The processors offer a space for dialogue with networks
In preparation for the St. Petersburg Exhibition of fishing industry, seafood and technology Expo Solutions Group held a series of meetings in the regions with the enterprises of fish processing, aquaculture and fisheries.
The series of meetings started in Samara on July 19. In the Middle Volga territorial administration of Federal Agency for fishery with the presentation of the second international exhibition of the fishing industry, seafood and technologies, the General Director of Expo Solutions Group Ivan Fetisov. He answered the questions of representatives of regional authorities and fishing companies about participation in the largest industry show of the year, and opportunities for promotion of fish products to various markets.
The organizers of the exhibition noted the importance of increasing contact with the fish processing companies. “We are moving in this direction, we invite recyclers to pick up this layer, the complex layer that most offended exhibitions. In the negotiations in the regions, we were clearly the processors tried to find out their needs and requirements and what we can offer for them on the show. I would like to thank the Federal Agency on fisheries, and personally heads of departments, with whom we managed to organise this work”, – said Fishnews Ivan Fetisov.
Dialogue with processors continued in Novosibirsk, and then in Tyumen. In Verkhneob and Nizhneobskiy the departments held a meeting, where the discussion was joined by the fishing and fish culture enterprises. On the one hand, it was about accommodation in Saint Petersburg, United regional stands, on the other, many companies were able to “try on exhibition in mind”, considering the possibility of participating in it in the future. The final point of the route became a working meeting on August 2 in the Azov-black sea territorial administration in Rostov-on-don with representatives of the fishing industry of the pool.
As one of the most acute for producers of fish products remains a problem of distribution, the greatest interest among enterprises caused the expected participation in the St. Petersburg exhibition of commercial networks, both at the national and regional level. “This year, one of the main points of the exhibition is on sales. We have tried to understand the chain “producer – processor – retailer” below, the company could negotiate directly with retail and together to discuss possible problems,” – said the head of the ESG.
According to him, in the near future, the main partner of the exhibition, the agricultural Bank has promised to prepare a portfolio, which could provide credits to processors. “Perhaps they will introduce it at the show,” added Ivan Fetisov. – “This is very important, and the Russian agricultural Bank is absolutely right, because the fish processing enterprises are experiencing great difficulties with raising funds. The processor need money to buy raw materials, to produce, to pay it online and wait for payment”.
II international fishery forum and Exhibition of fishing industry, seafood and technology held from 13 to 15 September in St.-Petersburg in the exhibition center “Expoforum”. Organizer of exhibitions stands, Expo Solutions Group, General information partner – Fishnews. Participation in the exhibition have already confirmed more than 200 Russian and foreign companies.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru