On November 29 «Industrial potential of the Stavropol region 2013» exhibition was opened, confined to the 15th anniversary of establishment of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Communications of the Stavropol region. Members of the Stavropol region Government headed by acting Governor Mr. Vladimir Vladimirov, heads of relevant ministries of the North-Caucasus and Southern Federal Districts, as well as senior officers of leading regional enterprises, took part in the event. Over fifty company participants were able to exhibit the products of the light, textile industries and the consumer sector, among which OJSC Arnest was present as one of the largest in the region. OJSC Arnest introduced the best cosmetic and household specimen products to the attention of participants and visitors of the exhibition. Innovation technologies and equipment were also exhibited at the event. The theme-based round-table meetings were additionally held in the framework of the event, along with the fashion show and designers’ contest. Reviewing the results of the exhibition, the head of the region noted that such events are further proof of the Stavropol region status as the industrial area.