The First International Specialized Exhibition for Tires and Rubber 98 was held at Moscow Manage. It was co-located with the Interlakokraska International Exhibition 98. The event became annual following the success of the first edition.
Co-location of four trade shows related to chemical technologies: Tires & Rubber, Interlakokraska (paints and coatings), Plastics Industry Show, and Bythimexpo (household chemicals).
The exhibit grew and was relocated to Olympic Stadium, Moscow. It was also co-located with Bythimexpo.
Tires & Rubber received the logo of RUEF – the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs which was a confirmation of the show’s importance for the Russian economy.
A new step in the show’s development. It was relocated to Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow.
One more associated event was added: Russian Rubber Conference: Traditions and Innovations.
The show received the label of approval of UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry as a confirmation of its quality.