Press Releases

  • TIF brings Greece and China closer Chinese New Year events begin
    Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 16:38

    TIF brought Greece and China closer today, sending a message of cooperation during the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year celebrations at the South Gate of Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre. Today's ceremony marks the beginning of a number of events which will culminate this September, at the 82nd TIF, where China will be the honoured country. During the event, the flags of Greece and China were raised and the countries’ national anthems were performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Thessaloniki. A unit of the 3rd Army Corps served as the honour guard, while the symbol of Greek-Chinese cooperation was also presented.

  • 210,081 people gave the 81st TIF the thumbs-up
    Tuesday, 4 October, 2016 - 11:35
    More than 210,000 visitors gave their 'vote' of confidence to the 81st anniversary TIF, which ended on Sunday, renewing its 'appointment' with the public for next September.

  • The 81st TIF has invigorated Greek-Russian relations
    Friday, 16 September, 2016 - 17:15
    The 81st serves as a 'bridge' for strengthening Greek-Russian relations, enabling the growth of new partnerships between enterprises from the two countries.
    In fact, bilateral relations may continue and intensify in view of the other upcoming exhibitions being organised by the national exhibition agency, such as the 'Philoxenia' international tourism exhibition, which will be held from 18 to 20 November

  • The largest TIF of the last five years opens on Saturday
    Tuesday, 6 September, 2016 - 18:13
    The largest TIF of the last five years, in terms of exhibitor numbers and exhibition space covered, will open its gates from 10 to 18 September.

    Friday, 18 September, 2015 - 14:49

    216,364 visitors at the 80th TIF Event

  • 80th TIF: Bridging the past, the present and the future
    Saturday, 5 September, 2015 - 12:28

    This year's anniversary 80th TIF will prove itself worthy of its 80-year history, as it managed, in the midst of difficult circumstances, to attract approximately 1,000 exhibitors and 13 official international participations, and to cover more exhibition space than last year.

    Monday, 31 August, 2015 - 11:54

    ‘The Enchanted’ are here. They have returned to Thessaloniki, their birthplace, after 151 years. The replicas of the renowned ‘Enchanted’ are now at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre, while preparations of the venue where they will be exhibited during the anniversary 80th TIF event – at no extra charge for visitors – is fully underway.

    Monday, 31 August, 2015 - 11:43

    The best known and most noteworthy inventions of the ancient Greeks, some of which are revolutionary even by today’s standards, are presented at the 80th TIF Event, from 5-13 September, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre. 

    Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 12:50

    The 79th TIF welcomed 255,536 visitors, exceeding every expectation and proving that the Fair, which has become an institution for Thessaloniki, the broader region and the entire country, is back for good. This marks a 38.1% increase compared to the 185,000 visitors in 2013 and a 132.3% increase compared to the 110,000 visitors during the 2012 Fair.

  • Press Conference for the Chocolate Factory and Museum
    Monday, 4 August, 2014 - 11:48

    The 'Choco Factory and Museum', which will operate for six months at Thessaloniki Exhibition Centre, starting on 6 September, the inauguration date of the 79th TIF, is expected to welcome over 500,000 visitors.

    There is already tremendous interest both in Greece and in neighbouring countries in visiting this impressive theme park being built by TIF-HELEXPO on its premises.