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International exhibitions
Moscow Hobby Expo 2017 and Gadget Fair 2017

Two shows intended for all fans of modelism, technical creativity and smart portable devices – Moscow Hobby Expo and Gadget Fair – will run April 14 through 16 in Crocus Expo. One more time Moscow Hobby Expo will become a point of attraction for racing drivers, pilots, seamen, magicians, soldiers, princesses, designers and collectors. Gadget Fair is dedicated to the world of various gadgets. The organizers anticipate that more than 10 000 visitors will come to the shows during three days!

The exposition comprising 5 000 sq m will incorporate companies from 15 cities of Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Ufa, Chelyabinsk and so forth) and foreign countries. Visitors will see novelties and popular models of famous market players: Wright Brothers, Hobby Center, Hobby Ostrov, Dadget, NIKO, Eurotrain and many others. Moscow Hobby Expo is traditionally held with official support of the Federation of Aircraft Modeling Sport of Russia (FAMS), the Federation of Tank Modeling Sport (FTMS) and the Federation of Auto Modeling Sport of Russia (FAMS).

The exhibition is targeted at the wide audience of any age – everyone will have an opportunity to find a hobby to their liking. Show participants will display a wide range of products for hobbies and keenness – everything for railway, aerial, naval and auto modeling, architectural prototyping, radio controlled models, accessories for prototypes and dioramas, tools, devices, equipment and materials, board games, specialized literature and many other things.

As its popularity and success rate has grown over the last years the trade fair has developed to incorporate more than just an exhibition. These special events served to attract leading exhibitors and visitors and allowed all participants the chance to broaden their knowledge and of course their sales potential.

The spring edition of the exhibition will attract with the program of various events: international car and aircraft models competitions, All-Russian competition of stand modelism by FASSR, fascinating tank battles under the auspices of the Federation of Tank Modeling Sport of Russia, demonstration of ships and aircrafts models, test drives of different types of electric transport, impressive presentations from participants, multiple master classes.

Participants from 13 countries (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Japan, Taiwan, DPRK, Germany, Israel, USA, Italy, China and Czech Republic) will compete within the frames of Gran Prix of Russia in the class of radio controlled electric off-roaders. Exhibition guests will also have an opportunity to watch and support competitions of EASYMADE radio controlled models drift championship of Russia. AWD and RWD qualifying and pair races will take place April 15 and 16, respectively.

Gadget Fair 2017 exposition will be accommodated alongside with the Moscow Hobby Expo. Mobile interactive robots, personal gadgets for sport, Smart House components, mobile applications and games, and also other products from producers and developers of gadgets, trade chains, accessories’ suppliers and other players of the market will be displayed at the exposition. These devices have become a necessary addition to our persona wherever we go: in sport (fitness treadmill, smart bracelets, sports devices), in medicine (electronic plasters, tricorder, exoskeletons), in business (smartphones, tablets, players, game consoles, glasses for virtual reality and many other things) and other spheres of life. The exposition was launched in 2015 and the project proved its popularity during the previous editions.

Do not miss a unique opportunity to establish new business contacts, determine the most promising development trends, present your solutions to the wide range of visitors, to promote your corporate image, products and services as well as create greater market awareness in the market segment throughout Russia.

Welcome to the world of hobbies!

Admittance for the youngest visitors (kids under 4 years) is free.

Crocus Expo Press service

POST RELEASE

Moscow Hobby Expo. April 2016

The 8th International Moscow Hobby Expo exhibition, the only exhibition in Russia incorporating all directions of modelism, was held in April in Crocus Expo IEC. The event became a point of attraction for multiple collectors, designers, racing drivers, pilots, seamen, magicians, soldiers and princesses! Moscow Hobby Expo was traditionally held with the official support of the Federation of Aircraft Modeling Sport of Russia (FAMS), the Federation of Ship Modeling Sport of Russia (FSS), the Federation of Tank Modeling Sport (FTMS) and the Federation of Auto Modeling Sport of Russia (FAMS).

More than 75 participating companies from 12 countries of the world (Ukraine, Belarus, the Netherlands, Japan, Taiwan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Germany, Russia, Israel, the USA, Italy and the Czech Republic) and 15 regions of the Russian Federation (Moscow and the Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Ufa, Chelyabinsk and others) presented the most demanded products of the modern hobby industry, including novelties, on more than 8 400 sq m of exhibit space.

The show became an inspiring experience for the whole family! There were lots of fabulous opportunities to learn from experts at the fair. Whether your interest in any kind of hobby there were hands-on and seminar-style learning sessions running all day, every day!

The organizers decided to arrange the expanded floor space into sectors according to market segments and it was positively accepted by the exhibitors. Thematic location of companies showed that such segmentation assisted visitors to easier orientate themselves at the exhibition and the exhibitors get a better effect of their participation – it improved visitors navigation around the hall, made suppliers stands easy to find and provided the large show with more efficiency.

As its popularity and success rate has grown over the last years Moscow Hobby Expo has developed to incorporate more than just an exhibition. These special events served to attract leading exhibitors and visitors and allowed all participants the chance to broaden their knowledge and of course their sales potential.

The exhibition was targeted at the wide audience of any age – everyone had an opportunity to find a hobby to their liking. This year the calendar of events featured a rich informative and entertainment program: international competitions of car and aircraft models, the All-Russian competition of stand modelism, tank battles initiated and organized by the Federation of Tank Modeling Sport, demonstration of ships and aircrafts models, car races, impressive presentations from participants, test drives of different types of electric transport and various master classes.

The first round of the Сhampionship on tank all-round with the support of the Federation of Tank Modeling Sport (FTMS) was held April 16 and 17. This year the geography of participants of personal (Ring Races) and team (Relay – Pursuit) rounds struck with the coverage – sportsmen from Russia (Moscow, Korolev, Tula, Novocheboksarsk, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok and Sevastopol) and foreign countries (Kazakhstan, Latvia, Azerbaijan, the USA) arrived to the Crocus Expo IEC.

Besides the panel of judges named the winners of creative competition of installations. The prize went to the team of Edmund Kresle (Latvia) and Erken Mazhidov (Kazakhstan) for their installation Wermacht.

A new trend gaining popularity around the world – FPV Racing (drone racing), has attracted also the Russian audience. Leading producers presented various models – mini, racing, with function of aerial photography and others – at Moscow Hobby Expo. All willing had an opportunity to purchase a drone for personal use or as an original gift.

The organizers of the project would like to express their gratitude
to all participants and guests for their creative activity!

See you at Moscow Hobby Expo in spring 2017!

Informational TV partner of the project: Т24 TV Chanel
Informational partners: М-Hobby, Tehnika Molodiozhi