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CROCUS EXPO

Press Conference, devoted to the opening of the MosIAS-2008 and automobile exhibition InterAuto 2008

13 August 2008

invitation

Press Conference
the Moscow International Automobile Salon'2008 and the 4th International Automobile Exhibition Interauto

Dear Colleagues!

The Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center invites you to the Press Conference, dedicated to the opening ceremony of the Moscow International Automobile Salon-2008 and the 4th International Automobile Exhibition Interauto

The Press Conference will be held August 27, 2008 in Pavilion №3 Crocus Expo IEC (3rd level, Crocus Congress Center, Conference Hall №1).

Time: 01:00 p.m..

Key issues related to the Moscow International Automobile Salon'2008 sections and profile will be discussed during the event. MIAS-2008 will be an unprecedented show with participation of all leading and world famous car makers. Key tendencies of the global car industry development and the moving forces and trends of the Russian car industry development, the world, European and Russian debuts to be unveiled at the Moscow International Automobile Salon, the structure of the exposition and key events of the business program will be touched upon during the press conference.

The Autosalon will be held August 26 through September 7, 2008 and will be accommodated in the second and third pavilions of the Crocus Expo IEC. The status of the Moscow Autosalon has been acknowledged by the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles / OICA and the exhibition has been included into the official calendar of international motor shows. The organizers of the Moscow International Automobile Salon are the Association of Russian Carmakers and the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center under the patronage of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles / OICA. The event enlists active support and participation of the Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AMC) of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) in the Russian Federation. The event enlisted the official support of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry for Transport of the Russian Federation, the Ministry for Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry for Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and other governmental, professional and public bodies.

The first two days of the Moscow International Automobile Salon (August 26 and 27, 2008) will be Press Days. The Press conferences of the leading worldwide car makers will take place during Press Days in the format of 15-30 minutes presentations at the booths (for conferences schedule within the frames of the Moscow Autosalon-2008 please visit http://eng.mas-expo.ru/exhibition/programm/2008/pressconfsched/).

Press Conference on the official opening ceremony of MIAS with participation of:

  • Andrey Dementiev - Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation;

  • Alexander Shokhin - President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs;

  • Aras Agalarov - President of ZAO CROCUS INTERNATIONAL;

  • Carlo Sinceri - President of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles / OICA;

  • Sergei Kogoguin - the Chairman of the Association of Russian Carmakers NP, CEO of OAO KAMAZ;

  • Dr. Frank Schauff - CEO of the Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation;

  • David Thomas - the Chairman of the Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AMC) of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) in the Russian Federation, President of Volvo Car Russia;

  • Piotr Men'shikh - Editor-in-Chief of the Za Rulem magazine;

  • Alexander Varin - the President of the Broadcasting Corporation Prof-Media (Avtoradio).

You will have an opportunity to ask questions and interview the presidium members after the Press Conference.

Journalists with credentials will receive press packs and PRESS badges August 21 through September 07, 2008 at the Press Centre Crocus Expo IEC (Pavilion 2 of Crocus Expo IEC, ground floor):

- August 25 - from 9:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

- August 26 and 27 - from 8:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

- August 29 through September 7 - from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Media badges will be issued on the basis of a copy of your photo ID of your affiliated organization or provided there is a preliminary completed Application for Media Accreditation (relative Media body or PR department letterhead, signed by the editor or employer and stamped). You are strongly recommended to have a Photo ID (passport/driving license).

Fourshet for mass media will take place August 27, 2008 at 04:00 p.m. at the food court of the Pavilion №3 Crocus Expo IEC.

Arrival:

Free shuttle buses will operate between the exhibition complex and the metro station Strogino August 26 through 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 08:00 p.m., August 29 through September 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. From 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the busses will travel up to Pavilion #3 Crocus Expo IEC and at later hours at the parking lot by Crocus City Mall.

Free shuttle buses of Crocus Expo IEC will operate between the exhibition complex and the metro station Planernaya August 28 through September 1, 2008.

For information related to free shuttle bus stops and arrival instructions by public transport please visit: http://eng.crocusexpo.ru/contacts/passage/.

For details on the Moscow International Automobile Salon-2008 and

the 4th International Automobile Exhibition Interauto

please visit the official events' websites:

http://eng.mas-expo.ru и http://eng.interauto-expo.ru


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