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PCOs Call for Development of Conference Tourism in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently called for necessary actions to further develop and promote Greece's conference tourism.
Posted On 12 Jul 2017

HAPCO-TCB Join Forces to Stimulate Conference Tourism in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) and the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) discussed on ways of promoting conference tourism.

WMD 2017: MICE Professionals to Meet in Qingdao, China, in October

With the participation of 400 domestic and foreign hosted buyers, the 1st World MICE Day (WMD) will be held in October 2017 in Qingdao, China.

HAPCO: Medical Congress Demands will Limit Events, Take Toll on Economy

The Greek economy is set to loose millions of euros due to a time-consuming procedure on the organization of medical congress events in Greece.
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

SETE and HAPCO Plan to Boost Greece Business Events Sector

SETE and HAPCO will work closely to boost Greece's image as an ideal MICE destination and attract more international events to the country all year round.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Greece’s Conference Tourism Segment On the Rise

Greece is seeing a rise in the number of conferences it hosts on an annual basis, according to the secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Dimitris Tryfonopoulos.
Posted On 21 Nov 2016

Rome Readies to Welcome MCE South Europe

It’s time for South European destinations and their MICE suppliers to take center stage and showcase their services to international event planners at this year’s MCE South Europe held in Rome on November 13-15.

Greece Shows its Best at ‘IMEX America’ Meetings Industry Trade Show

While attending the sixth IMEX America in Las Vegas, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura promoted Greece's advantages as an ideal all year round destination that can host conferences, corporate meetings and events.
Posted On 21 Oct 2016

Mayor Kaminis: Athens is Making a Comeback in Global Tourism, Conference Scene

Athens is making a dynamic comeback in the global tourism and conference scene, not only as a destination recovering in a time of crisis, but as a city claiming the place it deserves among the major universal host destinations of international meetings.
Posted On 21 May 2015

Greek PCO’s Raise Red Flag Due to State Indifference to Congress Tourism

The Greek Government shows indifference to congress tourism, according to the president of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO), Dinos Astras.
Posted On 13 Mar 2015

Greece to Focus on Meetings Industry at ‘HAPCO/EFAPCO Think Forum’

A “Think Forum” addressed to conference and tourism professionals will take place in Athens on Thursday, under the organization of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

Greece’s Congress Association to Hold ‘Think Forum’ with Europe’s PCO Leaders

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has announced that it will hold a Think Forum in Athens with EFAPCO, the federation representing more than 1,500 meetings professionals, companies and institutions in 12 countries.
Posted On 17 Feb 2015

Investment is Essential for Business Tourism to Develop in Greece

Greece has to invest in its image as a business destination to become more attractive to conference and event organizers, according to Reed Exhibitions researcher and analyst Rob Davidson.
Posted On 04 Feb 2015

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki as MICE Destination at B2B Event in Slovenia

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) introduced Thessaloniki as a destination ideal for holding conferences and events at the seventh Conventa, a leading B2B event in the South East European region area that took place recently in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Posted On 26 Jan 2015

Conditions for Growth of Greece Conference Tourism in Place

Developing a strong conference tourism network and forming metropolitan centers with excellent infrastructure are at the center of the national tourism promotion strategy, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Greece’s Medicines Organization (EOF) Steps in to Take Conference Tourism to the Next Level

Citing a considerable increase in conference tourism to Greece and the significant benefits to the country’s economy, the National Organization of Medicines (EOF) said on Monday that it was planning to actively promote conference tourism by bringing to the country large medical...
Posted On 17 Dec 2014

New Travel Package to Add Culture to Conference Tourism in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki's Olympic Museum and Mediterranean Palace Hotel have embarked on an initiative that aims to simultaneously boost the conference and cultural side of the Greek northern city to a global audience.
Posted On 17 Dec 2014

TIF-Helexpo Joins Forces with Greece’s Chambers of Commerce

As part of its ongoing strategy to include all of the country’s productive forces in its conferencing activities, TIF-Helexpo invited chambers of commerce and local authorities across Greece to join them in a long-term partnership that will boost both local and national economies.
Posted On 25 Nov 2014

Destination Thessaloniki: Attracting Conference Tourism to Greece

Developing the northern port city into a prime conference tourism choice was the focus of "Destination Thessaloniki" held at this year’s Philoxenia exhibition.
Posted On 17 Nov 2014

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau Takes Action, Promotes Greek MICE Tourism

In its first months of operation, the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) has laid the groundwork for the representation of the northern port city in the international market and its promotion as a prime MICE destination.
Posted On 10 Nov 2014