DATA: 08 - 16 September 2018.
PLACE: Thessaloniki, Greece
The Thessaloniki International Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year, throughout South-Eastern Europe. An event of extraordinary importance and appeal that, for over 80 years, welcomes visitors from all over Europe, in the 180000 square meters of the exhibition space. The last edition has registered them over 260000 presences!
It is a financial, cultural, social and economic reference point for all of Greece.
Today, the Thessaloniki International Fair is a full-fledged festival. Several thematic areas are set up, open to visitors. There are also many cultural events and entertainment shows, during the 9 days of the TIF.
You can play the new e-games on the market; listen to your favorite artists at the Music Stage; buy books at the best price at the various stands. Learn about new technologies in the energy, agricultural and automotive sectors.
Naturally, the great Fair represents an incredible flywheel for the country's economy, thanks to the wide range of products coming from all over Greece.
Great importance will also be offered by the international presence. This year, it will be the United States, the honorary country of the Thessaloniki International Fair; on the other hand, 22 international countries will be hosted at the 6 Pavilion.
HOW TO GET
HELEXPO, the exhibition space that houses the Fair, is located in the city center, easily reachable on foot or by public transport.
The port is only 2 kilometers away. The train station, located at Monastiriou Street, is about 4 kilometers. To move from the suburbs you can use the comfortable buses of the OASTH. A single-journey trip costs 1.00 €. More info from here.
TIMETABLES AND TICKETS
The 83a International Fair of Salinicco takes place from 08 to 16 October 2018, with the following times:
Monday to Friday, from 16: 00 to 22: 00.
Saturday and Sunday, from 10: 00 to 22: 00.
The admission fee per adult costs 7.00 €. You can also buy the Family ticket, valid for 4 people, at the cost of 20.00 €.
From Monday to Friday, after 18: 00, you pay 5.00 €.
Free for children under the age of 4.
Honorary members of the 2018 TIF will be the United States, hosted at the 13 Pavilion. Present 52 giants American: Coca Cola, Google, HP, Microsoft, just to name a few.
International guests go to 22. First presence for Portugal and Uzbekistan.
WHERE TO SLEEP
Il Kentrikon deluxe Apt, It is an excellent solution for quality-price, a short distance from the Thessaloniki International Fair. The hotel overlooks the city in the heart of Thessaloniki. Offers access to a terrace and free WiFi.
The apartment features 2 bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, a dining area and 2 bathrooms with a hairdryer. A flat-screen TV is offered. Book your accommodation from here.
Deluxe Arch of Galerius It offers accommodation with a kitchen. The property is 600 m from the Museum of Macedonian Struggle and features free WiFi.
The apartment comes with city views, a flat-screen TV, a seating area, a wardrobe, and 1 bathroom.
The reception staff will be happy to assist you with 24 hours on 24. Info and reservations from this link.