Crocus Expo Will Become Exclusive Exhibition Operator of Moscow International Automobile Salons: Emin Agalarov
Russia, Moscow / corr. Trend R.Agayev / Crocus International JSC and Non-Commercial Partnership 'Union of Car Manufacturers of Russia' signed a long-term general agreement on the partnership and co-operation in conducting and organizing all exhibition events organized and supported by non-commercial partnerships with regards to automobiles, said the Commercial Director of Crocus International, Emin Agalarov.
Thereinafter, all planned exhibitions of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers to be held in the territory of Russia will be organized by Crocus International. According to the preliminary assessments, in 2007 the number of events in the 'Crocus Expo' International Exhibition Center will increase by more than 25% compared to 2006.
These forecasts are also supported by the initial results of the exhibition of 'Crocus Expo' in the first half of the year. Therefore, if generally 87 exhibitions had taken place here in 2006 in January-June only, the figure equaled 68. The gross square of the organized exhibitions over the six months of 2007 equaled nearly 900,000 sq m, against 1.2 mln sq m in 2006.
According to Agalarov, the third hall of the 'Crocus Expo' exhibition complex will be opened in August after which the complex will be one of the largest exhibition-concert centers worldwide. The area of the third hall will exceed 310,000 sq m. It will hold exposition halls, conference halls, chat rooms, concrete hall, restaurants, office and supporting areas. The gross area of 'Crocus Expo' after the launch of the third hall will exceed 450,000 sq m.