The Fashion Industry International Fair organized by FAREXPO Exhibition Group is one of the most important events of the textiles and clothing industry in Russia. It goes in St Petersburg from 1993 twice a year.
The fair is supported by Administrative Board of the city of Saint Pe-tersburg and the Government of Leningrad region. Since 2004 is an approved event of the Global Association of the Exhibi-tion Industry (UFI). Each time there are over 210 exhibitors from over 9 countries. Since 2007 there is a national Italian exposition вЂњArea ItaliaвЂќ.
Visitors of the fair are over 4 800 retailers & specialists. Special project for key buyers is presented since March 2008. It includes b2b meetings with most important exhibiting distributors and manufacturers according to a schedule planned in advance.
A special-purposed business program of the fair is вЂњEconomic Forum of the Industry of FashionвЂќ. It includes roundвЂ“table meetings, presenta-tions, seminar and conferences on the issues of current importance for ex-hibitors, buyers and experts of the branch. In the frames of Forum an вЂњAcademy of FashionвЂќ present lectures and master-classes on fashion trends and clothes design.
Date:September 30 вЂ“ October 3, 2009
Venue: Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex, pr. Gagarina, 8 RUSSIA.
Exhibit profile: MenвЂ™s and womenвЂ™s clothes - Knitted wear - Furs and leather - Young fashion - Lingerie salon - Home textiles - ChildrenвЂ™s clothes - Sportswear - Evening and wed-ding dresses - Shoes and bags - Fabrics and fittings - Equipment - Accessories.