The rating was compiled by Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards.
Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards experts have nominated St. Petersburg as the best business and event travel destination.
The number of events held in St. Petersburg is growing every year, a spokesperson for the St. Petersburg Committee for tourism development told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
The ‘Ambassadors Programme’ project implemented in St. Petersburg is aimed at promoting the city as a venue for high-level international congresses and exhibitions.
According to the official statistics, there are over 200 congress and exhibition venues in St. Petersburg. In 2019, 1.1 million travelers came to St. Petersburg.
This year, a number of industry events is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, including the GLEX 2020Global space studies conference, the Global cardiothoracic surgery congress, the international SPECOM 2020 Speech and Computer conference, the Worldchefs Congress & Expo, Travel HUB CIS, ets.
Photo and video: St. Petersburg TV channel