Official inauguration of Crocus Expo first pavilion was held on March 18, 2004 and became the main event of the year in the sphere of the exhibition industry which attracted great attention of state officials, press and business representatives.
Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center was designed and constructed using modern building materials in accordance with the highest international architectural standards. Its core business is holding of large international exhibitions of different profiles with participation of Russian and foreign companies.
Much prominence is given to the exhibition center by organizations coordinating development of the exhibition activity. CROCUS INTERNATIONAL company, the exhibition center enters in, is a member of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Guild of Exhibition and Fairs Organizations at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Crocus Expo IEC has been a member of the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) since 2008. The Association incorporates more than 150 largest congress centres worldwide. The membership in AIPC serves as a quality mark testifying that services rendered by an exhibition and congress centre accord with the latest international standards
At present Crocus Expo is one largest and most perspective exhibition grounds in Russia.
The Executive Committee of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) approved the admission of Crocus Expo IEC as a full member of UFI in categories of Exhibition Organizers and Exhibition Centres in 2012.
There are 19 exhibition halls in its pavilions (pavilion 1, pavilion 2, pavilion 3), equipped according to the latest international standards, 49 conference halls (pavilion 1, pavilion 2, pavilion 3) with all the necessary facilities for holding exhibition and congress events, presentations and seminars, ultramodern convention and concert hall Crocus City Hall for 6200 seats availability and meeting rooms of VIP class.
Pavilion 3 of the Exhibition centre, with total exhibit space exceeding 300 000 sq m opened doors in August 2007.
Crocus City Hall is located in the same pavilion. It is a unique two-level concert hall designed for running of events of various scale and profile starting from large scale congresses, conventions, business forums, conferences and seminars and including shows of Russian and worldwide stars, festivals, performances and corporate events.
Concert Hall bill is being constantly upgraded, Crocus City Hall guests are sure to have a lot of pleasant surprises in 2011.
There is also a cozy 3* Aquarium Hotel with 225 rooms of different categories:
- 102 standard rooms;
- 47 standard rooms with the Moskva river view;
- 64 studios;
- 12 suits.
Now visitors and guests of the capital can enjoy time and money saving convenience when visiting the fairgrounds!
For visitors convenience there is a covered passageway between the pavilions of the exhibition center equipped with travellators (“speedwalks“) that save time of observing the expositions displayed on the whole showground site.
Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center has a very well developed infrastructure: Sberbank and Crocus Bank Departments, service-centers, food courts, cafes and restaurants (pavilion 1, pavilion 2, pavilion 3), taxi service, coatrooms, customs terminal, and handling service are situated at its pavilions.
Crocus Expo IEC is located on the 65-66 km of Moscow Motor Ring (MKAD) outer side. There are several convenient exits to the fairgrounds from the highway.
In addition a new metro station Myakinino (Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya line) was opened directly in the exhibition centre territory in December 2009. Now one can reach the fairgrounds from any part of the capital.
It would be relevant to mention free Crocus Expo IEC parking facilities: the venue has over 20 000 car parking places opposite from the fairgrounds and there are supplementary parking places for 6000 cars in the third pavilion.
Crocus Expo territory
The territory by the Crocus Expo IEC pavilions is perfectly suited for a considerable quantity of outdoor advertising placing: there are roll light boxes, four flag alleys, cross-street banners, structures on concrete blocks.
There is a free parking lot for 20 000 cars opposite the Crocus Expo IEC pavilions.
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