Destination Guide: Moscow
C&IT's sponsored guide to Moscow will help you find the most exciting destinations, hotels, venues, restaurants and convention centres when planning your next event.
Moscow is the political, business and cultural centre of Russia, as well as the nation’s seat of power and home to its leading economic and financial institutions, over half of the country’s commercial and specialised banks, representative offices of major Russian companies, and leading world corporations. It is a dynamically developing metropolis and one of the world's major business centres located at crossroad of Europe and Asia, the perfect destination for business and leisure tourism.
The Moscow Convention Bureau, an official independent intermediary between meeting planners and the local service providers, is ready to help you make your meeting a success. Being established by the City Government, the Moscow Convention Bureau possesses all relevant information about the meetings industry in Moscow and provides professional assistance for meeting planners.
For further information on how Moscow can benefit your business please visit www.moscowcvb.org or contact:
Head of International Marketing Department
+ 7 495 225 54 77
Over 12m population
20% of Russia's GDP
Area: 2511 sq km
The 1st place among the cities of the world by number of USD billionaires
6th largest city in the world
Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre is the largest Moscow exhibition centre – 9172 sqm, 5500 seats. The Central Exhibition Complex (Expocentre) – 871 sqm, 500 seats – is also well known as a venue for major international events. It is located close to the centre of Moscow. The World Trade Centre Moscow (WTC Moscow) is a specialised convention center with a total area of 5,500 sqm. It has multifunctional convertible congress hall for up to 1,500 people, 24 conference halls and meeting rooms and modern conference equipment, as well as 2,600sqm of exhibition space.
Moscow international airports — Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo — annually serve more than 51 million passengers. The fastest, most reliable and convenient way to get to an airport is to take advantage of express trains departing from the railway stations in the centre of the city.
Moscow offers 46,000 rooms in more than 300 hotels. Currently there are 18 hotel chains and more than 500 accommodation facilities, a few dozen of them belonging to well-known hotel chains.
Visit Moscow's gorgeous sights, including The Kremlin, Red Square, The State Tretyakov Gallery, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Bolshoi theatre, Arbat and so on. Also there are a lot of opportunities for new incentive trips. Choose KGB training in Moscow, Space City, One day in Russian Army, Russian Banya.
More than 30 professional DMC's and PCO's provide full services in organising events.
Contact MoscowEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: + 7 495 225 54 77
C&IT takes a look at the new Four Seasons Hotel Moscow, a significant property for the Russian capital that opened in October.
St Petersburg is already a popular events destination. Now Moscow and other areas are working on their C&I credentials.
C&IT questions Ksenya Boykova, head of Moscow Convention Bureau, on why the city is an ideal destination for corporate events.