Since 2016 the main events of SPIEF take place at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Traffic in St. Petersburg during the days of the Forum is expected to be heavy. During peak hours (08:00–11:00), traffic at the vehicle entrance to ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre is expected to be heavy.
All vehicles entering the Forum venue must undergo security checks at the checkpoint. Make sure that your vehicle does not have bulky closed containers, bags, liquids in containers with a volume of more than 500 ml or other items that are prohibited from being brought to the Forum venue.
Please schedule your itinerary so as to arrive at the venue in good time: at least 2 hours before the start of the event you wish to attend, and make sure that your vehicle does not contain any items prohibited at the Forum venue.
ExpoForum is a modern convention and exhibition centre built in accordance with the standards of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI).
The centre uses cutting-edge technologies to minimize damage to the environment and conserve resources.
The pavilions and Congress centre are connected by a covered walkway, ensuring visitors’ comfort when moving around the venue.
A barrier-free environment has been created in the pavilions and parking areas of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre for people with limited mobility. The facility is equipped with ramps and lifts that allow unimpeded access to any point of the venue.
The travel time from ExpoForum to the historical centre of St. Petersburg is 30–60 minutes (depending on traffic). The travel time from Pulkovo International Airport to ExpoForum is about 15 minutes.
ExpoForum is close to the city’s main transport arteries: the St. Petersburg ring road, the Moscow – St. Petersburg highway, and the North-West High-Speed Diameter, as well as Pulkovskoye Shosse and Peterburgskoye Shosse.The ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre is close to St. Petersburg’s cultural and historic landmarks. Catherine Palace (in Tsarskoe Selo) and Pavlovsk Palace (in Pavlovsk), each complete with park and garden, are just a short distance away. Peterhof State Museum Preserve (in Peterhof) and Konstantinovsky Palace (in Strelna) are both within half an hour’s drive of ExpoForum.