Thessaloniki International Fair 2018 gears for large turnout between September 8-16

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Thessaloniki International Fair 2018 gears for large turnout between September 8-16Greek companies will include 130 startups (Digital Greece, Pavilion 12) and representatives from 48 Greek chambers of commerce

Twenty countries will send state delegations to the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) in addition to the 1,500 and more companies represented at the annual event, CEO of the organizer TIF-Helexpo Kyriakos Pozrikidis said in Thessaloniki on Tuesday, according to ANA.

At a press conference ahead of the opening on Saturday, organizers said they were expecting more visitors than last year (264,000). The fair will run from September 8 to 16, and is the venue for an annual economic policy speech by the Greek Prime Minister. 

The United States, this year's honored country, will be represented by a business delegation headed by US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. A total of 60 American companies will take part, including Facebook, Google, Intel, HP, Oracle, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin and Cisco. (For details on the American delegation and scheduled events: https://usatif2018.gr).

This year’s state delegations will include for the first time Portugal, Uzbekistan and Bangladesh. China, honored country for 2017, will participate with 30 companies and India, honored country for 2019, will attend with 35 enterprises.

Fair info:

  • Thessaloniki International Fair, Helexpo premises, September 8-16
  • Hours of operation: 16:00-22:00 Monday-Friday, 10:00-22:00 Saturday-Sunday
  • General entrance: 7 euros (reduced to 5 euros after 18:00 on weekdays)
  • https://tif.helexpo.gr

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