FIABCI 63 World Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia, 12 - 16 May 2012

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  • 1. FIABCI World Congress May 12-16, 2012 St. Petersburg, Russia Preservation of cultural heritage in the modern metropolis
  • 2. Welcome to St. Petersburg !
    • Founded in 1703 .
    • The main cultural center of Russia .
    • O ne of the most beautiful cities in the world .
  • 3.
    • Founded by Tsar Peter the Great to be the 'window to Europe', the city was the capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years.
    • The State Hermitage Museum, is one of the oldest and largest museums in the world. It occupies six magnificent buildings, situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg.
    City information (1)
  • 4.
    • St. Petersburg is well-known as the city of museums, churches, cathedrals, parks.
    • Among St. Petersburg's many attractions are a variety of churches of many styles : St. Isaak's Cathedral, the Church of Christ's Resurrection (usually called Our Savior of the Blood), Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul Kazanskiy Cathedral .
    • Over 200 parks and gardens spread throughout the city and surroundings. Depart to Peterhof to visit its stunning garden, or prefer a relaxing moment in the Art Square.
    City information (2)
  • 5. Venue & accommodation
  • 6.
    • Name : Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg.
    • Location : Nevsky prospect 57 – Saint Petersburg, Russia (Central avenue of the city).
    Site of the event
  • 7.
    • Situated on the famous Nevsky Prospect, the hotel’s central location and easy access to major sites of interest as well as the booming business districts, make this an ideal choice when staying in St. Petersburg.
    • Only a short distance from the airport, and with a private fleet of cars, the hotel offers superior levels of convenience. Refined hospitality and inspired luxury are at the core of this hotel.
    Corinthia hotel information
  • 8.
    • The hotel boasts the largest conference and meeting facilities in a five-star hotel in St. Petersburg with a capacity of up to 1000 guests.
    • A beautiful ballroom elegantly decorated in art deco style can accommodate a large conference as well as a Gala dinner for top level customers .
    • Movable partitions allow the ballroom to be sub-divided into three areas. In addition, 8 syndicate rooms, St.Petersburg, Admiralty, Moscow 1 and 2 rooms  are available (and can be merged into one bigger room).
    Conference facilities of the hotel
  • 9.
    • Superior Room faces the inner courtyard. This room is a classic feature of our hotel with an elegant décor designed to suit each and every guest. Spacious, with a king size bed and full amenities make this room the height of modest luxury.
    • Single/double room rates: 10920/12180 rubles per night (approximately 260/290 euros)
    Accommodation facilities of the hotel
  • 10.
    • Novotel St. Petersburg Centre represents modern architectural concept that focuses on bringing back the original spirit of Italian gardens.
    • On the 9 floors of Novotel St. Petersburg Centre, there are 233 rooms consisting of 217 Standard Novation rooms, including 55 Twin rooms, 14 Junior Suites and 2 Executive Suites.
    • Single/double room rates:
    • 8000/8800 rubles per night
    • (approximately 190/210 euros)
    Novotel St. Petersburg Centre
  • 11.
    • "Oktiabrskaya" is an elegant and comfortable hotel with renovated rooms and high level of service suggesting accessible prices for accommodation in the city center.
    • Single/double room rates: 3600/5200 rubles per night (approximately 90/125 euros)
    Hotel Oktiabrskaya
  • 12.
    • Cronwell Inn Stremyannaya is a small and comfortable hotel in the historical centre of Saint Petersburg, not far from the famous city attractions.
    • The hotel offers 49 comfortable rooms of different categories.
    • Single/double room rates: 4400/5600 rubles per night (approximately 105/135 euros)
    Cronwell Inn
  • 13.
    • Vera, only a 10-minute walk from the Moskovskiy Rail Terminal, offers rooms with free Wi-Fi in the centre of St. Petersburg.
    • All of the air-conditioned rooms in this restored 1903 Art Nouveau building have satellite TV and a refrigerator.
    • Single/double room rates:
    • - Optima room: 3500/4300 rubles per night (approximately 80/100 euros*)
    • - Economy room: 3000/- rubles per night (approximately 70 euros)
    Hotel Vera Accommodation for Young Members
  • 14.
    • Cultural program will include bus city tour and visit to the Peter-and-Paul Fortress, boat trips around the Neva river and the canals, full day tour to Pushkin, including visit to the Amber Room, tour to Peterhof, the Russian capital of fountains, etc.
    • All tours (except boat trips) will take place only in case of not less than 15 participants . You are welcome to book the tour in advance through on-line registration system of the Congress.
    Cultural program & tours
  • 15.
