On August 23, a welcome cocktail of ABT-ACTE Russia, the association of business travel, was held on the HI-SO terrace. Private event was organized for acquaintance of the 5th Saint Petersburg Business Travel Forum’s participants.
An entertainment programme included such activities as cocktail, DJ set on the summer terrace of the So / Sofitel Saint Petersburg hotel with a spectacular view of St. Isaac's Cathedral, a raffle, and elegant images of guests with evening hats.
Photo gallery of the cocktail by ABT-ACTE Russia on the terrace of So / Sofitel Saint Petersburg
Interview with the founder of Hotel Business Forum Alexey Volov about entrepreneurs in the hotel business, difference between hotel chains and independent hotels, and competitive advantages in the hospitality industry.
In the autumn, St. Petersburg was visited by Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka. Here is an interview that Swiss school students took part in with the tennis celebrity and later illustrated with photographs from Stanislas’ performances at the St. Petersburg Open.
ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, has announced the January 2020 launch of its “ICCA Association Community”. Offering education, connections, tools and resources to assist and support international associations in organising more effective meetings, the new platform will officially welcome association executives into ICCA’s global association meeting community as affiliates.
Board of Directors of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has selected Senthil Gopinath to serve as the organisation’s new CEO. He will begin the new role in April 2019.