Athens, Greece, June 2-6 2008
Your welcome to the heart of Greek Shipping ...
Every two years the Greek shipowners welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia and extend their celebrated hospitality that makes participation a real pleasure. But exhibitors should be ready for serious discussions with corporate, technical and operations management taking a keen interest in their products and services. Posidonia is renowned not only for the networking opportunities and contacts made on the busy exhibition stands, but importantly for the number and value of deals concluded during the show.
Posidonia is meeting the growing demand for exhibition space with the flexible and efficient facilities of the Hellenikon Exhibition Centre. For 2008 this will accommodate up to 27,500 sqm of exhibition space on one level, with easy access and no weight limitations on equipment and machinery exhibits. It will provide spacious car parking, a business centre, a seminar room and easy access to the international airport and to Piraeus and Athens city centres.
Nearly 300 Greek and international journalists were registered for the event representing the full spectrum of the world’s shipping specialist media as well as major global news agencies including Reuters, Bloomberg and Dow Jones Newswires.
In nearly 40 years Posidonia has grown to become the major maritime industry event. In 2006 over 16,000 buyers from 81 maritime nations, more than are represented at any other maritime event, visited over 1,600 exhibitors. In 2008 exhibitors will again benefit from Posidonia's unrivalled global reach. As major national exhibitors put it:
‘Posidonia is the place to be for the companies that want to create new business leads. For us it’s very important as we want to improve communication and relationships with Greek shipowners, their management and other industry stakeholders.’
‘Participation at Posidonia is an opportunity to raise the company's profile not only with our Greek friends, but also with the largest gathering of shipowners and senior executives from all over the world.
‘It’s always great to be at Posidonia, the most prestigious place if you are in the shipping world. Greece is an important market for us and we also use our participation here to grow our brand awareness internationally.’
‘In five days companies can meet hundreds of prospective clients and partners’