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Lugano is the ninth largest city of Switzerland by population and the largest city in Ticino. It ranks as the third largest banking center in the country and a financial center of international significance. Lugano is also known for its educational system, as well as university and research programs. The city is attractive for companies and entities from high dynamic economic sectors like biotechnologies and artificial intelligence. Nestled between the Lugano Prealps and standing at the edge of Lake Lugano (Ceresio), the city is a popular resort. Its natural beauties along with local culture and various outdoor activities attract tourists from all over the world.
The Worldwide St. Petersburg Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1991. The aims of the club are: unification of the people who understand the unique significance of St. Petersburg for Russia, Europe and the world, the revival of St. Petersburg as a spiritual, intellectual, scientific and cultural center, cooperation with state, municipal, public institutions on the revival of the city, the establishment and support connections with the natives of St. Petersburg and their descendants abroad. At club meetings, the most important events for the city and the country are discussed, philosophical discussions, openings, art evenings of club members, presentation of books from the “Library of the Worldwide St. Petersburg Club" are held. The President of the Worldwide St. Petersburg Club is Mikhail Piotrovsky, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, General Director of the State Hermitage.
Partner of the ceremony
The State Hermitage is a museum of fine and decorative arts located in St. Petersburg. Founded in 1764, it is one of the largest art museums in the world.
The State Hermitage possesses a collection of about 3 million works of art and monuments of world culture. This includes painting, graphics, sculpture and applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material.
The main museum complex consists of six interconnected buildings — the Winter Palace, the Reserve House of the Winter Palace, the Small Hermitage, the Large (Old) Hermitage, the New Hermitage and the Hermitage Theatre. There are 365 halls totally open to the public. Besides, the General Staff Building, the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory, “Staraya Derevnya” restoration and storage center, and the Menshikov Palace belong to the Hermitage Museum.
The awarding ceremony of the International Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design is held at the Hermitage Theatre.
General museum partner
State Museum of St. Petersburg History is one of the largest Russian museums of history. The museum funds contain 1.3 mln+ exhibits, telling about the history of the City on the Neva since its founding to nowadays.
The museum’s center is the Peter and Paul Fortress, a unique cultural and architectural landmark, a memorial of fortification art of the 18th to 20th centuries. The Peter and Paul Cathedral, the dominant of the architectural ensemble, is one of the city symbols, a burial site of the Royal Family of the Romanovs. Historical buildings of the Peter and Paul Fortress contain expositions and temporary exhibitions of the museum.
The State Museum of St. Petersburg History comprises several sites: the Rumyantsev Mansion at the Angliyskaya Embankment, the Alexander Block memorial flat, the Sergey Kirov Museum, the Monument to Leningrad Heroic Defenders located at the Pobeda Square, the Museum of Printing, the Museum of St. Petersburg Avant Garde (the Matyushin House), and the Schlusselburg Fortress Oreshek.
The best projects submitted at the Golden Trezzini Awards will be added to the Museum’s collection.
Strategic museum partner
The State Russian Museum is the world’s largest collection of Russian art, housed in a unique architectural complex in the historical centre of St Petersburg. It was the first museum of Russian art, initiated by Emperor Alexander III.
The museum collection contains over 400 000 exhibits covering all major periods and trends in the history of Russian art, all main types and genres, trends and schools of Russian art over more than a thousand years: from the X to the XXI century.
Today, the area of the museum complex is more than 30 hectares. The collection is accommodated in buildings that are outstanding monuments of the XVIII-XIX century architecture: Mikhailovsky, Stroganov, Marble Palaces, and Mikhailovsky Castle. Mikhailovsky Garden, Summer Garden and Peter I’s Summer Palace as well as Cabin of Peter the Great are also part of the museum complex.
BEL Development Group is a professional development company that has been successfully operating on the market since 2002. The Group implements projects in all segments of commercial and residential real estate.
