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The project “VTB Arena Park” and Roscongress Foundation have entered into a strategic partnership focused on hosting the Foundation’s multi-discipline events at VTB Arena Park facilities.
The project “VTB Arena Park” and Roscongress Foundation have entered into a strategic partnership focused on hosting the Foundation’s multi-discipline events at VTB Arena Park facilities. The partners have agreed to use almost all facilities of the multifunctional Sports and Concert/Entertainment Complex “VTB Arena Central Stadium “Dynamo”. The capacity of the multifunctional arena will be 11,500 to 14,000 seats, the capacity of the stadium will be almost 27,000 seats. The hotel Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park is already scheduled for opening in May this year. The hotel congress center will allow the Foundation to hold various events from exhibitions and seminars to major international conferences and forums. In 2019, the Multifunctional Athletic-Training Complex will start its operation, where it will be possible to arrange public sports and educational events that are becoming more frequent in the Foundation’s activity list. The small concert hall with its unprecedented acoustics and architectonics will an ideal place for chamber performances, corporate and VIP events under 2,000 people.
According to Senior Vice President of VTB Bank and the head of VTB Arena Park Andrei Peregoudov, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2017 will become the first symbolic event in the partnership. “At the forthcoming Forum, we are having a large program focused on basketball. Being the President of the International Student Basketball League (ISBL), I believe that the development of basketball activities is extremely important and demanded in the current Russian and international sports. At the Forum, we are going to sign an important agreement with Euroleague regarding the hosting of the 2019 Final Four in Moscow at VTB Arena, which has already been supported by the Moscow Government. The program will also include another bright final event – the big basketball match “VTB Arena Open: Match between Two Capitals”.
Director of Roscongress Foundation Alexander Stuglev noted, “Today, the events organized by Roscongress are hosted mostly in St. Petersburg, Sochi, Vladivostok, and Arkhangelsk. We are planning to host our forums in Moscow starting from September 2017. Of course the project “VTB Arena Park” will become an ideal venue for the most important events in the sphere of politics, business and sports.”