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Vologda is to host Gates to the North, an inter-regional event, show and exhibition for the tourism industry on April 16-17.
It is held annually with an active backing of the Vologda Oblast Government. The venue of the Gates to the North is the Exhibition Centre "Russky Dom". The exhibition area and various segments, along with the comprehensive programme and supporting events represent the entire product spectrum of the tourist industry of the Vologda Oblast. At the same time, they form the basis for the development of new ideas, approaches and targeted marketing.
The aim of the Gates of the North is to highlight new itineraries in the Vologda area, to develop tourist infrastructure and to present the full range of technologies and services. It provides a unique opportunity for the whole tourism industry to meet, network, negotiate, conduct business and stay abreast with the latest developments.
Gates to the North offers comprehensive business and entertainment programme for the participants and visitors. It includes presentations of tourist resources of the Vologda districts, daily seminars aiming to upgrade professional skills of those involved in tourism industry, round-table discussions, contests intended to boost tourism business in the region.