Major Events in Russia: Challenges and Opportunities

In 2011 MEi gave an overview of the opportunities surrounding the up and coming Major Events 2013 University Games, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

MEI elaborated about Russia being the largest country in the world encompassing 1200 airports and 44 million telephone lines demonstrating a colossal infrastructure creating endless business opportunities. The common business opportunities across the 3 events are in transport for underground services, metro lines and aero express.

MEI also pointed out that it is not only the host cities creating these opportunities but also 15 other cities across Russia. Furthermore beyond the 2018 FIFA World Cup there will also be a Festival of Supporters generating additional business opportunities for companies all over the world. MEI’s briefing outlined the expertise across the MEI team in highlighting the opportunities around the world born out of Major Events.

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