolkovo Foundation, Pumori, Microbor Composite, etc.)

Countries: 11 (Belarus, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Lichtenstein, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan (China), Turkey, the UK, the USA)

Group stands: Lipetsk, Penza, Vologda oblasts

The Technoforum product sectors cover the current trends in metalworking technology showcasing comprehensive systems of high-tech equipment for the main processing industries, machine systems for processing metal, wood, stone, composite and polymer materials, robotics and production automation, additive technologies, welding technologies, and much more. 

In 2021, the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Solutions will be a separate section of the show. It will include industrial 3D printers and additive systems, professional and personal 3D printers, 3D scanners, 3D printing services, 3D scanning and geometry control, software for 3D equipment, materials for 3D printing, and components and accessories. 

A hybrid four-day conference on 3D Industry will be organised in partnership with WebConf. Each conference day will be focusing on a different topic and audience: AT users, technology, engineering, and science. 

The Employment Centre at Technoforum will help young professionals to find jobs, and assist exhibiting companies in finding qualified personnel. 

This year Technoforum will also feature a Youth Day aimed at linking the educational, scientific and industrial chain and identifying talented young people, revealing the professional, scientific and creative potential of participants, and drawing attention to the training, support measures and future employment of young professionals. 

The traditionally rich conference programme of Russian Industry Week 2021 will open with the Plenary Meeting on Additive Manufacturing: From Import Substitution to Technological Competitiveness, and the Panel Discussion on Additive Technologies: On the Path to Production Transformation. The events are organised by EXPOCENTRE AO with support of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, and operated by the Prioritet Agency of Business Communications. 

The most important events of Technoforum 2021 will be

  • INDUSTRY 3D: the International Forum on Additive Technologies and 3D Solutions  

  • The Conference on Innovative Technologies and High-Performance Metalworking Machinery. Accessories for Machine Systems

  • The Panel on the Trends and Prospects in Industrial Design

  • The Conference on Sheet Processing: Digital Methods to Improve the Efficiency of Modern. Best Practices in Outsourcing Orders

  • The Panel on the Ecosystem of the Regional Development

  • The Business lunch for marketing experts of manufacturing companies: choosing the right marketing tools and communication channels for industrial market in a digitalisation environment

Professional competitions will definitely attract a great deal of attention:

TechnoLeader 2021, a competition bringing together all groups of manufacturers and consumers (both large industrial and private sectors)

PR-battle, an open competition for press offices of industrial companies

Exhibition sponsor: TAITRA (the Taiwan External Trade Development Council)
Exhibition strategic partner: Nornickel PAO

Rusweld 2021 
International Exhibition for Welding and Cutting Equipment, Technologies and Materials

Venue: Pavilion Forum, EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian State Duma Committee on Education and Science, NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control, RAR the Russian Association of Robotics

Exhibition partner: the Aluminium Association

Exhibitors: about 50 companies (including Biznes Logistica, Vekprom, Vektor Grupp, Weber Comechanics, TSS Group, the Globus Ryazan Design Bureau, Kemppi, Kontur, Mossklad, Prommash, Svarnoy, SMT, Technored, Forming, Cebora-trading, Shtorm, Esab, Yaskawa Nordic, etc.)

Countries: 9 (Belarus, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden)

Nikolay Aleshin, President at NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control

I am positive that Rusweld, while improving and evolving, will soon become one of the key events in the global welding community, one of the most popular platforms for sharing industry related experience, demonstrating technical and technological innovations, and promoting products of Russian manufacturers of welding equipment and materials.

The Employment Centre at Rusweld will help young professionals to find jobs, and assist exhibiting companies in finding qualified personnel. 

The Rusweld conference programme will cover the industrys most relevant issues. The events will be attended by representatives from NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control, the Russian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics, the Aluminium Association, RAR the Russian Association of Robotics, and Rusweld exhibitors. 

One of the most important topics at Rusweld 2021 will be non-destructive testing of working properties and parameters of welded joints and products to detect defects. 

The current trends in the development of non-destructive testing, technical diagnostics and condition monitoring, industry specifics of existing solutions, technologies of automation and digitalisation of NDT will be covered by a number of conference events. 

Russian Industry Week 2021 and the 8th edition of the International Forum: NDT Territory. Non-Destructive Testing. Diagnostics will feature the opening of the final stage of the Russian Non-Destructive Testing Competition of the Russian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics Defectoscopist 2021. The competition is held by NAKS the National Agency of Welding Control, the Russian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics with support of the Russian Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Rostekhnadzor) and the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, and with assistance of EXPOCENTRE AO. 

