February 28, 2018. Moscow. Since the Slovak Republic decided to partake in INNOPROM-2018, the list of countries which would organize national stands and showcase their national enterprises was updated. The national stand of the Slovak Republic is expected to occupy 60 sq.m. inside Pavilion 1 of IEC Ekaterinburg-Expo.
In his interview with TASS Information Agency, the Slovak Ambassador to Russia Peter Priputen stated,
"We seek to promote more extensive business cooperation, so we intend to organize the Slovak national stand at the Ekaterinburg INNOPROM-2018 Industrial Trade Fair, whose reach and industrial focus provide a perfect opportunity for presenting Slovak companies in Russia."
Recently, Switzerland also confirmed its participation and plans to build the national stand. Swissmem association responsible for organizing the Swiss INNOPROM exhibit intends to feature eight leading Swiss industrial companies (Additional information available at http://www.innoprom.com/media/news/vpervye-shveytsariya-predstavit-natsionalnyy-stend-na-innoprom/).
The Ninth International Trade Fair will be held on July 9-12, 2018. INNOPROM-2018 theme: Digital Manufacturing.
International Industrial Trade Fair INNOPROM has been held annually in Ekaterinburg since 2010. In 2012, the federal status was conferred upon the exhibition by the Government of the Russian Federation. Event participants include over 600 companies from 105 countries. During 4 exhibition days, INNOPROM-2017 attracted over 50,000 visitors, more than 60% of them professionals. All global industrial leaders participate in the exhibition. Italy, Germany, India, Japan, and other countries regularly present their national exhibits. In 2017, INNOPROM launched the National Buyer Industrial Export Development Program (IndEx), which brought 200 professional buyers of industrial products to Ekaterinburg.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation is the organizer of INNOPROM. Business Event LLC (http://business-event.com/ru/), part of Formika Group (http://formika.ru/), is the operator of the exhibition.