Thessaloniki International Fair gearing up for large turnout Sept. 8-16

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Posted on September 04, 2018, 11:09 am
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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.

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 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 participate, including Facebook, Google, Intel, HP, Oracle, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin and Cisco. (For details on the American delegation and scheduled events: https://usatif2018.gr).

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