Facts and Figures:
The 8th International exhibition MIR STEKLA 2006 (WORLD OF GLASS) again has proven to be the strongest exhibition of glass industry in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The world’s leading companies, manufacturing and processing glass, came to Moscow to meet major decision makers from throughout Russia and the CIS.

Exhibitor structure:
336 exhibiting companies (189 international, 147 domestic) from 24 countries showcasing their latest technology and products in the field of glass manufacturing and processing, and ready-made glass produce.

Total square meters:
6 186,25 sq.m. net space (International exhibitors 3 113,6 sq.m., Domestic exhibitors 3 042,65 sq.m.)

Visitor structure:
10 500 industry professionals which majority is actively involved in the purchase decision for the products and services of glass industry.

Schedule: Annual

Venue: Pavilion 1 and Forum, EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds.

Organizers: ZAO “EXPOCENTR”, Russian Union of Architects.

Support: MIR STEKLA is recognized as UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) approved event and certified as RUEF (Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs) event. MIR STEKLA is held under the patronage of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation and supported by Moscow’s Government.

Business program:
The increasingly important multi-disciplinary dialogue between architecture, industry and art was held at MIR STEKLA 2006. The thematic portfolio included glass perspectives for challenges, energy efficiency, translucent structures assembling problems, evergrowing demand for interior glass.

Exhibition Projects:
The 1st International Salon of Art and Decorative Glass ArtGlass with 22 companies from 6 countries was organized within the framework of MIR STEKLA 2006 exhibition. Stained-glass panes, mosaics, decorative & art glassware, assorted glassware, mirrors became the main exhibits of this unique salon. The attendees had direct access to the Salon through a new entrance in Forum. ArtGlass project launch was successful - the great part of ArtGlass 2007 exhibition space has been rebooked! National Pavilions:
German Pavilion
On behalf of VDMA (German Association of Machinery and Manufacture) IFWexpo Heidelberg Gmbh organized a national pavilion with 31 German companies.

Italian Pavilion
On behalf of GIMAV (Italian Glass Processing Machinery and Accessory Supplier’s Association) Italian Institute for Foreign Trade organized a national pavilion with 18 Italian companies.

Next event: June 13 -16, 2007

will be held within the framework of MIR STEKLA 2007

Demonstrate your glass products & technology to the last growing glass market of Russia and CIS by joining MIR STEKLA 2007 (WORLD OF GLASS)!

For more information, please, contact:
Mr. Oleg Pakshin, Project Manager
Phone: +7 (499) 795 2886
Fax: +7 (495) 256 7297, +7 (495) 605 6055
E-mail: mirstekla@expocentr.ru