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Greece’s Consumer Protection Body Tables New Trade Show Rules

Commercial and international trade fairs will be subject to new regulations, according to a bill drawn up by Greece’s Trade and Consumer Protection body.

Zagreb to Host 8th MCE Central & Eastern Europe Forum in February 2018

MICE professionals and event planners will meet in Zagreb during the 8th MCE Central & Eastern Europe Forum, which will be held between February 18-20, 2018.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.