About RUEF
Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs - RUEF - an association of leading Russian exhibition organizers, owners of exhibition complexes and centers, service companies operating in the industry of exhibitions, fairs, meetings, incentives, congresses and events, as well as representatives of the exhibition business of the CIS countries. The Union was founded in 1991, since 1994 is a member of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry - UFI.

RUEF is an active player in the event industry, the goal of which is to consolidate the participants of the fair, exhibition, congress, event industries in the framework of promoting the development and strengthening of these industries in Russia, and promoting the congress and exhibition industry in the international arena.

Members of the Union are the flagships of the Russian exhibition, fair and congress industry. Representatives of the Union are members of relevant committees and commissions, as well as working groups:

  • Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation;
  • Committee on Economic Policy and Entrepreneurship of the State Duma;
  • Russian export center;
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia;
  • Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
exhibitions and fairs
in 28 cities
37 000+
participants from 97 countries
1,1 million m2
nett exhibition area
Today in RUEF


  • 69 organizers of exhibitions
  • 15 organizers of exhibitions with their own exhibition centres
  • 7 exhibition centres
  • 46 service companies
The main activities of RUEF are:
  • Assistance to participants of the exhibition, fair and event industry in carrying out successful activities
  • Assistance in the development of the Russian industry of exhibitions, fairs and meetings, intensives, congresses, events
  • Participation in the development of the legislative framework and standardization in the field of exhibition and fair activities
  • Association of congress and exhibition, scientific and analytical, consulting and media aspects of the industry of events
  • Development of projects and initiatives within the industry
  • Exhibition Audit
  • International interaction in the industry of events
  • Education
  • Industry Knowledge Base
  • Unique editions and more

Highest difference of the exhibition event