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It is the most eagerly anticipated event in the maritime calendar, a must-attend forum for the global shipping community. Carrying almost symbolic connotations for Greece’s most prolific of industry sectors it combines business, networking and recreation all in one package.

The ultimate biennial shipping trade event is once again on our doorstep, albeit a different one; for the first time in its 43 year-long history, its thousands of exhibitors and visitors will go through the gates of the Metropolitan Expo Centre, the state-of-the-art exhibition venue near Athens’ Eleftherios Venizelos InMaternational Airport. Spanning 46,000 square meters, the venue will further improve the image and appeal of Posidonia as the shipping industry’s finest forum and be able to comfortably accommodate exhibitors and the anticipated 17,000 visitors from nearly 90 countries who will come to Greece specifically for the exhibition. This is the fourth venue to host the exhibition following Zappeion, which hosted the first four editions in the 60s and 70s, the Passenger Terminal of OLP in Piraeus which hosted Posidonia from 1976 until 2004, before it moved to the Hellenicon Exhibition Centre at Athens’ old international airport site. (more…)