International Conference "Russia's Paving Slabs Market" in Moscow
Moscow 19 Feb 2015 - The 1st international conference "Russia's paving slabs market: growth factors" organized by the Russian company "Max conference" took place in spring 2015 in Moscow. More than 100 specialists were welcomed at the 5 star Hotel "Marriott Moscow Royal Aurora". The company Masa and the Russian company Vybor-S participated as general partner in this conference.
Since paving slabs win on importance of urban design in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as in other Russian cities, an active exchange of ideas between the most diverse participants was initiated. The participants came both from the various regions of Russia, the former CIS states as well as from other countries. In addition to government representatives of the Moscow building authority and the committees for architecture and urban construction in Moscow and St. Petersburg, employees of architect offices, paving stone manufacturers and manufacturers of concrete block making plants enriched the meeting.
During the conference various topics of this building materials industry were discussed. In particular following topics on the agenda are:
- Russia's paving slaps market: Analysis and developing trends
- Aspects of regional markets development
- The need for the development of new quality product standards for paving slabs because of the outdated Russian GOST Standard
- Pricing strategies and price market competition
- Production technologies and application of paving slabs
- (Re)-Design of urban areas: Russian and foreign experience
Vybor-S, one of the leading manufacturers in Eastern Europe, gave among others a lecturer on price development of paving slaps in Russia and the improvement of production quality. The company Masa GmbH, on the other hand, has shown various options for the production of high quality enhanced paving stones as well as the integration of these components into existing plants. Also the subject of "financing" was shortly touched.