    • May 13 2012, Sunday, start at 20:00 (closed event for FIABCI Medal Holders)
    • Ticket price: 150 Euros
    Medal Holders Dinner Someone calls S t. Petersburg a No r th ern Venice because of its numerous waterways, that’s why we decided to hold the dinner for FIABCI Medal Holders on board of the comfortable boat. The program of the evening will include live music.
  • 16.
    • May 14 2012, Monday, State Hermitage, start at 20:00
    • Ticket price: 170 Euros
    Evening Promenade at the Winter Palace After the official closing of the Hermitage, the team of professional tour guides will guide the participants through the state rooms and enfilades of the main residence of Russian emperors. Immediately after tour artists of the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater will perform on stage of the Hermitage Theatre to the accompaniment of a symphony orchestra.
  • 17.
    • May 14 2012, Monday, start at 10:00
    • Ticket price: 100 Euros
    Young Members Party The special program in military style is offered especially for FIABCI Young Members. You’re welcome to the real military base which is situated in the suburb of St. Petersburg. Upon the arrival you will have the opportunity to go for a cross-country ride by the armored vehicle as well as to learn how to use different weapons. Experienced instructors will accompany you during the program .
  • 18.
    • May 15 2012, Tuesday, Show-hall Atmosphere, start at 20:00
    • Ticket price: 125 Euros
    Prix d'Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner One of the important events of the FIABCI Congress – Prix d’Exellence Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner - will be held at the show hall Atmosphere. During the Gala Dinner finalists and winners of Prix d'Excellence 2012 will be announced. After the Dinner all the Congress participants will be able to participate in "St. Petersburg at night" boat trip around the Neva river and the canals at an additional cost of 1600 RUR per person (approx 37 EUR).
  • 19.
    • May 16 2012, Wednesday, Marble Hall, Museum of Ethnography, start at 20:00
    • Ticket price: 190 Euros
    Farewell Gala Dinner Farewell Dinner will be held at the Russian Museum of Ethnography, one of the largest and richest museums in Russia. The program of the evening includes the ballroom dances and live music. Vivid, memorable gala dinner in a historic building of the museum is set to become a nice end of the official program of the 63rd Congress.
  • 20. Key speaker of the Congress Hernando de Soto Hernando de Soto is currently President of Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) - headquartered in Lima, Peru - considered by The Economist as one of the two most important think tanks in the world. Currently, Mr. de Soto, together with his colleagues at the ILD, is focused on designing and implementing capital formation programs to empower the poor in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and former Soviet nations. Some 30 Heads of State have invited him to carry out these ILD programs in their countries.
  • 21. Other speakers: May 15 th 2012
    • Opening ceremony:
      • Georgy Poltavchenko , the Governor of St. Petersburg . Welcoming speech.
      • 2) Hernando de Soto , a Peruvian economist, president of Institute for Liberty and Democracy. “Post-crisis world. New trends in the economy”.
  • 22. Preliminary list of speakers: May 15 th 2012
    • Forums 1 and 2:
      • 1) Representative of UNESCO . "Preservation of cultural heritage in the modern metropolis”.
      • 2) Representative of INTARSIA Group of companies . “ Solving the problem of preservation of cultural heritage in St. Petersburg”
      • 3) Alfons Metzger , FIABCI Past President. “Real estate bubbles and causes of the crisis"
      • 4) John Mayfield , US Real Estate broker, speaker, author. Re: new technologies
      • 5) Dato’ Wira Chor Chee Heung , the Honorable Minister of Housing and Local Government of Malaysia. Re: housing industry.
      • 6) Andrew Baum , Programme Director for Real Estate Executive Education, Henley business school, UK. Re: finance
  • 23. Other speakers: May 16 th 2012
    • Developers/investors forum:
      • Moderator : João Crestana, President of World Council of Developers and Investors.
      • Preliminary list of speakers:
      • Vyacheslav Semenenko , St.Petersburg Committee for Construction, Chairman
      • Nikolay Vecher , GMD Vice President, GVA Sawyer – St. Petersburg, General Director
    • Brokers forum:
      • Moderator : Kirkor Ajderhanyan , President of World Council of Brokers.
      • Preliminary list of speakers:
      • Clive Woodger , the Founder and Managing Director of SCG London. "Real Estate Branding - Added Value Asset Management“
      • Gregory Poltorak , President of the Russian Guild of Realtors, President of the company "BEST Real Estate"
  • 24. Other speakers: May 16 th 2012
    • Managers forum:
      • Moderator : Michael von Hauff , President of World Council of Managers.
      • Preliminary list of speakers:
      • Maxim Gasiev , General Director, Colliers International (Russia)
    • Experts forum:
      • Moderator : Terry Dunkin , President of World Council of Experts.
