Thessaloniki Trade Fair Opens Saturday
Saturday marks the 81st annual opening of the Thessaloniki International Fair, the largest such exhibition in Greece. Over 1,000 exhibitors will be present, including 42 Chambers of Commerce from across Greece. In addition, more than 18 countries will occupy exhibition space, from places as varied as Uruguay, Indonesia, Russia, and South Africa.
This year's guest of honor is Russia, whose exhibition space will feature 16 companies presenting products from its agricultural, food processing, energy, and manufacturing industries. As part of the ongoing Year of Greece and Russia, celebrating a millennium-old relationship between the two countries, there will be a Greek-Russian business forum, and a friendly football match between veteran players and politicians from both countries.
What: Thessaloniki International Fair
Where: Thessaloniki Fair Grounds, city center
When: September 10-18