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How the third international vape exhibition VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 went through

Publication date: 21 mar 2017

How the third international vape exhibition VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 went through

Do you remember how you spent your weekend on March 4-5? Smile-Expo company held VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 in the IEC, an international exhibition dedicated to vape industry!

Smile-Expo is a major organizer of vape events. We successfully organized a number of vape events in Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Netherlands, and now returned to Ukraine, where we arranged a grandiose exhibition and conference for the third time. Our words are confirmed by figures: 4000 people attended VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 in two days!

VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 exhibition

Not for nothing have we mentioned that the exhibition is international. This time, exhibitors were represented by 58 companies from different countries: Russia, USA, Italy, France, Switzerland, Poland, Belarus, China and Malaysia.

VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 conference

Attendees of industry-based B2B conference evaluated its high professional level thanks to participation of foreign and local vape industry experts.

Rostislav Zhezhik, marketing manager at Tobacco Concept Factory, and Artur Zdzieblowski, director of sales at CHIC Group, analyzed the vape market in Ukraine and Poland and revealed the main distinctions.

The importance of consolidation aimed at the protection of rights of vape businessmen and consumers was highlighted by Susan Sindt, CEO at Simple Vapour, and Brady Hill, product specialist.

Jeff Connell, founder of Innevape, explained how to turn your e-liquid into a best-seller. His Heisenberg Mentol flavor has once again entered the top 5 best-selling e-liquids throughout the world.

Presentations were also delivered by Ukrainian experts:

  • Vitaliy Nebotov, head of Dream-market, explained how to establish business contacts with China;
  • Alexey Pavlenko, president of the Association of vaping market participants, told about prospects of legislative regulation of vaping;
  • Zakhar Izmaylov, cofounder of Enjoy Smoke vape shop chain explained how to open successful outlets in Ukrainian cities.

VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 show program

Guests of the vape event did not have a minute to get bored thanks to a rich show program.

In two days we held two cloud chasing competitions: Cloud Contest and Unlimited Cloud Contest! Winners received a solid remuneration: 5000 UAH and a box mod from Sub Ohm Innovations, which was unveiled for the first time at our event!

Traditionally, the list of entertainments included contests and vape quests, Dance Show and The Massive Cloud Making.

And the Dance Battle was a new activity – a dancing competition for the title of the best dancer, who was defined by visitors.

Besides that, we arranged Ukraine’s first livestream with well-known bloggers of vape communities. By the way, a popular coil builder Dragosh held a workshop on coil building, and Mihey Medvedev was a master of ceremonies at VAPEXPO!

Thanks to the efforts of our team, an awards ceremony for vape industry representatives took place – Vape Awards. Guests gave votes to their favorite brands and according to these findings we defined the best manufacturers in four nominations.

In general, VAPEXPO Kiev 2017 was vivid and unforgettable. By the way, thanks to Smile-Expo vapers of Saint Petersburg also had a nice weekend at VAPEXPO Saint Petersburg, where it was held for the first time!

Even more exciting vape events are ahead:

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