Eventica appointed to support 1000 Days to Go celebrations

With the momentum behind Russia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ showing no signs of abating following the Preliminary Draw in July, Eventica has just been appointed to provide event support services for the 1000 Days to Go celebrations in September 2015.

Kick-starting the creative journey to a World Cup mascot

Screen Shot 2015-08-18 at 17.02.59The search for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Mascot starts here! Eventica Communications will be teaming up with the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee in September 2015 to arrange a very special gathering of brand design experts, animators and graphic artists who will draw up a set of guidelines to help inspire thousands of designers and budding artists who will be taking part in the open nationwide competition to create the Russia 2018 mascot.

Supporting the first major event of Russia 2018

russia-2018-world-cup-qualifying-drawEventica Communications were in the middle of the action on 25 July in St. Petersburg when the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ sprang into life with the star-studded Preliminary Draw. Staged at the magnificent Konstantin Palace on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, the Preliminary Draw was the first opportunity that the Russia 2018 Organising Committee have had to introduce the world to the excitement and thrills in store at the World Cup in less than three years’ time.  

Expo 2015: Communicating Russia’s message to the world in Milan

expo-ev-putinAs official communications and PR services provider for Russia’s participation in Expo 2015 in Milan, Eventica Communications is coordinating a programme of business and cultural events and activations to promote Russia’s key message at Expo – that as one of the world’s biggest food producers, Russia is committed to global food security for future generations.

The Russian Pavilion has already proved to be a popular hit in the first two months of operation, and it has also hosted senior-level official delegations from around the world, including visits by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

AgroForum in Milan: an international platform for Russian agriculture

agro-logoAs part of our business communications programme for the Russian pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan, Eventica organised and hosted the second annual AgroForum, which took place in the Russian Pavilion on 2-3 June 2015. Chiming perfectly with the theme of the Milan Expo, the AgroForum looked in depth at the agricultural development, commercial agriculture and the wider agricultural industry, and created a highly effective meeting place for leading players in Russian agriculture and international producers.  

Russia 2018 speaks out at World Football Forum in Moscow

Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 22.03.50The World Football Forum, which took place in Moscow on 10-11 June, once again gave a platform for the global football industry — rights holders, sports executives, commercial partners, clubs, as well as the organisers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – to reflect on the recent turmoil at the upper echelons of world football.  

Russia celebrates Victory Day at Expo 2015 in Milan

Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 21.45.01In Russia, 9 May is a very special date – known as ‘Victory Day’, it is the day that Russia celebrates and commemorates the end of the Second World War. Victory Day in Russia is a day of jubilation and thanksgiving. 9 May 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, and Russia’s celebrations this year were bigger than ever before.  

Plans are launched for Russian Pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan

Mascot WhiteA press conference on Russia’s participation in Expo Milano 2015 was held at the headquarters of news agency Tass in Moscow on 20 April 2015 for two important launches relating to Russia’s participation at Expo 2015. The first was the Russia’s official promo video, which highlights the main concepts of the Russian Pavilion. The second was the much-anticipated launch of Russia’s Expo Mascot, a Roly-Poly Bear: the fusion of a bear – the symbol of Russia, a matryoshka doll and the children’s ‘roly-poly’ toy, beloved through the generations.  

A brand new look for the World Football Forum

wff-logoEventica Sport’s annual football industry event, the World Football Forum, has had a facelift! The new brand identity of the event was unveiled on 9 February 2015, as dates for the next Forum were announced. The World Football Forum will take place in Moscow’s Ritz-Carlton hotel on 10-11 June 2015, once again providing an opportunity for the international football industry to meet the people who are shaping not only the next FIFA World Cup™ in Russia in three year’s time, but also the key players in the business of football around the globe – the personalities who guide, influence and govern the world’s favourite sport. The new World Football Forum logo gives the event a fresh new feel and provides an appealing brand image for the annual event – the go-to sign for anyone seeking to cut through to the opportunities around Russia 2018 and beyond.

Putting food security on the agenda

On 14 November 2014, Eventica Communications devised, organised and operated a food security forum as part of the awareness-building programme for Russia’s pavilion at the World Expo in Milan in 2015. The event, which took place at Moscow’s Ritz-Carlton, set the agenda for Russia’s participation in Expo 2015, where food security and Russia’s role as one of the biggest food producers in the world will form the key messages of the Russian pavilion.