The diversified portfolio of BEL Development comprises of over 900 thousand sq.m of real estate in 8 regions of Russia (Moscow and Moscow Region, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar Territory and Adygea, Samara, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk) and neighboring countries (Armenia, Tajikistan). The implemented projects include Grand Hotel & SPA Rodina hotel in Sochi, Hyatt hotel in Dushanbe, such upscale apartment buildings as Gorokhovsky 12 and U Patriarshikh, Dolgorukovskaya 25 club house in Moscow.
Official partner of the Gala evening
Setl Group is one of the largest development holdings in the North-West of Russia, operating on the market for 28 years. The company is one of the TOP-3 developers in Russia in terms of housing commissioning. Setl Group annually commissions more than 1 million sq. m of real estate, builds more than 10 kindergartens and schools, constructs roads, parks and embankments. The geography of the company's activity covers St. Petersburg, the Leningrad region, Kaliningrad. The broker Petersburgskaya Nedvizhimost, a part of the holding, is one of the largest agencies in Russia selling housing under construction. Setl Group's portfolio of projects includes objects of all segments, from mass market residential complexes to the premium ones in the best locations.
Strategic partner of the awarding
Founded in 1987, Etalon Group is today one of the largest corporations in the field of development and construction in Russia. Etalon Group focuses on residential real estate for the middle class in Moscow, the Moscow region and St. Petersburg. In 2021, the company launched its expansion program and has already entered the markets of Omsk, the Novosibirsk Region, Yekaterinburg and Tyumen. With 35 years of experience, the company is one of the oldest and most successful players in the Russian real estate market. Since its inception, Etalon Group has commissioned 7.9 million sq.m.
Official partner of the Gala evening
Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) is a Russian energy company engaged in the operation and management of the Unified National Electric Grid (UNEG), which includes backbone transmission lines and substations with a voltage of at least 220 V.
Today, the company ensures power transmission via backbone grids in 77 regions countrywide, participates in accomplishing the objectives pertaining to socio-economic development of Russia, implements the UNEG infrastructure upgrade and development projects, is responsible for transporting electricity to 11 neighboring countries.
Rosseti FGC UES is a natural monopoly included in the list of Russia's strategically important systemic entities. It is part of Rosseti Group.
RSTI Holding (Rosstroyinvest) is one of the leading Russian construction companies that implements its own projects, and also works successfully under government contracts. For more than 20 years of work in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, the company has built over 1.5 million sq. m of residential, commercial and social real estate. In 2019, the holding entered the Moscow market.
Official partner of the Gala evening
KADO is an exclusive distributor of leading European and American interior design manufacturers. The company's range reflects current trends and includes tens of thousands of items of fabrics, wallpapers, cornices, furniture and accessories. KADO provides full cycle of services in the field of textile design: from the choice of fabric and design project to tailoring and hanging curtains. Besides, the company cooperates with organizations, supplies contract fabrics and implements turnkey textile projects for hotels, restaurants and other corporate clients.
Official partner of the Awards
HQ | Windows Systems is a company created by people with extensive experience in the production of work in a variety of areas related to glazing, both for private houses and building facades (panoramic glazing, windows, doors, balconies, canopies, entrance groups), and interiors (stairs, all-glass doors and partitions, shower cabins). The company has been operating in this field for over 15 years. To offer solutions that combine modern developments and economic feasibility, while sticking to the requirements of basic physics – both statics and thermal engineering – and taking into account the current building regulations – this is the policy of the HQ | Windows systems.
Official partner of the Gala evening
The LenRusStroy Construction Corporation was founded in 2001. Over the years on the market, it has become one of the largest diversified construction corporations in the region. The number of employees is more than 1000 people. The company implements its own investment projects on the market and builds social facilities under government contracts.
Partner of the category Best Implemented Landscape Architecture Project
The ABZ-1 group one of the leading road construction companies and the largest producer of asphalt mixes in the North-West of Russia. The main activities of the company include: infrastructure development; general contracting and engineering in construction; construction, reconstruction and repair of transport infrastructure facilities such as roads, bridges, embankments, tunnels, overpasses, airfields and ports; production of road building materials; research and innovation activities. Since 2019, the group has been participating in the project of a new tram network along the route “Kupchino metro station – Shushary – Slavyanka" (St. Petersburg), the largest concession project in the field of public transport in Russia to be implemented in 30 years.
