“APTEKA-2013” exhibition opening
The official opening ceremony of the 20th International specialized exhibition “APTEKA-2013” took place in CEC “Expocentre” in Moscow today, on 9 December 2013. Among the honoured guests who welcomed the exhibitors and guests, there were Mikhail Strigoun, executive director of “Euroexpo”, Ivan Novitsky, deputy of the Moscow City Duma, Academician Valeriy Sergienko, chairman of the Committee for Entrepreneurship in Healthcare and Medical Industry of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, director of the Scientific and Research Institute of Physico-Chemical Medicine, Nelly Ignatiyeva, executive director of the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains, Candidate of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Galina Yuganova, head of the Organizing Committee of the Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum, deputy director of “Expocentre”.
“The wellbeing and health of the people of Russia directly depend on the development of medical and pharmaceutical industries. Today one of the state’s priorities is to improve the quality of medical products and OTC drugs. And the fact that “APTEKA-2013” is held under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation shows its important role in solving these problems”
The honoured guests welcomed the exhibitors, guests and the organizers and congratulated them with the 20th anniversary of the show. Sergey Gorbachev on behalf of the CEC “Expocentre” awarded “Euroexpo” with the commemorative diploma.
“The exhibition profile concerns each of us, because we are all the consumers of pharmaceutical products. “APTEKA” exhibition is a place where the consumers meet the manufacturers”
Nelly Ignatiyeva congratulated all exhibitors and guests with the anniversary of the show and noted that “just this year the government has adopted the regulation on prescription of medical drugs by the international non-proprietary name (INN), and not by its market name, calling us to be more responsible and professional, what I sincerely wish all of you”.
“20 years ago “Manezh” hosted the first edition of “APTEKA” exhibition. The first exhibitors of “APTEKA” have become the leaders of the pharmaceutical market. The exhibition continues to play its important marketing role and brings new companies to the Russian market”
The honoured guests wished the participants fruitful work, new ideas and beneficial contracts.