83rd TIF - A Next Level Event


The most important exhibition event in Greece, and one of the most important events in Southeastern Europe, the TIF, will be held for the 83rd time from 8 to 16 September 2018, adding another glorious chapter to its history.

The curtain is about to be raised at the 83rd TIF, the largest Fair in the last 20 years Over 1,500 exhibitors, 100% coverage of exhibition space, 20 official, direct state participations, USA as the Honoured Country, 60 US giants of industry, 130 Greek s

Picture caption from left to right: The Deputy Mayor for Finance of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, Ms Anna Angelidou, the President of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Mr Simos Anastasopoulos, the Governor of Central Macedonia Mr Apostolos Tzitzikostas, the Deputy Minister of the Interior (Macedonia-Thrace) Ms Katerina Notopoulou, the President of TIF-Helexpo Mr Tasos Tzikas, the CEO of TIF-Helexpo Mr Kyriakos Pozrikidis, the US Consul to Thessaloniki Gregory Pfleger, Chairman and CEO of ‘Papastratos’ Mr Christos Charpantidis, and the deputy General Director of TIF-Helexpo Mr Alexis Tsaxirlis.

Thessaloniki is preparing to welcome the largest TIF to be held in the last 20 years. From the 8th to the 16th of September, the heart of entrepreneurship, innovation, and US tech excellence will beat in this northern Greek city. With a total of 20 official, direct state participations, as compared to 17 last year, and the USA as the honoured country, the 83rd TIF will be the most international of recent years.

The 83rd TIF is a landmark-exhibition, with the participation of the USA as the Honoured Country

The “American Dream” will come to life in Thessaloniki at this year’s 83rd TIF - where the United States of America will be the honoured country - if one takes into account both the calibre of the companies that will be participating in the US pavilion - Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Coca Cola and Lockheed Martin - as well as the number of events that will frame the participation. As underlined by the TIF-Helexpo administration at a presentation today for the diplomatic corps regarding the upcoming event, the engines of the national exhibition body are at full throttle in preparation of the September Fair.

The 83rd TIF is a landmark for Hellenic-American relations-The largest US companies are coming to the TIF in September.

Business giants with a leading role in the global market, such as Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Google and Cisco, were drawn by the 83rd TIF, in the framework of this year’s participation of the USA as the Honoured Country.

The 83rd TIF will be held from 8 to 16 September 2018 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre. It was presented today in Athens to the representatives of the diplomatic corps to Greece.

As underlined by President of TIF-Helexpo, Mr Tassos Tzikas, “our national exhibition organisation is moving at an intense pace in preparation of September’s 2018 TIF, at which the USA will be this year’s Honoured Country. The 83rd TIF will be characterised by the extroversion that TIF-Helexpo has been systematically investing in over the last few years, through networking in the international exhibition industry”.