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Dates: October 6-9, 2020

Organizer: ExpoForum International

Venue: EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center, St. Petersburg (64/1 Peterburgskoye Highway)

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About the Forum The Russian International Energy Forum is the annual convention and exhibition event for the specialists of the fuel and energy sector, the largest international event in Russia and CIS countries. The key objective of the project is to establish a platform for dialogue between industry corporations, state authorities, and the scientific community. The concept of the Forum involves both the convention and the exhibition programs.

Convention program

More than 30 events are annually held on the Forum's platform in various formats – plenary sessions, specialist conferences, round tables, scientific and technical consultations, and visiting tours. The key partners of the convention program of RIEF 2020 are the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg, the Association “Council of Energy Producers”, the Association of Innovative Energy Enterprises "EnergoInnovation", etc. The main subjects for discussions will be electric power generation, transmission, and distribution; energy saving and energy efficient technologies; heat generation and heat supply; legislation, regulatory framework, and regulation in the fuel and energy complex (FEC); personnel training; digitalization in the energy sector; environmental safety; renewable/alternative energy sources, etc.

Exhibition program

The international specialized exhibition Energy and Electrical Engineering has been held in St. Petersburg since 1993 and has been part of the Russian International Energy Forum since 2013. Today it is a dynamically developing brand that offers to existing and potential exhibitors an efficient combination of experience and modern approaches. For many Russian and foreign power equipment suppliers, participation in the exhibition Power and Electrical Engineering is directly related to the strategic prospects of business development.

The exhibition Power and Electrical Engineering is certified by and awarded with the mark of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI). The UFI mark is considered one of the highest achievements in the exhibition business and officially confirms the full conformity of the exhibition with world standards.


The Forum's participants are top managers of leading energy companies, representatives of federal and regional authorities, experts, academicians, and heads of industry-specific universities and research institutes.

Unique benefits

Platform for making policy in the fuel and energy complex.

Comprehensive dialogue: more than 50% of participants are representatives of companies' top management, state authorities and the scientific community.

Professional audience: 97% of visitors are industry specialists.

Consolidated themes of the exhibition and the convention programs:

Dialogue between the largest global and Russian companies and key partners

Strategic decision-making

Demonstration of up-to-date technologies and the sector's intellectual resource

Official support of RIEF 2019

RIEF 2019 took place with the involvement of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg, the CIS Executive Committee, etc.

RIEF 2019 by numbers:

More than 5,500 participants from 25 countries

36 events of the business program

More than 200 speakers

200 exhibitors from 10 countries

Exhibition area: 8,000 sq. m

700 business meetings in the Business Contact Center