Global Fishery Forum Organizing Committee holds first meeting

The Organizing Committee of the Global Fishery Forum & International Exhibition for Fishery, Seafood and Knowhow (Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo) held a meeting in Moscow on July 10, 2017 chaired by Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Federal Agency for Fishery Director Ilya Shestakov dedicated to the expo in 2017. The committee approved the architecture of the Forum programme and announced the key themes and focuses of discussions in the business section.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the largest industry associations: the All-Russian Association of Fisheries Enterprises, Entrepreneurs, and Exporters, Fish Union, Rosrybkhoz, AKORT, the heads of specialized departments of the Federal Agency for Fishery, and the Agency’s regional branches in St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Magadan, Rostov-on-Don, Sevastopol, and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

“We invite all representatives of the fishing industry to take part in the Forum. Over the three days of the forum, our guests in St. Petersburg can expect not only a busy business programme, but also an extensive exhibition with the participation of Russian and foreign representatives of the market”, Chairman of the Organizing Committee Ilya Shestakov said.

The Global Fishery Forum & International Exhibition for Fishery, Seafood, and Knowhow will take place in St. Petersburg on September 14–16. An offsite session of the Forum’s Organizing Committee will take place at the Forum venue – the Lenexpo Exhibition Centre – in the run-up to the event.

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