The 79th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) will take place at the city’s HELEXPO center September 6-14, with “The Game Goes On!” as its central slogan.
This prestigious commercial event, established in the economic areas of the Balkans, the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, is starting a new chapter in its history, enriched with new thematic areas and numerous activities.
This year’s TIF includes new thematic events and numerous activities, taking place with the participation of chambers and productive agencies from across Greece. The Fair will host an exhibition by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), as well as the Chocolate Factory & Museum, a theme park that will remain in operation for six whole months.
The 79th TIF will include, for the first time, a special thematic event about Orthodoxy, hosting the museum of the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki. The food and beverages sector through FARMA and the Exhibition of Greek Food and Beverages entitled “Flavors of Greece” will once again have a strong presence in this year’s events. The “Gastronomy Corner” will present the Greek cuisine, combining traditional Greek flavors with modern cuisine. There will be a major event dedicated to Cretan tradition, nutrition and culture.
Special events also include “AUTO-MOTION” and “ENERGIA,” as well as “My Life in the City,” a 3,000 squares metres area where visitors will be able to meet Thessaloniki enterprises and professionals.
The participation of Google Developer Group (GDG) Thessaloniki will give visitors the chance to meet Google programmers and the applications/tools they use.