The second annual International Hockey Forum (WORLD HOCKEY Forum/WHF) will be held in Moscow on 14-15 December 2017 at the Radisson Royal Congress Park.

 The Forum’s business programme is now being developed, with key areas to discuss the development of Asian ice hockey markets, to increase the popularity of international tournaments, and to develop possible mechanisms for attracting and Support for new hockey talents.

The list of official guests of the opening ceremony, as well as the keynote speakers and participants in parallel panel discussions and seminars, will be determined by September.

Recall that the forum is sponsored by the Russian Ice Hockey Federation (FHR) with the support of the international ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION/IIHF.

The first experience of the Global Ice Hockey World Summit last December was successful, with the event gathering more than 700 delegates from 25 countries, as well as over 160 media representatives.

The opening of the International Hockey Forum-2016 was attended by the RF Minister of Sport, Pavel Copubkov, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation, René Fasel, chairman of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation board, Arkady Rotenberg and president Vladislav Tretiak.


Guests and participants in the business programme were also:

Franz Rajndl, president of the Committee FM-2017

Petr Brzhiza, chairman of the IIHF Committee for the development of junior hockey

Roman Rotenberg, vice president of the Russian Hockey Federation

Vladimir Yurzinov, honored coach of the USSR and RF

Michael Keenan, coach

Yari Kurri, general manager HC “Jokerit”

Jan Yu Ngoc, chairman of the Board of HC “Kunlun Red Star”

Peter Luthi, one of the leaders of the Swiss club “Kloten”

Sergei Fedorov, World Cup and Stanley Cup winner

Teemu Selänne, Stanley Cup, best scorer in the history of the man

Alexei Yashin, world champion

Igor Kravchuk, double Olympic champion

and others.

The operator of the event in 2017 will again be the Rotex company, with more than 10 years of experience in organizing international exhibitions, not only in the Russian Federation but also in the CIS and European countries.



WHF will get together hockey, business and government representatives and also the experts of international hockey industry


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