Partner of the category Best Art in Outdoor Public Space
Baux Art is an international art project uniting artists and digital designers from Europe, Russia and Asia.
Baux Art creates and implements interior solutions in neo high-tech style.
In a harmonious symbiosis of modern materials, latest technologies and unique artistic solutions, the hypnotic effect of inner light is achieved, emanating from the bowels of the paintings that are made on mirrored aluminum canvases on innovative application technology that allows convey layered texture and depth.
Partner of the Awards
Parthenon company has been creating interiors of natural stone since 2002. The portfolio includes more than 1000 completed projects, from private apartments to iconic public spaces.
The company carries out a full range of turnkey works in the field of natural stone interior cladding, from sketches to installation. Key areas of activity are bespoke fireplaces, artistic mosaics, walls/stairs/floors, kitchen, bathroom and spa interiors, as well as exterior elements of the house — facade cladding and small architectural forms for landscape design. Experienced managers will help to realize any request of both a private client and a professional designer.
Partner of the Awards
DEREVO PARK is a landscape design studio founded by Andrey Kochetkov in 2009. This is a story about creativity, love for one's work, creative approach, striving for beauty and responsibility. DEREVO PARK is considered to be one of the best landscape studios in Russia.
Official manufacturer of the prizes
Pallada restoration and production company was founded in St. Petersburg in 2001. Pallada conducts a wide and varied activity, striving not only to develop its own capabilities, but also to promote the revival of architectural ceramics, the development of restoration technologies, the preservation of this part of our culture and heritage, while paying special attention to the social sphere. The key activities of Pallada include restoration of architectural ceramics, manufacturing of stoves, fireplaces, iconostases, interior, facade and landscape ceramics.
Today, Pallada group of companies includes a full-cycle ceramic production, restoration workshops, art workshops, an architectural and design department, as well as a unique Keramarh Museum of Architectural Art Ceramics.
Official residence of participants and guests
Helvetia Hotel ***** (from the Latin name of Switzerland, approx. 80 rooms) is located in the centre of St. Petersburg in a 18th century building rebuilt in the middle of the 19th century by famous St. Petersburg architect, academician A. Lange, in the “Elizabethan Baroque” style. Along with the Baroque forms, the architect used the composition solutions of Italian Renaissance. This mansion is linked with a number of remarkable names and significant events of Russian and Swiss history. In 1998—2006, the Honorary Consulate General of Switzerland was located here. On the front façade the flag of Switzerland is placed, along with the cantonal flags depicting the coats of arms of Bern, Geneva and Ticino — centres of German, French and Italian Switzerland, whose natives made a significant contribution to architecture, art, science and industry of St. Petersburg. Among them there is the first architect of the city, Ticino-born Domenico Trezzini.
Official operator of hospitality
Grand Hotel Moika 22 is located in the very heart of St. Petersburg, on the embankment of the Moika River in an aristocratic mansion built in 1853, directly opposite Palace Square and the Hermitage Museum. The hotel is a five-minute walk from Nevsky Prospekt and the main sights of the city, the main places of tourist interest, shopping and leisure. Unique personalized European service is offered in each of the hotel's 200 rooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, and event rooms.
Embassy of Russia in Switzerland is a diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in the Swiss Confederation, located in Bern, the capital of the Alpine country.
Embassy of Switzerland in Russia is a diplomatic mission of Switzerland in Russia, located at: Ogorodnaya Sloboda Lane 2/5, Moscow.
As the official mission of Switzerland abroad, the Embassy handles all the issues related to diplomatic relations between the two countries. It promotes interests of Switzerland in the political, economical, and financial fields, as well as in the fields of legal relations, science, education, and culture.
