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The 11th Moscow International Tool Expo MITEX 2018 will take place on 6-9 November 2018 in Expocentre Fairgrounds (Pavilion 2, Halls 1, 2, 3, 5).

MITEX is the only tool exhibition in Russia and the CIS countries, and the major tool exhibition in the Eastern Europe. The show is organized under the support of the RATPE Association of Trading Companies and Manufactures of Power Tools, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, German Tool Manufacturers Association (FWI).

The General Sponsor of MITEX 2018 is STIHL Group that develops, manufactures and distributes power tools for professional forestry and agriculture as well as for garden and landscape maintenance, and the construction sector.

469 exhibitors from 20 countries, including Austria, Belarus, the UK, Germany, Israel, India, Spain, Italy, China, South Korea, Latvia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, the USA, Taiwan, Turkey, France, Switzerland and Japan will take part in MITEX 2018. The total exhibition area is 19,800 sq. m.

The regular MITEX exhibitors made the core group of the show: STIHL, 220Volt, DENZEL, Einhell, FLEX-Elektrowerkzeuge GmbH, GERMANS BOADA S.A. Rubi, Greenworks, KNIPEX-WERK, Kolner, MachineStore, Metabo, PATRIOT, Rebir, Stabila, Stanley Black & Decker, Sturm, Wald, Vneshtehkontrakt, Gedore, Tool Centre, Drilltechservice, Interskol, Kalibr, LIT Trading, TD Pride, Stavr, TMK, OptTorg, Uraloptinstrument, Hikoki Power Tools Rus, Tsentr Instrumentalnoy Torgovli and other companies. The exhibitors will present new tools and equipment, as well as special offers during four exhibition days for the visitors only.

The companies from Germany, Taiwan and China will demonstrate their products and services at national collective expositions, bringing together over 248 exhibitors. A complete list of exhibitors is available on the MITEX official website

An intensive business programme of co-located events includes Conference “Russian Market of Power Tools and Labour Saving Devices: Present State and Prospects” organized by RATPE Association, Conference “New building brand promotion formats” organized by FORUMHOUSE, master class of Ilia Balakhin “Smart sales for smart people: trends, methods, cases”, and other events that highlight the situation in the industry as a whole and in its individual sectors, as well as give an opportunity to industry experts to improve their professional level and skills.

One of the key events of the show is the Conference “Russian Market of Power Tools and Labour Saving Devices: Present State and Prospects”, organized on 7 November 2018 by RATPE Association. The Conference participants discuss the latest market trends in the tool industry and the most pressing issues, including current state and development prospects of the Russian market of power tools, garden machinery and labour saving tools, Russian manufacturers activities under the pressure of the ever-increasing sanctions, how to solve problems with unfair payers and suppliers, the impact of the economic potential on the consumer demand of the power tool market in the Russia’s regions.

Among the Forum’s speakers there are Boris Goldstein, RATPE President, A.A. Dolgorukov, Chairman of RATPE Marketing Committee, Sergey Nazarov, General Director of Interskol, Hernandez, CEO at Andreas STIHL Marketing, Victor Kislitsyn, Deputy General Director of JSC “Fiolent”, Alexander Andreev, Marketing Director of Hikoki Power Tools Rus, Mikhail Vasilyev, Director of SRC “International Market Institute”.

The achievements of the Russian manufacturers who work under the constantly growing sanctions pressure will be demonstrated at MITEX within “Made in Russia” project. “Made in Russia” programme brings together the companies interested in domestic industry development and high quality professional and household tools manufacturing in Russia, and gives an additional impetus to the development for these companies, as well as for the regions where the production facilities are located. This year the Programme attracted 58 companies.

MITEX continues to cooperate with RUBANKOV company. This year they organize a “Joinery show” with woodworking equipment demonstration, the Museum of Joinery Tools, as well as Turnery Contest for all exhibition’s guests. The Contest will be held in the Contest area on three lathes, involving up to 50 participants. The results will be assessed by Andrei Gromov and Dmitry Pushin, the heads of Moscow and St. Petersburg RUBANKOV Joinery Schools. The Contest results will be announced on 9 November, and the winners will get valuable prizes.

MITEX is a unique opportunity for strengthening partnership, establishing new business contacts and gaining new knowledge in the tool industry.

See you at Moscow International Tool Expo MITEX 2018 that will be running on 6-9 November 2018 in Expocentre Fairgrounds, Pavilion 2!

Organizers: “Euroexpo” LLC. (Moscow), a member of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), and Euroexpo Exhibitions & Congress Development GmbH (Vienna)

Official support: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Strategic Partner: RATPE Association of Trading Companies and Manufactures of Power Tools

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