Director at Russian Convention Bureau
Has a vast experience in largest private companies and government bodies. Draws on 15 years in communications, event and project management, which includes organizing and managing Russian and international event projects, exhibitions and conferences, as well as public relations. His main focus is in efficient cooperation with event industry players, such as private companies, international industry associations, Russian and foreign state companies, as well as partners representing other industries.
Alexey Kalachev’s professional achievements in the strategic promotion of Russia’s event potential at the international markets and building up the standards of industry inside the country as well. He is also the CEO of the first Convention Bureau of Russia founded in November 2017. After the first year of his work, the Russian Convention Bureau has already noticed considerable results and Russia is achieving great interest as an event destination among the international buyers and organizers. As of today, the RUSSIA OPEN TO THE WORLD brand is well recognized among professionals of the industry and has been associated in their minds with the Russian traditions of hospitality. Under this slogan, Russian delegations regularly present at major international industry events seeking to straighten the country’s image as an ideal destination for events of any level, demonstrate the regional potential for holding events and attract international business events to Russia.