The 27th International Exhibition Sviaz-Expocomm 2015 and the First Big Media Communication Forum
From May 12 through 15, 2015 Expocentre Fairgrounds hosted the 27th International Exhibition Sviaz-Expocomm. It became the largest trade show for telecommunications, IT and communication services in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe.
The trade show was organized by Expocentre in cooperation with E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. It was supported by the Russian Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Federal Agency of Communications (Rossvyaz). The show ran under the auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Moscow City Government.
The exposition occupied 7,823 sq m of the exhibition space. The exhibition subjects were devoted to telecommunication technologies and networks; IT infrastructure; services rendered by providers and telecom operators; IT systems, software products and services; information security systems; consumer devices; content, media and entertainment.
This year, owing to a new format of the event – combination of the trade show and the Big Media Communication Forum – the traditionally popular project Sviaz-Expocomm attracted a record number of professional visitors including heads of industry companies and enterprises. About 43,000 industry experts visited the trade show during four days.
Participants in Sviaz-Expocomm 2015 were 363 companies from 20 countries. India and China arranged their national pavilions. Representatives from Taiwan organized a group stand.
The Sviaz-Expocomm 2015 official partner was SwitchRay, a leading international telecom vendor developing IP solutions to build up and secure communication networks. The exhibition sponsor was FiberHome Technologies, Chinese leader in optical communication.
Indian Council for Export Promotion of Telecom Equipment and Telecom Industry took an active part in the trade show. The Council was represented by 11 Indian telecom companies.
New products were showcased by such well-known foreign companies as ABB, Rohde & Schwarz, Nec, Keysight Technologies, Exide, TÐ-Link, Fiberhome Technologies, Raisecom, Delta Electronics Inñ., and Corning. Ilsintech, 3ÑÕ, Coats and some others were debutants at the show.
At the trade show Russia was presented by 196 companies and enterprises, among them Nateks, Microtech, Concept Technologies, Informtekhnika Group of companies, Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications, and Gazprom Space Systems. Among the newcomers there were Pskov Plant of Automatic Telephone Exchanges, Factor-TS, Lintech, BudaPhone, Easyplast, Strela and others.
The Skolkovo Innovation Center organized its own stand; its exposition included developments and final products made by 12 companies included into three clusters: Space Technologies and Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Nuclear Technologies.
The industry experts discussed achievements and challenges of the telecom industry, its latest accomplishments and developments at the business related events of the First Big Media Communication Forum. It was organized by Expocentre and the Russian Association for Electronic Communications (RAEC).
The Forum featured the conference where participants discussed the future of the web industry. There was also organized the conference devoted to Russian mobile technologies for business. At the same time the Russian Software session was held, where participants presented Russian software solutions for communication industry and the session on Transportation Technology for Service Providers.
Sviaz-Expocomm hosted the enlarged meeting of the Russian Federal Communications Agency devoted to 2014 results. The panel discussion on Strategy of Effective Management in the New Economic Environment in the Field of Information and Communication Technologies was held as part of the meeting. The discussion was devoted to development prospects of data centres.
The International Telecommunications Academy held the 19th International Forum on Infocomms for Sustainable Development as part of the event program of the 27th International Exhibition Sviaz-Expocomm 2015.
The Forum participants traditionally discussed the issues concerning digital TV development, 5G networks, transport cables and cable networks.
Issues concerning telecom operators’ problems and transfer to the next generation networks were discussed at the round-table on Creation of Digital Communications for Sustainable Development of the State, Society and Personality in the World and in Russia.
The next 28th edition of the International Exhibition Sviaz 2016 will run on May 10-13, 2016 at Expocentre Fairgrounds.