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.


During the forum, its delegates will discuss:

Key issues in global world hockey development

Asian Hockey Development and promotion strategies

Strategies and methods to increase the popularity of international ice hockey competitions

and other pressing world hockey issues.


The forum will be attended by:

Arkady Rotenberg/chairman of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation

Roman Rotenberg, first vice president of the Russian Hockey Federation

René Fasel/President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)

Vladislav Tretiak/President of Russian Hockey Federation

Dmitry Chernyshenko/President of the KHL of Russia

Vladimir Yurzinov /honorary Coach of the USSR and Russia

Tom Rennie/president of the Hockey Federation of Canada

Shoichi Tomita/President of the Asian Ice Hockey Federation (Japan)

Mats Näslund/Olympic champion, Stanley Cup, world Champion (Sweden)

Franz Reindl, member of the IIHF Council, director of the Committee World Cup-2017 (Germany)

Steve Norris, director-General, Imöbius Ingenuity, Canada

Thomas Wu, member of the IIHF Council, head of the Asian IIHF Committee


Billy Ngoc, President of HC Kunlun Red Star, China

Michael Keenan, head coach HC Kunlun Red Star, Canada

and others.

A complete list of attendees will be published later.

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

The partners of WHF-2017 are the Top Fisio, the VTB Ice Palace, the ice Hockey Museum, the STC, the Iceberg/NEC, the SMP Insurance, the PTNK (PromTechnaKomplekt), TechProfSport, the MKR media, the Sports Concept/CMM, under Armour, Vita Win.

Accreditation through a form on the site: 

Additional information and Media accreditation:

Catherine Kungurova | 8 903 137 69 15

Elena Melnikova | 8 968 570 52 50

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