Congress and Exhibition Bureau of St. Petersburg will take an active part in preparation and holding of the 6th Future Leaders Forum of the World Petroleum Council (WPC). The bureau itself is a part of the Tourism Development Committee of St. Petersburg. Cooperation agreement was signed in St. Petersburg by the director of the Russian National Committee of the WPC Vlada Streletskaya and by general director of Saint Petersburg Congress and Exhibition Bureau Andrey Matsarin.

The parties agreed on pooling resources and opportunities in the interests of organizing the most effective Youth Forum, which is one of the key events for petroleum industry and for development of St. Petersburg city as a business and event tourism.  The agreement defines principles and procedure for cooperation.  United working groups will be organized in order to discuss and solve questions of cooperation and interaction. Moreover, additional agreements and contracts will be established.

“The Congress and Exhibition Bureau of St. Petersburg has a rich experience in the successful holding of major international events and has unique opportunities for the reception, accommodation, organization of work and cultural events for guests. The support of the Congress Bureau will allow the Forum to be held at the highest level of hospitality. The agreement signed by us is a positive and very important step in the preparation of the 6th Future Leaders Forum, “said Vlada Streletskaya, Director of the RNC WPC.

“We are glad that St. Petersburg is entrusted to receive participants and guests of the World Petroleum Council’s Youth Forum. The successful holding of such a large-scale international event requires a lot of preparatory work, organization of interaction between various organizations and structures. We are able to solve such problems, and we intend to prove once again that St. Petersburg is an excellent choice for carrying out mass events of the highest level. In addition to solving organizational issues, we will offer guests an unforgettable diverse cultural program, “Andrei Matzarin, General Director of the Congress Bureau of St. Petersburg, said after signing the cooperation agreement.

The St. Petersburg State Budgetary Institution “Congress and Exhibition Bureau”, established in the structure of the Tourism Development Committee of St. Petersburg, plays a key role in coordinating the interaction of all city structures involved in organizing and holding major representative events.