Facts and Figures

The NEVA exhibition was founded in 1990 by order of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Defense of the USSR and has been held continuously since 1991.

NEVA is the largest civil shipbuilding exhibition in Eastern Europe and the entire post–Soviet space - it is the first exhibition in Russia, one of the ten largest world exhibitions in this industry.

Neva is a universally recognized international platform for business cooperation and expert dialogue between specialists in the field of production of civil vessels for various purposes, the creation of marine technical means for the development of the ocean and its shelf, including the Arctic zone and the Northern Sea Route, the development of navigation on inland waterways, the modernization of specialized fleet, the renewal of the fleet of port equipment.

The exhibition traditionally takes place once every 2 years in St. Petersburg.

Download Postshow report NEVA 2021

NEVA Exhibition & Conference Programme theme covers the broadest spectrum of commercial maritime topics found within the Russian event calendar. NEVA is the premier B2B platform for international companies to access and benefit from the opportunity of Russia’s maritime industry boom. 

Please check the Postshow report NEVA 2021 (results) to view the full spectrum of events and participants who engaged with one of the fastest growing global maritime markets. 2021 Exhibition space was 100% reserved, serving record participation and visitors alike. We recommend to request your NEVA 2023 Exhibition Space without delay to secure your position in the Russian market. 

NEVA 2023 Request for Exhibition Space


Dear Colleagues,

It is my great pleasure to invite you to take part in the 17th edition of the International Maritime Exhibition and Conference for Commercial Shipping, Shipbuilding, Offshore Energy, Ports, Inland Waterways and Oceanography NEVA 2023, which will be held in St. Petersburg, on September 18-21, 2023.

These days, when the world is facing new challenges, maintenance of international cooperation is extremely important. I believe that the maritime industry, as one of the pillars of the modern economy, trade and development, must become one of the drivers for further progress. 

We are getting ready to meet you on the platform where businesses, people, nations come together to talk to each other, to discuss and agree on deals, and to overcome obstacles and solve problems.

I am looking forward to meeting you at NEVA 2023! 

Andrey Vasilchenko 
Deputy General Director
NEVA-International Ltd.