For the first time, the Consulate of Switzerland in Russia was opened in St. Petersburg in 1816. The first mission was headed by the Honorary Consul. A full-fledged diplomatic mission was open in 1906, and after the revolution, it was moved to the new capital.
Today, the Consulate General of Switzerland in St. Petersburg promotes interests of Switzerland in the city and the entire North-Western region.
The Department of Culture and Tourism conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction, which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The organisation manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including Zayed National Museum, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and Louvre Abu Dhabi. DCT Abu Dhabi also supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.
The mission of the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg:
- Implementation and carrying out of the state policy of St. Petersburg in the sphere of development of external relations of St. Petersburg, the interregional cooperation of St. Petersburg.
- Coordination of the development and implementation of international technical assistance and business cooperation programs, also within the framework of urban development, social development, education, culture and public health in St. Petersburg.
- Coordination of activities for organising the participation of citizens and organisations in interregional and international conferences and other interregional and international events held by the executive authorities of St. Petersburg.
- Organization of work to support compatriots living abroad, using their opportunities for developing relations with foreign countries.
- Implementation of other tasks in the sphere of external relations of St. Petersburg according to the current legislation.
The Committee for City Improvement of St. Petersburg ensures the implementation of state policy and carries out state management in the field of improvement: landscape gardening, forestry, maintenance of roads and other improvement facilities, and also coordinates the activities of other executive bodies of state power of St. Petersburg in this area.
St. Petersburg Committee for Culture is a structural subdivision of the St. Petersburg City Government.
It was established for the purpose of carrying out state policy and implementing state governance in the sphere of culture and arts.
The main goals of the Committee are:
- Preserve and rationally use the city’s cultural and historical heritage; revive and develop cultural traditions;
- Support cultural and arts organizations in order to guarantee equal access to cultural wealth for all social groups; create favorable conditions for the development of cultural and artistic organizations;
- Assist in the development of the system of musical and artistic educational institutions; provide support for talented children and youth;
- Support folk art and national cultures; develop the spheres of recreation and leisure as well as cultural and educational activities; strengthen interaction between professional and amateur artistic organizations;
- Strengthen international cultural cooperation; ensure participation of the city’s cultural and artistic organizations in international projects; promote St. Petersburg as a cultural and artistic center of international significance;
- Organize the city’s cultural events: festivals, competitions, holidays, exhibitions, conferences and congresses;
- Create and implement projects and strategic programs in the sphere of culture; share expertise of international and regional projects in the field.
FAI Glavgosexpertiza of Russia is a non-profit organization established for executing works and rendering services to exercise the powers of the Ministry of Construction of Russia in the sphere of organization and conducting state expert appraisal of design documentation and engineering survey results.
Architecture Council of Moscow is a standing collegial consultative body under the Moscow City Committee for Architecture and Urban Development, carrying out the review of important architectural and urban development projects and decisions.
Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPbGASU) is a major educational and research center, the only university in the Northwestern Federal District of the Russian Federation that provides comprehensive training in the field of construction, architecture, transport, and environmental engineering systems.
The university trains students in full-time, part-time, part-time forms of education in accordance with the approved programs of higher professional education.
Mayakovsky Central City Public Library is one of the largest libraries in St. Petersburg, a modern cultural, informational and educational center. The library dates back to 1868. The name of Vladimir Mayakovsky was given to the library in 1953.
The library fund includes an extensive collection of works of fiction in Russian and foreign languages, publications on economics, technology, law, natural science, history and other field.
The library provides free access to electronic resources, free access to the Wi-Fi network, and also offers many creative projects, promotions, concerts, lectures, meetings, exhibitions and other cultural programs.
Leningrad Regional Universal Scientific Library is the central state library of the region, the custodian of the most complete fund of local history documents; an information and methodological center for public libraries in the region, which determines the strategic directions for the development of the industry, organizes professional interaction between the libraries of the Leningrad region.
Moscow School of Contemporary Art is a faculty of the Universal University. It is a continuation and development of, more than 10 years of experience, in the field of fine art and international education at the British Higher School of Art and Design. Throughout this period the school has collaborated with many key art institutions in Russia, the UK and beyond.
