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Smile Expo debut: first conference of 3D Print series in Saint Petersburg

Publication date: 09 jun 2015

Moscow, Kiev, Almaty, Baku, and now St. Petersburg! On June 5 Northern capital of Russia for the first time hosted specialized forum 3D Print Conference. Thus, St. Petersburg has become the fifth location in the series of events on 3D printing, organized by Smile-Expo. Visitors were welcomed in the cozy conference hall of Ambassador Hotel.


On this day specialized conference brought together over 300 professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers and enthusiasts who talked, listened, experimented, studied and generally got to know more about 3D printing.

3D Print Conference. St. Petersburg included several formats: conference, mini-exhibition and workshops that were held in parallel.

So, the speakers of the business part of the event - conference - were professionals such as Vasiliy Kiselev (TOP 3D Shop), Nikita Mokherev (Secured3D), Alla Aspidova (Consistent Software Distribution), Igor Krimskiy (Cybercom Ltd), Nikita Slavin (CEO Kon- Tiki), Eugene Belosludtsev (3D Experts) and many others.


They talked and discussed many aspects of 3D printing industry. In particular, the speakers told about use of three-dimensional printing and scanning technology in fields such as engineering, foundry, design, jewelry, architecture, medicine, museology, etc. Of course, there was also discussion on how one can establish his own profitable business using 3D printer.

As regards demo zone, despite its small area, the organizers have managed to attract a sufficient number of participants to show a lot of new products, and surprise guests with achievements of 3D printing. Event attendees have got an opportunity to get to know about Russia's first chocolate of 3D printer from MakeItLab (Ekaterinburg); also many visitors were interested in national Bashkir clothes created with application of 3D printing technology. It should also be stressed that exhibition stands of all exhibitors featured original artwork and a variety of 3D scenery.


The participants of St. Petersburg mini-exhibition within 3D Print Conference. St. Petersburg were the following companies: Top 3D Shop, Consistent Software Distribution, REC, 3D Printech, Picaso 3D, Be in 3D!, Print Product, 3D Experts and MakeItLab.

It should be separately mentioned about workshops that were held by Smile-Expo in partnership with silver sponsor of the conference - Top 3D Shop. During these practical lectures experts talked about types of 3D printing and models of 3D printers, software for 3D devices, about 3D scanning technology, and many other interesting things.

Summing up the Petersburg conference, which really is a significant event for the Russian 3D printing industry, Smile-Expo sincerely thanks all those who joined the event and became a part of it.

Now the team of organizers is already working hard preparing for the Moscow 3D Print Expo to be held in October, but reminds – they will surely come back to Saint Petersburg again!

See you soon!

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