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Leadership | Economics | Synergies
30 May - 1 June 2018 | Athens, Greece
Kyriakos Pozrikidis2
Nationality : Greece

Dr. Kyriakos Pozrikidis

Managing Director, Thessaloniki International Fair-Helexpo
  • Member Advisory Board
  • Moderator S/8: Culture – Sustainable Tourism: “The Internet of things in Tourism & Cultural industries”

 

Dr. Kyriakos Pozrikidis he is a graduate of the School of Economics of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a post-graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Macedonia.

He has also authored a historical album titled ‘Magical Pictures’ on the history of Thessaloniki International Fair since its founding, the books “Fair Stories” and “How to participate at International Fairs”, one comic “Dethistas” and one educational game “CITY GAME – Thessaloniki”.

Dr. Pozrikidis has also participated in dozens of studies. He has served as a member of the Board (1995 – 1998) and as President (1998 – 2000) of the European Tourism Trade Fairs Association. He is a member of the Board (2012 – today) of the International Fair Union (Union des Foires Internationals.

He is the President of the Central European Fairs Alliance – CEFA and certified member of the International Association of Professional Exhibition Organisers (IAEM).

He currently serves as Managing Director of TIF-HELEXPO, the Hellenic exhibition agency.

Abstract

Trade Fairs, City and Tourism Development

- The concept of the “Honored Country” at the International Fair of Thessaloniki (TIF), the Case Study of China at the 82nd TIF
- Significance of trade fairs on the tourism of the host area
- A “concept’s” role in opening new tourist markets