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International Specialized Exhibition «APTEKA-2017» Post Release

The 24th edition of the International Specialized Exhibition «APTEKA-2017» took place on 4-7 December 2017 in CEC «Expocentre» in Moscow, and became a landmark event for the Russian pharmaceutical industry.

«APTEKA-2017» exhibition was organized by «Euroexpo» and was supported by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains, and the Russian Association of Pharmaceutical Marketing. «APTEKA» is one of the key trade exhibition brands in Russia that has obtained the status of UFI Approved Event, as well as the signs of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), and the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The 10th International Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum and the 3rd International Forum «World»s Traditional Medicine Systems» took place within "APTEKA-2017«.These significant events complemented each other, confirming their status of an efficient platform for interaction between industry associations, people of business and the scientific community in solving different problems of modernization and innovative development of the Russian pharmaceutical industry.

Valeriy Sergienko, Chairman of the Committee on Entrepreneurship in Healthcare and Medical Industry of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the organizers, exhibitors and guests of the «APTEKA-2017» exhibition at the official opening ceremony and noted that «...we can hardly imagine the Russian Healthcare Week without APTEKA exhibition. APTEKA is not only an exhibition, but also a Medical and Pharmaceutical Forum that demonstrates new achivements and innovations of pharmaceutical industry and pharmacology. This is a multi-aspect exhibition, which is ultimately dedicated to the health of the nation, to the human health».

Nelly Ignatieva, the executive director of the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains, stressed that «the past year has confirmed the simple truth: the pharmaceutical market has no borders, and the companies represented at the APTEKA exhibition have clearly demonstrated this».

According to German Inozemtsev, chief editor of «Pharmaceutical Vestnik» newspaper, co-chairman of the coordination council of the Russian Association of Pharmaceutical Marketing, «Apteka» is one of the few projects that «demonstrates strong stability both in the exhibition size and exhibitors» number. The Forum also shows a good stability, attracting a huge number of visitors every year».

The exhibitors and visitors were also welcomed by Galina Yuganova, Head of the International Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum, Anita Karillo-Arkas, President of the Ayurvedia Russian-Indian Association, Director of the International Forum «Traditional Medical Systems of the World», Mr. Jaysundaru Director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Center of the Embassy of India.

APTEKA 2017 exhibition

«APTEKA 2017» covered an area of 4, 500 sq. m, representing 164 leading companies from 13 countries and 25 Russian regions. All exhibition days the participants conducted productive business negotiations at the exhibitor stands, and participated in the substantive discussions in the conference halls.

Arnebia, Zeldis Pharma, Scoot-European Medical Corporation, Kvadrat-C, Kangli, Xinjiang Huasidan Pharmaceutical Corporation, Lekfarm, Mineralnye Vody (ALPA), Pervoye Resheniye, Real Kosmetik, Tatkhimfarmpreparaty, Pharmasintez-Retail made the core group of the show.

Altai and Kirov Biopharmaceutical Clusters organized consolidated stands, demonstrating the regions» companies and drug manufacturing opportunities.

The collective stand of the Traditional Medicine Systems brought together the companies from India. During the exhibition, experts of the Ayurvedia Russian-Indian Association shared their unique knowledge and experience.

The exhibition organizers expressed their sincere gratitude to the partners of «Apteka-2017: the General Information Sponsor - «Pharmaceutical Vestnik» newspaper and web portal, the Official Information and Analytical Partner - «Remedium Group», the Strategic Partner - MediaMedica, the Information Sponsors - «Aptekar» magazine, «Moskovskie Apteki» pharmaceutical newspaper, the «Pervostolnik» portal, «The Drug Register of Russia», «Pharmacist Reference Book» and «Pharmaceutical Review», the General Internet Partner -

The reviews of the Apteka-2017 exhibitors show how interesting and relevant was the exhibition.

Aleksei Chernobaevsky, head of the trade-marketing department, of Zeldis Pharma:

«We are very glad that «APTEKA» is not only an exhibition, but also a place where experts who deeply understand the trends and dynamics of the pharmaceutical business make speeches and reports. The exhibition is the meeting place of us, the manufacturers, with those who sell our products. We have been using this opportunity for many years. Many visitors from abroad and the CIS countries attend the show, especially in the in the first exhibition days. As you can see, «APTEKA-2017» demonstrates a wide range of products: from cosmetics to medicines, and you can find everything you need. Here you can find the products that have not been offered in the pharmacies yet».

Dmitry Belousov, head of the Altai Biopharmaceutical Cluster:

«APTEKA» for us is an opportunity not only to spark the interest of the end customers, to give them an opportunity to test our products, but also a chance to communicate with pharmacy chains and distributors. During the show we have many meetings and negotiations on supplying our products to the pharmacies and distributing companies».

Lyudmila Shishenina, project manager, «Lotos Herbals»: «APTEKA for us is a huge and very useful project. We are happy to have such event in Russia».

10th International Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum

The 10th International Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum took place on 4-6 December 2017 within «APTEKA-2017» exhibition.

Heads of the leading industry associations, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and pharmacy chains, scientists, experts of the pharmaceutical market and leading industry mass media took part in the work of the Forum.

In 2017, the Forum»s program included 15 sections, where the delegates actively discussed the industry»s topical issues: current state of pharmaceutical market, main trends of 2017, development forecast, new regulations on pharmaceutical activity, secrets of successful pharmaceutical business, efficiency of pharmaceutical chains, etc.

More than 50 leading industry experts made the reports within the Forum sections. More than 850 delegates took part in the Forum»s work.

3rd International Forum «World»s Traditional Medicine Systems»

This year a round table «Education in Traditional Medicine» took place within the business programme of the 3rdInternational Forum «World»s Traditional Medicine Systems».

Among the participants, there were representatives of the Department of Integrative Medicine and Scientific and Practical Centre of Traditional Medical Systems, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ayurveda Russian-Indian Association, AYUSH Ministry, Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners.

Among the honored guests of the Forum there were: Milind Suryavanshi, Doctor of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Assistant Director of the Regional Research Ayurvedic Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Pavan Kumar, Research Associate of the Central Research Council for Ayurveda and Unani Medicine, AYUSH Ministry, Anil Khurana, representative of the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy.

The round table participants discussed topical issues of the educational process organization and educational programmes development for training specialists in traditional medicine systems, as well as standardization and quality control in traditional medicine systems education.

Over 9,000 visitors attended the show during the 4 exhibition days.

The 25th International Specialized Exhibition «APTEKA-2018» will be held on 
3 - 6 December 2018 in CEC «Expocentre» in Moscow!

We will be glad to see all pharmaceutical industry professionals at the leading industry event of 2018!

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