The legendary business publication celebrated its centennial anniversary at the Pashkov House, the famous historical venue in the heart of Moscow. The grand gala took place on October 26 and marked yet another festive event in a series of celebrations dedicated to Forbes 100th anniversary all around the globe. Zanaboni is proud to announce to having taken part to the event as a sponsor, furnishing the elegant location with some of its most popular items from the classic collections.


After the event, the media anticipated it as one of the most significant events of 2017 for the business elite in Russia, as many members of the Forbes list as well as famous people attended the celebration.


The Forbes magazine was founded by Berty Forbes in 1917 and it is distributed in the main Countries all over the World. Forbes Russia, a part of the global Forbes family was first published in 2004 and since then has been the leader in reliable business reporting and analysis in the country, the grand Gala night was the perfect time for Zanaboni to announce its 50 years in occasion of the first century of Forbes.

While celebrating the prestigious magazine, guests enjoyed a mixture of the ultramodern and the classic, both in furniture and performances, as a tribute to a glorious past and a good wish for a brilliant future. Zanaboni, that was in charge of furnishing the sitting areas of exclusive venue of Pashkov House, embodies itself these values, designing new collections and projects starting from its firm and established basis in the tradition, and then constantly projecting its efforts  towards the future with innovative materials, design and techniques.


The evening began with a music performance of Therr Maitz band under the direction of Anton Belyaev, who in 2016 became laureates of MTV Awards in the nomination “Best Russian Act” and followed by performance of talented singer Elvira T. Dimitri Ozerkov, the director of the modern art section of the State Hermitage Museum took over with a special talk on the ten iconic images in the history of art and leadership. Alexandra Soldatova, the renowned rhythmic world gymnastics champion showcased a vibrant acrobatic dance. Actors Daria Moroz and Anatoly Belyi performed the excerpts from the famous literature classic.

Zanaboni is getting more and more  involved in cultural and design events and exhibitions, as well as in collaborations with artists, increasing its visibility as a brand with a strong heritage and cultural background, beyond the well renowned top notch quality of its designs, supporting culture and presenting at the same time  its collections to a wider, sophisticated audience by presenting its designs in unique, curated settings and venues.