«PIR EXPO» comprises 5 international specialized exhibitions devoted to all key growth areas of the HoReCa industry in Russia:
Each of the PIR Expo projects is the most important and significant event in its segment. The thematic division into the most important areas of the hospitality industry allows paying maximum attention to each target audience individually, present innovations, trends, and successful business solutions in a full and accurate manner, create target and highly qualified programs for training, business, and presentational events for all the categories of the HoReCa industry professionals. All of this makes it possible to carry out the most efficient and fruitful work, establish contacts solely with the representatives of the target audience.
After operating on the market for over 16 years, PIR Expo today is one of the top ten largest exhibitions for hospitality industry professionals and an important international event. Participants in exhibitions and programs of the company’s events include specialists from over 30 countries: France, Italy, Japan, USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Greece, Turkey, Estonia, Israel, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Serbia, Thailand, Croatia, South Korea, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, and others.
Russia alone has 150,000 public catering facilities and 7,000 hotel properties, apart of the CIS countries. The industry employs 3.5 million people and continues to actively develop both in qualitative and quantitative terms. The annual market growth is 10%.
More than 500 professional events are held in the course of PIR Expo. The program emphasizes training element. Competent authorities of the industry share their experience and knowledge with visitors – successful restaurateurs and hoteliers, recognized chefs, bartenders and baristas, directors of HoReCa sector famous companies, independent experts. Annually more than 7 000 people take part in event program. Events of the exhibition cover different formats – training, discussion, presentation, competition – and they are aimed at improvement of professional skills and obtaining new knowledge.