Greece Trade Fair Grounds
HELEXPO S.A. is the national exhibition agency of Greece. It is the largest organizer of exhibitions, conferences and cultural events in South-Eastern Europe and it is seated in Thessaloniki.
As an S.A. company entitled “HELEXPO S.A. HELLENIC ORGANISATION OF INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS, CONFERENCES, CULTURAL EVENTS”, it has operated since 1999, following a separation from the formerly unified company entitled ‘HELEXPO-TIF’.
HELEXPO S.A. has the exclusive right to use Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre, which covers an area of 180,000 m2, “I. Vellidis” and “N. Germanos” Congress Centres, located in the city centre, and “HELEXPO Palace” Attica Exhibition and Congress Centre, which is located in the heart of Athens and is the best equipped centre in the exhibition sector in Greece; the Centre was ceded to the Organising Committee of ‘ATHENS 2004’, in order to be used for the needs of the 2004 Olympic Games.
HELEXPO also has the exclusive right to use the trademarks of all sector exhibitions. Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), a General Fair of global prestige organised by HELEXPO S.A. every September, is one of the most successful and long-running exhibition institutions.
Mediterranian Exibition Center (M.E.C)
The Mediterranean Exhibition Center – MEC has been operating since 1989 hosting a plethora of commercial and consumers’ exhibitions as well as conferences, corporate, cultural and entertainment events.
It covers an area of 45,000 sq. m. (20,000 sq. m. exhibition areas [3 Halls] and 25,000 sq. m. parking space). The halls are on the ground floor, air conditioned, without columns and with big free height, with comfortable loading and unloading entrances, fire protection systems, safety lights, sound equipment, Wi-Fi, exhibition supply network, medical center, café bars, restaurant, ATM, mini market and telecommunications network.
MEC SA – Mediterranean Trading International Exhibitions is the managing company of MEC.
Metropolitan Expo is the largest, most modern and functional venue for exhibitions, conferences and events in Greece.
It is located in a privileged location, next to the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” with quick access and spacious parking. Designed to the highest standards, ensuring thus functionality, flexibility and aesthetic integrity of facilities. It already hosts major exhibitions and conferences, as well as numerous events and happenings of either Greek or Mutinational Companies, located in Greece.
Every year, more than 35 exhibitions and great events take place in its premises, and at least 500.000 visitors visit the Centre. Our objective is to promote the constant and dynamic development of hosted events through high – class infrastructrure, facilities and services of the Metropolitan Expo.