WHF – ideal platform for open dialogue

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Improving the prestige of Russia as a hockey power

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Popularizing ice hockey in Russia and in the world

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Exchanging experience in the area of management and development of hockey in the world

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Assisting in development of constructive relations among national associations of member states of the international federation

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Dear Colleagues

The World Ice Hockey Forum successfully held in 2016 demonstrated the readiness of the professional ice hockey community for a constructive dialogue. Today, one can state with a great deal of confidence that last year’s congress in Moscow was an important step in the ongoing development of our sport.

It is evident that the efforts of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation together with other main Stakeholders undertaken with the view to bring together representatives of the world’s “hockey family” have been a great success. The forum has a great potential to become an annual event designed to facilitate discussion among the world’s leading specialists, which means that we now have another effective tool that can make our favourite game more interesting, more popular and safer.

We look forward to seeing you in Moscow at the World Ice Hockey Forum in 2017!

René Fasel, International Ice Hockey Federation President 

Dear friends and colleagues!

The results of the first International Ice Hockey Forum held in 2016 in Moscow have largely lived up to our expectations. The number of world-class specialists who took part in it, the number of foreign delegations and mass media representatives, as well as the quality of the discussions held made the forum a truly significant event in the world of professional hockey.

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation, as the organizer of this event, has every intention to reinforce this success. In 2017, we will continue our open communication and exchange of opinions on the most pressing issues. We will also evaluate the relevance of the thematic vectors that were identified at the forum a year ago.

I am certain that the programme of the International Ice Hockey Forum that is being designed today will facilitate ongoing development of our game, lay down the foundation for its future change for the better, identify growth opportunities and offer new solutions.

I hereby invite all the interested individuals to take part in this fruitful dialogue that will be held, once again, in Moscow in December 2017!

Vladislav Tretyak, President of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation

Dear colleagues and friends!

On behalf of the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation I am happy to welcome the participants, organizers and guests of the International World Hockey Forum!

I am also happy that such an important event is taking place in Russia where ice hockey is loved and appreciated, as well as in its capital, the city of Moscow, which hosted the World Ice Hockey Championship this year for the seventh time in its history.

For the first time, representatives of the global sports movement have been given an opportunity to come together to address important issues faced by the ice hockey industry.

I am confident that the Forum will be remembered for its high organizational level and that its intense programme will prove useful to all hockey professionals and practitioners.

It is my belief that the World Hockey Forum will enable all its participants, organizers and guests to engage in fruitful collaboration, constructive communication, and interesting discussions, as well as to implement their most ambitious plans!

P. Kolobkov, Minister of sports of the Russian Federation

NEWS

Moscow Hosts the First Annual World Hockey Forum

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Location

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2/1 build. 1A, Kutuzovsky prospect, Moscow