The school offers educational programmes in conjunction with the British Higher School of Art and Design, as well as new short-term and long-term programmes in various formats in the field of art management, art business and curating.
Partner of the special category «Best Implemented Creative Space Design»
IMISP is the first Business School to be founded in St. Petersburg and one of the first in the territory of the former Soviet Union, established on 20 July 1989 as a joint venture between Leningrad State University and the Bocconi University (Milan, Italy). IMISP is one of the leaders in Russian business education and provides two key activities: business education programs and consulting.
The Institute’s mission states: "The school improves efficiency of individuals and organizations by offering the unique educational programs, which combine knowledge of professors and experience of the best experts and business practitioners”. As a philosophy, the School seeks relevant excellence, especially in the professional field, like having graduates on high corporate positions.
Nordic Star Law Offices is a legal services leader in Russia. The firm provide the full range of legal services for business to clients from any sector of the economy throughout Russia and in most of the former Soviet states.
Nordic Star focuses on M&A, Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts, Real Estate & Construction, Dispute Resolution, Competition and Antitrust, Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, and Employment. This allows to develop and implement effective solutions for clients tailored to the needs of a specific business.
Nordic Star Law Offices was established in 2022 by partners of Borenius’ Russian office (Borenius Attorneys Russia Ltd), whose head office is in Helsinki. The team stay in touch with their international partners, which opens up access for the clients to the services of professionals from the EU, US and other regions and countries.
Official concert partner
Record Label ReachSound.Art carries out a full cycle of work related to the recording, production and distribution of its own releases on world music Internet sites.
The label specializes in recording classical music: chamber, vocal, symphonic, opera, choral, we record not only in the studio, but also live performances using our own unique technologies in the production of the recording, allowing to immerse the listener into realistic sound space.
Official partner in the USA
The Lazar Khidekel Society is a nonprofit organization established by the family of Lazar Khidekel and a group of distinguished art historians, museum specialists, and art supporters under the auspices of the Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) in New York, New York.
The goal of the Lazar Khidekel Society is to sustain and preserve Lazar Khidekel's legacy in art, architecture, and design, and to advance the recognition of Lazar Khidekel (1904, Vitebsk – 1986, Leningrad), as one of the titans of the Russian Avant-garde.
To sufficiently promote the work of the Lazar Khidekel Society, the following committees have been established:
- The Exhibition Committee implementing the Society's mission to further the awareness and understanding of Lazar Khidekel's legacy by producing exhibitions, publications, and conferences.
- The Education Committee creating educational activities and welcoming graduate and Ph.D. students and independent researchers to explore Lazar Khidekel's archive.
- The Preservation Committee paying special attention to the conservation and preservation of Lazar Khidekel's works and his unique archive.
- The integrity and consistency of the artist's heritage is a primary concern and composes the duties of the Authenticity Committee.
- In order to create a living monument to Lazar Khidekel and his pioneering ideals, the Development Committee has been established.
Helenika is a culture and science international collaboration center, part of Swiss Center, St.Petersburg, the principal sponsor of Helenika's non-profit cultural programs. The center was founded on June 15, 2006 by Ms. Madeleine Isabelle Lüthi, the first Honorary Consul of Switzerland in post-imperial St. Petersburg (1998—2006), who created the Swiss Center in 1993.
One of Helenika's principal objectives is optimizing international, in particular, Russian-Swiss cooperation in the sphere of culture, science and business, supporting creative youth and promotion of international events focused on unity of universal cultural space.
Exclusive interior partner
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The South Korean company ART MOST is the organizer of international competitions, festivals, master classes, seminars, trainings in the field of culture and arts in South Korea. The purpose of ART MOST is to connect South Korean children, teenagers and students with Russian educational institutions, as well as to promote their participation in various creative activities in Russia and abroad.
How do I become a sponsor or a partner for the Golden Trezzini Awards?
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