PTA Exhibition history

EXPOTRONICA is a professional organizer of exhibitions and conferences on Automation and Embedded Systems “Progressive Technologies in Automation. PTA” in Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Ufa and Chelyabinsk.

EXPOTRONICA provides marketing services to the clients. Based on the individual needs and objectives of the company, it offers:

  • Organization of participation in exhibitions
  • Organization of business meetings and corporate events
  • Development and implementation of advertising campaigns
  • Production of information products and souvenirs

EXPOTRONICA is not just holding meetings of experts on professional forums “PTA”, but also orients them in the flow of diverse information. In “Automation PRO” section of the website analytical reports on the status and prospects of the automation market in Russia and interviews with executives of large companies are regularly published.


The history of “PTA” begins in 2000, when Moscow seminar on APCS was organized. In 2002, the exhibition “PTA” was carried out in the Academy of Public Service at the President of the Russian Federation. In 2003, the “PTA” for the first time gets the official support of the Russian Society of Instrumentation, Systems and Automation - ISA. In 2005 the exhibition was given an international status thanks to admission to a World F.I.M.A.* In 2008, the “PTA” has received the Patronage of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. The tenth anniversary of the exhibition was noted in 2010. At the same time, the project “Automation PRO” was implemented on In 2013, the theme of “PTA” exhibition has replenished with a new section - Electrical engineering. Electric power industry. In 2014, the program includes the conference "Security in implementing information and communication technologies on automation objects".


Urals is the industrial center of the Russian Federation. The holding of the exhibition “PTA-Ural” in 2005 became the real event, and since then every year demonstrates an enviable urgency and relevance. Since 2007, “PTA. Intelligent Building” and “APSS-Ural” conferences have been organizing in Yekaterinburg.


The innovative solutions and the latest results are traditionally used in St. Petersburg. Therefore, PTA events dynamically reflect the specifics of the region: since 2005, exhibitions and conferences on the themes: industrial automation and embedded systems, intelligent buildings, industrial Ethernet, automation of oil and gas enterprises, MES and other are carried out in St. Petersburg.


In 2007, the representative office of CJSC “EXPOTRONICA” was opened in Novosibirsk. Since 2008, the exhibition “PTA – Siberia” and the conferences “PTA. Intelligent building”, “APSS-Siberia” (Automation: Projects. Systems. Funds) are carried out in Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk.

* World Association of Automation Exhibitions World F.I.M.A.