AT LEAST two prestigious Russian media outfits are expected to arrive and cover the 2nd Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition on Oct. 21-24 at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City.
This was learned from Honorary Russian Consul Armi Lopez Garcia, who said that Luxe Magazine and Russian daily Kommersant will be sending their reporters and photojournalists for the event.
Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine is published worldwide and is the uncompromised source for those with passion for creating beautiful surroundings and living well.
It is the influential go-to guide that leads readers to discover and acquire resources for design, decorating, architecture, and renovation.
Luxe, curated for the affluent and sophisticated homeowner, is the only luxury publication that offers access to the architecture scene while covering design news and trends.
This international magazine, according to Garcia, will also be making a feature on Cebu and its furniture industry in particular.
Kommersant, on the other hand, is a daily Russian newspaper based in Moscow. The daily, which literally means “The Businessman,” is a commerce-oriented newspaper with a circulation of 131,000.
Kommersant, the first daily business newspaper in Russia, is also being printed and distributed in the United Kingdom since February of last year.
The editorial and technical staff of Kommersant consists of more than 800 people, while its readership exceeds one million.
A lot of popular mass media publications, both on line and print, and broadcasting companies in the Russian Federation are being created by people who originated from Kommersant.
The 2nd Philippine-Russian Business Forum is organized by the Philippine Russian Business Assembly Inc. and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in cooperation with the Province of Cebu and the Department of Tourism.
The Philippine Exhibits and Themeparks Corp. is co-organizing the event in association with the City of Mandaue, Department of Trade and Industry, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Cebu Business Club, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Cebu FAME, Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation, and the Cebu Gifts, Toys and Housewares (GTH).
Supporting the four-day affair are the Cebu Energy Development Corp./Toledo Power Corp., CHI/Cebu Property Ventures & Development Corp., Hongkong Express, PLDT-SME, Smart, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, Pascual Consumer Health Care Corp.,Epson, Globis Inc., GNM Printing House/SciTechs Digital Solutions, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan, Be Resorts Mactan, Ng Khai, Pelagos, Olimpe Capital, Gorizont Consulting Corp., Milkfish, Legwork Production & Promotions, Neo Manufacturing Services Inc./Glee Electronics, and San Remigio Pensionne Suites/Primemovers and PRWorks.
Sun.Star Online, Sun.Star Cebu, Business Mirror, Cebu Daily News, The Freeman, GMA-7, Philippine Graphic Magazine, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine Star, Alcordo Advertising, and Amazing Cebu G Channel, Kommersant, Luxe Magazine and PhotoTravel Magazine are the media partners of the 2nd Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition.