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Events, June 29, 2011 - July 3, 2011

International Maritime Show 2011

The Host is Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (Minpromtorg Russia), the Organizer - JSC Morskoy Salon. International Maritime Defence Show is held by the support of Defence Ministry of Russian Federation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation, Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Government of St. Petersburg, FSUE "Rosoboronexport".
IMDS was successfully held in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009. It has the stable dynamics of development and holds a special place in the system of world maritime and naval exhibitions.

The Format of the Show is unique today, it combines in united area:
- expositional part in the Harbor;
- demonstration of ships, vessels, boats at the Sea Terminal in Harbor;
- demonstration of naval aviation above the Gulf of Finland;
- demonstration of artillery systems at the Rzhevka Defense Ministry training field;
- Scientific international maritime conferences, VIP-negotiations, visiting of enterprises.

The exhibition profile fully covers the shipbuilding and naval weapons design: shipbuilding and boatbuilding, propulsion systems, weapons and armaments, naval aviation, navigation and guidance systems, security infrastructure, new materials and technologies. The significant part of exhibit area is occupied by the components, equipment, devices and electronic components, design systems, information technologies, consulting, finance and insurance services in the sphere of vessels and weapons production.
350 enterprises from 28 countries including 67 foreign companies became the participants of the IMDS-2009. 55 official delegations from 47 countries and more than 26000 professionals visited IMDS-2009. The total area of exposition was about 13000 m in 3 halls of exhibition complex, on outdoor exposition areas and on water area of the Gulf of Finland.
The participation in IMDS gives a good opportunity to present the products and developments to the wide range of Russian and foreign specialists, to conduct the effective negotiations with a potential clients and partners.

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