      • Preliminary list of speakers:
      • Michael Buchmeier , MRG Metzger Realitäten. "Bazel II, Bazel III and its influence on Real Estate“
      • Olga Arzhangelskaya , Ernst & Young, Partner, head of RE Advisory Services.
      • Vitaly Mozharovsky , Goltsblat BLP, Partner, RE and Construction
      • Sergey Riabokobylko , Cushman & Wakefield, Partner, Senior Executive Director
  • 25. Other speakers: round tables
    • Second Homes Round Table, May 15 th
      • Moderator: Antonia Wirth , FIABCI-Bulgaria President
      • Preliminary list of participants:
      • Representative of the Ministry of Tourism of Malaysia
      • Aigars Zarins, FIABCI-Baltic Multinational Chapter President
      • Jejomar Binay , Republic of Philippines Vice President
    • Social housing Round Table, May 16 th
      • Moderator: Wolfgang Amann , director and associate Proefessorof Institute for Real Estate, Construction and Housing Ltd.
      • Preliminary list of participants:
      • Alexander Sharapov, GMD Vice President, Becar Realty Group President, FIABCI-Russia President Elect
  • 26.  
  • 27. FIABCI Congress registration fees * We have calculated the approximate cost of the registration fees in euros using as a basis that 1 EUR = 43 RUB. Registration fee Early Bird (Up to March 1, 2012) Regular (Up to May 5, 2012) On Site Member (Full Congress) RUB 21 500 EUR 500 approx* RUB 23 650 EUR 550 RUB 25 800 EUR 600 Non-Member (Full Congress) RUB 27 950 EUR 650 RUB 30 100 EUR 700 RUB 32 250 EUR 750 Member (Conference only) RUB 17 200 EUR 400 RUB 19 350 EUR 450 RUB 21 500 EUR 500 Non-Member (Conference only) RUB 23 650 EUR 550 RUB 25 800 EUR 600 RUB 27 950 EUR 650 Young Member RUB 5 160 EUR 120 RUB 6 450 EUR 150 RUB 7 740 EUR 180 Accompanying person RUB 6 450 EUR 150 RUB 7 740 EUR 180 RUB 9 030 EUR 210
  • 28. Registration packages Full Congress (May 12-16, 2012) – "Business Contact Lunch" on May 15th, all coffee breaks, welcome cocktail, access to Committee Days, Congress Days, forums, marketing presentations, opening and closing ceremonies, participant’s kit. Conference only (May 15-16, 2012) – package includes: all coffee breaks, welcome cocktail, access to Congress Days, forums, marketing presentations, opening and closing ceremonies, participant’s kit. Young Member (FIABCI Individual Members younger that 35 y.o.) – package includes: all coffee breaks, welcome cocktail, access to Committee Days, Congress Days, forums, marketing presentations, opening and closing ceremonies, participant’s kit. Accompanying person (member of family of Congress participant) – package includes: all coffee breaks, welcome cocktail, cultural program (2-hours boat trip around the Neva river and the canals “Nothern Venice” with the English-speaking guide on May 13, 2012). At their will registered accompanying persons are able to access Congress meetings, forums, marketing presentations, opening and closing ceremonies.
  • 29.
    • Monomax PCO Company is the official Congress Service Agency and helps the participants with visa arrangements, hotel accommodation, transportation service and other conference arrangements.
    • Monomax Ltd. Is the eldest PCO in Russia, the member of ICCA - International Congress & Convention Association (Netherlands) since 2001 in category “Meetings Management”.
    • Contact persons: Julia Raiskaja, Asya Gilmanova
    • 2, Sestroretskaya str., St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Phone: +7 (812) 335-20-55 (ext. 201)
    • Fax: +7 (812) 335-20-39
    • E-mail: [email_address]
    • Website:
    PCO: Monomax, Ltd.
  • 30. PCO: Monomax, Ltd.
    • Founded in 1991, Monomax has 20 years experience in conference management.
    • the team of 30 professionals
    • about 1100 international conferences and more than 100 association conventions in Russia
    • conferences for 50 - 2500 pax in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Sochi and other cities
    • Congress management:
    • financial management, budgeting & reports (incl. on-line payments, income calculation, financial reporting)
    • delegate management (including on-line registration & abstract handling, communication with participants)
    • on-site coordination and control
    • destination management (hotel accommodation, conference-halls renting, visas, transport, catering and so on)
    • flexible report system for organizing committees
  • 31. Thank you for your attention! Welcome to St. Petersburg !
    • FIABCI-Russia Secretariat
    • 43, Furshtatskaya str.,
    • St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Phone: +7 (812) 322 5201
    • Fax: +7 (812) 275 2078
    • E-mail: [email_address]
    All the details and updates can be found on official website of the 63rd FIABCI World Congress