The event provides a perfect opportunity for businesses from Greece interested in finding potential partners abroad, new customers/suppliers and new technology, as well as for companies from abroad interested in the Greek market and business and investment opportunities in Greece.The international brokerage event ‘MariMatch 2018’ will take place 6-7 June 2018 as part of the International Exhibition ‘Posidonia 2018’ jointly organised by the National Documentation Centre (EKT), co-ordinator of Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas and the Athens Chamber of Small & Medium Industries, MIRTEC S.A. and supported by ‘Maritime Industries & Services’, Enterprise Europe Network. The event is for all organisations in the Shipbuilding Industry, Engineering Equipment and Marine Technology.
For more than 40 years, the International Exhibition Posidonia has been the biggest exhibition in the shipping sector. In 2016, there were more than 1,843 exhibitors, who attracted more than 19,420 buyers from 93 countries. The ‘Business Meetings’ event brought together 120 participants from 16 countries with 350 meetings being held.
The event provides a perfect opportunity for businesses from Greece interested in finding potential partners abroad, new customers/suppliers and new technology, as well as for companies from abroad interested in the Greek market and business and investment opportunities in Greece. Particularly targeted are companies, clusters and research bodies active in the maritime sector and seeking partners on a business, technological and research level in the following areas:
- Shipbuilding & Shipyard Industry
- Green shipping
- Electronics, communication & navigation
- Mechanical and Auxiliary systems
- Transport logistics / Ports
- Maritime services
- Maritime safety & special equipment
- Maritime Security
- Marine Research, Development & Innovation
- Marine bio-economy
Participants should complete the online application form and submit their profile by 1st June 2018. Requests for meetings should be made between 1st May -1st June. Profiles will be published in an online list and will form the basis for the organisation of meetings with potential partners. Each participant will receive a personal meeting schedule prior to the event.
The venue for MariMatch-Posidonia 2018, International Exhibition Posidonia 2016, is the Metropolitan Expo Exhibition Centre next to the ‘El. Venizelou’ Airport,(http://posidonia-events.com/pages/access-to-metropolitan-expo/), Stand 2.257 / HALL 2 ( http://posidonia-events.com/pages/site-plan/ ).
For further information, contact the National Documentation Centre (Dr. Christina Pascual, tel: 210 7273920, email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Note that EKT, as co-ordinator for Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas, the largest Greek business support network, supports innovative and outward-oriented Greek businesses in gaining access to new markets and funding. It provides customised services for innovation management and scaling up businesses. It gives information on European policies and enables SMEs to participate in consultations on future initiatives. The Greek network mediates approximately 100 transnational partnerships per year.