Posidonia initiatives the potential of the worldwide maritime business, promotes industrial ties between worldwide delivery firms and propels financial progress for Greece and the world’s main seafaring nations, stated Undertaking Supervisor of Posidonia Gala’s, Theodore Vokos, final month.
The twenty second Posidonia Worldwide Transport Exhibition, organized in Greece each two years, was held 7-11 June and lined an area greater than 30,000 sq. meters on the Hellenikon Exhibition Heart (former Athens Airport).
Exhibitor bookings on this yr’s delivery exhibition had been stated to be up 12 % -1,859 exhibitors- in contrast with 2008, making it the biggest exhibition in its 40-year historical past. The exhibition additionally noticed a file 21 nationwide pavilions.
In accordance with organizers, Posidonia 2010 had a formidable world attraction because the occasion attracted some 18,000 guests from 87 nations.
“The robust curiosity we obtained for the following occasion has justified Posidonia and confirms its standing because the undisputed main maritime discussion board,” Mr. Vokos stated.
China this yr had a robust presence within the exhibition with giants similar to COSCO, press studies talked about.
On the final day of the exhibition a bilateral enterprise discussion board examined Greek-Chinese language ties in shipbuilding, buying and selling, ship administration and the usage of Greek ports as transit facilities for Chinese language companies.
Many Greek and worldwide politicians and diplomats visited Posidonia 2010 all through the week of the exhibition.
Normal Secretary of Tourism Yiorgos Poussaios stated Posidonia’s contribution to Greece’s MICE sector is significant each when it comes to producing revenues for the native economic system and as a picture guardian for the nation’s battered worldwide fame.