The main events of Rusweld 2021 will be

  • The Conference on Welding 2021: Looking into the Future

  • The International Conference on Aluminium Welding: New Developments in Welding, Surfacing in the Production of Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys

  • The Workshop on the Role of Standardisation, Education, Qualification Assessment, Certification and Inspection in Quality Assurance in Welding Production

The new events are

  • The Russian national WorldSkills welding team's demonstration performance

  • The Demonstration of Independent Qualification Assessment in the Form of Vocational Examination

  • The Youth Day

For the second time at Rusweld 2021, the Art of Welding creative competition will be held for the best artistic and decorative product made by welding. The contestants will present new and exciting competition entries and show incredible welding creativity.

Reklama 2021
International Exhibition for Advertising 

Reklama 2021 showcases technologies and services for the advertising industry. 

Venue: Pavilion No.2 (Halls 1 and 2), EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKAR)

Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Exhibition area: 4,000+ sq m

Exhibitors: 170+ companies

Countries: 18 (Belarus, Belgium, China, Czechia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK, the USA)

Participating companies:

Foreign brands: Mimaki, Brother, Sipos, HP, iEcho, Esaprint, Evosan, Juki, GMP, Mefu, IDP, Docan, Canon, Epson, Roland, Aleph, Ricoh, Kornit Digital, Witpac, etc.

Russian: 100+ companies (leaders in production and supply of equipment and materials: ZENON Sign Supply, Smart-T, RussCom Group, LRT Group, All Prints Technology, Bigprinter, Vink, Techno-Grafika, Veles, Rosprinter, Hamcore, etc.; equipment for machining different types of materials: Lasercut, Laser Center, Stankom, Kami, SRP Machines for Cutting Polystyrene Foam, Challenger, RDM, etc.; several suppliers and manufacturers of outdoor advertising structures and LED displays: DiMedia, Diamond Led, Ledcapital, Piton; a newcomer Ecovice is a Russian manufacturer of honeycomb and solid polycarbonate) 

This years exhibits include all types of visual advertising communications from traditional media to those gaining momentum due to the technological transformation of the digital media industry. The exhibition will also focus on various types of equipment: printing (for digital printing on various types of materials from paper and textiles to glass and wood), equipment for engraving, cutting, marking, embroidery equipment for branding textiles, and materials (various types of paper, plastic, film, materials for creating designer packaging). It is worth noting that printing methods and materials are becoming more and more eco-friendly year by year: UV printing, eco-inks, and special types of self-adhesive coatings. 

Foreign exhibitors will be represented by their Russian partners. Even in today's difficult environment, international companies are trying to maintain their presence in the Russian market, because, as one key exhibitor commented, "this is the main show in our industry, if we are not here, our clients will start to worry". 

For the first time, Reklama will host a Youth Centre with the Start-up from Scratch teams from the HSE University: nine business teams will present their products in the business souvenir section, testing the market sales channel and trying to get orders in the B2B segment. 

Advertising is not just a means of production, but also technologies for building advertising campaigns, case studies and marketing strategies, which are discussed both at the stands of exhibitors offering marketing services and in the conference programme. 

The main goals of the conference programme in 2021 include introducing advanced technological solutions, which can be now found on the advertising market, to potential customers, helping them to select advertising market segments to build the most effective campaigns using the synergy of advanced technologies and the experience of leading industry professionals, as well as summing up the advertising market's performance over the past period, discussing the current state and trend forecasts for future development with leading experts, industry unions and associations. 

Key events of this years conference programme:

  • The Advertising Matrix Forum will touch on the transition of the market from the transformation that occurred in 2020 to growth. The forum participants will discuss the digitalisation of outdoor advertising, case sessions about working with customers, retail and e-commerce, as well as new web promotion technologies.

-          The Conference: the End of the World Will Not Come. The Advertising Market during Unstable Macroeconomic Situation: the State and Prospects, Analytics, Trends, Strategies, Growing Points

-          The Conference on Promotion Tools of 2022: Choosing an Efficient Advertising Channel

-          The Conference on Advertising Technology for Retail Stores: Efficient Building of a Retail Promotion Concept, Technologies for Supermarket Advertising Decorations

-          The Conference: the Digital Marketing Day. New Technologies for Promotion of Goods and Services on the Web

  • The Forum on COMMUNICATIONS 2030: Trends, Risks, Transformation. Its participants will discuss the role of the communications industry in economic development, digitalisation of communications channels, and automation of business processes in outdoor advertising. Separate discussion panels will be devoted to territorial branding, e-commerce, merchandising, media content, as well as new markets in the promotional industry. 

The key panel will be devoted to the Communications Industry the Real Economy. It will take place on 18 October at 14:30 in Pavilion No.8 (Conference Hall, Floor 1)

  • The Conference of the Association of Producers of Visual Advertising and Information VisCom for manufacturers of outdoor advertising

  • The Conference on Digital Printing and Textile Decorating

  • A session, case studies, team work: HR-formation. Mastermind of HR directors of the advertising and media industry

  • The Award Ceremony of the 7th IAPP Awards Nation of Professionals 2020-2021

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