Results of the Elektro 2016 Exhibition

Results of the Elektro 2016
International Exhibition
Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow
69 June 2016
Dear colleagues,

Our team would like to thank you for being with us at Elektro 2016. It was the 25th time that the show brought together professionals of the electric industry from all over the world. It was once again acknowledged as the largest electric industry show in Russia and Eastern Europe. We trust you had many new ideas and useful meetings during Elektro 2016!
1Russias relevant government bodies supported the show and recognized its high profile and importance.

Elektro has become a symbol of the latest developments and accomplishments in electrical engineering. The show has opened doors to thousands of challenging ideas, technology, and projects. Elektro rightfully enjoys the status of the best trade show.
Vladimir Kononov, First Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma
Committee on Science and High Technologies,Chairman of the Elektro Organizing Committee

The exhibition will demonstrate equipment and, above all, home-grown technology that will ensure not only the country's energy security, but also a new quality of electrical energy consumption.
Alexei Kulapin, Director of the State Energy Policy Department of the Russian Energy Ministry
Elektro 2016 occupied 15 thousand sq m for 4 days to showcase all segments and trends of the electric industry. It brought together manufacturers, distributors and consumers of electrical products.

General product sectors were Electrical Equipment; Electric Power Engineering; Cables, Wires, Fittings; Energy Saving and Innovations; Lighting Engineering; and Building Automation.
Elektro 2016 welcomed 300 exhibitors from 21 countries. China, Germany and Spain had national pavilions.
The show welcomed many major international exhibitors such as Hubers, Isovolta, Ilme, RPS, Klemsan, Onka, VonRoll, Phoenix Contact, Weidmuller, EAE, WAGO, and others.
Russia was represented by 200 companies, both manufacturers and suppliers, including IEK, Kaskad-Energoset, KLM Group, Korenevo Plant of Low Voltage Equipment, KEAZ, MEL, TDM Electric, New Engineering Solutions, RZKK, Sverdlovsk Works of Current Transformers, and many others.

Expocentre focuses on promotion of Russian developments on the home market. The second exposition Made in Russia showcased Russian small and medium sized enterprises.

More than 11,000 professional visitors attended Elektro in 2016.
As usual Elektro is accompanied by a lot of associated events. This year the most important of them were the First Industry Championship WorldSkills Russia in the electric installation work category for young professionals; the Russian Congress Electric Installation 2016: From High Standards to Professional Competencies; the Conference on Electrical Equipment for the Military Industrial Complex: Specifics of Working Under Conditions of Modernization; the 14th International Conference on Renewable and Small-Power Energy; the 4th Russian Business Forum Electrical Engineering. Business Strategy 2016-2017; and others.
The program also included many workshops, round table discussions, presentations and master classes devoted to the most relevant topics of the industry.
Participants included heads of major companies, representatives of government, professional associations, and research centres, and industry experts.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 26th edition of the Elektro, International Exhibition
co-located with the Neftegaz exhibition,
on 1720 April 2017 at Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia.