Delegation of Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre paid a business visit to Harbin
On January 23, 2019, the President of Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre held a business meeting, as a part of his trip to the People's Republic of China, with managers of the Council on Exhibition and International Cooperation, Heilongjiang province. The Chinese party of the negotiations was represented by Mr. Wang Yingchun, President of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Heilongjiang; Mr. Tan Baicheng, Vice Chairman of the Heilongjiang Provincial Council for the Promotion of International Trade; Mr. Tang Hongyu, Deputy Director of Heilongjiang Convention and Exhibition Bureau; Mr. Zhang Xuefeng, Head of the Exhibition Planning and Development Department, and Ms. Qu Jin, Deputy Head of the Exhibition Planning and Development Department. Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre was represented by its President, Alexey Shaburov, and Deputy General Director, Alexey Kharyutkin.
The negotiations opened with Mr. Hongyu sharing his impressions after visiting Sokolniki and thanking Alexey Shaburov for his warm welcome in November 2018. The parties discussed various aspects of cooperation, including commercial projects in exhibition development in China and Russia, and cultural projects that play no lesser role in developing the relationship between the two countries. Following the negotiations, Mr. Yingchun donated to Alexey Shaburov a unique calligraphy work, which will take a special place in the coming exhibition The Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting, scheduled for September 20-22, 2019.