Busworld is the world's largest B2B exhibition of the bus and coach industry, exhibiting buses, coaches and mini buses, as well as parts, components and services. The first Busworld exhibition took place in the city of Kortrijk in Belgium in 1971. Meanwhile it became the international reference of the bus and coach industry. In 2015, Busworld Kortrijk welcomed 411 exhibitors from 36 countries and 34.932 visitors from 118 countries. Since 2001, Busworld has rolled out its international expansion with shows taking place in Turkey (April 2016), China (May 2016), India (November 2016) and now also Russia (October 2016).
October 17, 2015, Kortrijk (Belgium), ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed a partnership agreement to cooperate for the organization of Busworld Russia trade show in Moscow. The first edition of Busworld Russia will take place on October 25-27, 2016 at the Crocus Expo venue.
The partnership with Busworld opens unique perspectives for the development of the specialized passenger transport exhibition in Russia in line with high international standards. The organizer of the exhibition - ITEMF Expo - is confident in the successful launch and further prospects of Busworld Russia powered by Autotrans on the market.
ITEMF Expo is the Russian joint venture company of the leading exhibition organizers Messe Frankfurt and ITE.
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers generating around 554 million euros in sales and employing 2,130 people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 29 subsidiaries and around 57 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2014, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 121 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt's exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The historic Festhalle, one of the most populair venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds. Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit www.messefrankfurt.com
ITE Group is one of the world's leading exhibition organisers, it is ranked 5th in the world and 1st in Russia. Russia's market leader, ITE, with a share of more than 20% operates through its offices in 5 cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg. The company has been developing dynamically, and over 20 years of its history opened 31 offices in 17 countries. Since 1998 the shares of the ITE Group of Companies are being quoted at London Stock Exchange. Today the ITE portfolio includes more than 240 events, which annually take up more than 730,000 square meters of exhibition space. More than 1000 professionals of the exhibition market are working in ITE offices worldwide. In Russia ITE offices work in five cities (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Ekaterinburg and Novosibirsk), and more than 100 events are held annually. For more detailed information www.ite-russia.ru.