Global civil society activity in Russia

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass. Russia extends across eleven time zones and shares land boundaries with fourteen countries. It is the world's ninth-most populous country and Europe's most populous country, with a population of over 147 million people. The country's capital and largest city is Moscow. Saint Petersburg is Russia's cultural centre and second-largest city. Other major urban areas include Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Russia is ranked #33 over a 20 year period,
with 1806 meetings since 2001.


Russia is ranked #30 in 2021, with 38 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau


Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau was established in July 2014 in the structure of the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint Petersburg.

Meetings industry has been one of the most fast-growing business sectors in the world. There are not only companies directly involved in organizing various events in the meetings industry. Companies from other economic sectors as well as representatives of professional and public communities, policy-makers and enthusiasts are also involved to achieve best quality of the events.

Mission - Unify representatives of the meetings and hospitality industries and professionals of Saint Petersburg.

Vision - Saint Petersburg is to get into European Top-10 and World Top-20 business meetings destinations by 2020.

Goal - Promote Saint Petersburg as one of the leading platform for business communication through bringing professional events to the city.

Values - Openness, transparency, equity.

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Organizations based in Russia

International Association of Meiobenthologists - Moscow
International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs - Moscow
Deaf International Football Association - Moscow
International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers - Moscow
International Confederation of Trade Unions of Workers in the Oil and Gas Industries, and Construction Workers in the Oil and Gas Complex - Moscow
International School Chess Union - Moscow
International Organisation of Trade Unions of Educational and Scientific Workers - Moscow
Confederation of Unions of Workers in Commerce, Restaurants, Consumers' Cooperatives and Various Forms of Business - Moscow
International Association of Users and Developers of Electronic Libraries and New Information Technologies - Moscow
International Organisation of Agro-Industrial Trade Unions - Moscow
International Community of Defence Industry Workers' Unions - Moscow
International Association of Fishing Industry Workers' Unions - Moscow
International Federation Amateur Unifight - Moscow
Interstate Federation of Atomic Energy Workers' Unions - Moscow
CIS Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology - Moscow
International Confederation of Health Workers' Unions - Moscow
International Association of Textile and Light Industry Workers' Unions - Moscow
International Trade Union Alliance of Public Utilities, Local Industry and Services Workers - Moscow
Federation of Timber and Related Industries Workers' Unions of the Commonwealth of Independent States - Moscow
World Federation of National Mathematical Competitions - Moscow
International Organisation of Metalworkers' Unions - Moscow
World Immunopathology Organization - Moscow
Interstate Aviation Committee - Moscow
International Confederation of Joint Venture Workers' Unions - Moscow
Trade Union International of Workers in Geology, Geodesy and Cartography - Moscow

View More profiles (318) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Russia

2028 International Geological CongressInternational Union of Geological Sciences - St Petersburg

2026 CongressWorld Association of Chefs Societies - St Petersburg

2024 International Congress of Cognitive PsychotherapyInternational Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - St Petersburg

2024 World Congress of Sports MedicineInternational Federation of Sports Medicine - Kazan

2023 ConferenceWorldCALL - Kazan

2023 International Congress of Linguists (ICL)Comité international permanent des linguistes - Kazan

2023 General MeetingInternational Union of Economists - St Petersburg

Past Events in Russia

2022 World Congress on the Aging Male – International Society for the Study of the Aging Male - St Petersburg
2022 Operations Committee Session – Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications - Moscow
2022 Conference – International Planetarium Society - St Petersburg
2022 World Energy Congress – World Energy Council - St Petersburg
2022 Workshop for Phlebology, Lymphology and Angiology – International Forum for Minisurgery of Varicose Veins - St Petersburg
2022 Congress – University of the Arctic - Moscow
2022 World Congress – Financial Markets Association - Moscow
2022 World Congress – World Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons - St Petersburg
2022 INTERTRAN Workshop - Second Part – International Union of Railways - Vladivostok
2022 Congress – Asian College of Psychosomatic Medicine - Irkutsk
2022 World Contest – World Ploughing Organization - St Petersburg
2022 General Assembly – Fédération Internationale de Camping, Caravanning et Autocaravaning - Moscow
2022 International Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH) – International Union for Circumpolar Health - St Petersburg
2022 Apimondia Congress – International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations - Ufa
2022 Conference – International Association for Dialogue Analysis - Moscow

View More Past Events (3500) in The International Congress Calendar

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