The events of the 2nd World Grain Forum will be held on November 18–19 in the Main Media Centre in Sochi. The Media Centre was designed for the 22nd Olympic Games as the main media platform of the event. The building is next to the Olympic Park to the north and is the biggest facility of the embankment cluster. It was opened a month before the Olympics, on January 7, 2014.

Since the Olympics, the Media Centre has become the biggest convention and exhibition area in the Krasnodar Territory, where forums, exhibitions, expositions and other public events are held. Address: Krasnodar Territory, Sochi, Adler, Olympic Prospekt 1.

About the Forum

The First World Grain Forum, held in 2009 in St. Petersburg on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation and with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, was the biggest business event of the grain market and an authoritative platform for discussing global food security. The plan is for in the order of 2,500 people to take part in the 2nd World Grain Forum, including official delegations from over 50 countries, heads of international organisations and financial institutions, representatives of major Russian and foreign agricultural businesses, leading world scientists and analysts, about 250 Russian and foreign media. The Forum will provide a unique opportunity for business networking, exchange of opinions and ideas between government officials from the participating countries, representatives of international organisations, the business community, the media and civil society, leading world experts and scientific figures. The Forum will include summit meetings between the heads of foreign delegations and international organisations, representatives of Russian and global agricultural businesses.