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Frequently Asked Questions
What type of exhibition is Posidonia?

Posidonia is an International Shipping Exhibition, with participating companies from all sectors of the shipping industry.
 

Where and when is it being held?

The Posidonia 2020 Exhibition is being held from 1-5 June 2020 at the Metropolitan Expo, which is located in the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” complex. The exact address is:
 

Athens Metropolitan Expo SA
Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”
P.O.Box 80072 -190 19 Spata - GREECE

When is the exhibition open?

Posidonia 2020 is open from 1-5 June 2020 for trade visitors. 

Opening Hours

Date  Time 
Monday 1 June 19:00 to 21:00
Tuesday 2 June  10:30 to 19:00
Wednesday 3 June  10:30 to 19:00
Thursday 4 June  10:30 to 19:00
Friday 5 June  10:30 to 17:00

Are there any other concurrent events during the Posidonia period?
Event  Date
Posidonia Cup Friday 29 May 2020
Posidonia Squash Tournament  Saturday 30 May 2020
 Posidonia Running Event Sunday 31 May 2020
Posidonia Shipsoccer Tournament  Sunday 31 May 2020
Posidonia Golf Tournament Sunday 31 May 2020


Various Conferences, Seminars and Press Conferences: for more information click here.

How can I attend the Seminars/Press conferences?

The organisers of each Conference/Seminar/Press Conference are responsible for invitations to their event; therefore please contact directly the organiser(s) of the event(s) that you want to attend. Contact information is available here.

Please note that in order to gain access to the Seminar rooms you must have registered as a Posidonia visitor to be able to enter the exhibition venue. This must be done in addition to your Conference/Seminar registration. Registration form is available here.

Is there an entry fee? How will I get my badge?

The entrance is free of charge but all visitors must register online and have the appropriate visitor’s ticket with them. Visitor Registration is open in early 2020. To prepare your visitor’s badge, please click here. 

You will be given a plastic badge holder onsite. It is a condition of entry that you wear your badge where it can be easily seen at all times whilst on the exhibition floor.

Are children permitted to visit the exhibition?

Children under 16 years old are NOT admitted unless accompanied by a parent or responsible adult and must remain with their guardian during their visit in the exhibition.

Lost property?

Lost property should be reported to the venue security guards. Likewise, should you find any lost property please deliver to the security guards located within the exhibition halls or at the Organisers’ office – Registration Area (Entrance 1 area).

Is there a shuttle bus service?

Shuttle bus service to the exhibition centre is provided by the Organisers. The programme will be available closer to the exhibition dates online and on the Posidonia Mobile Application, available for free download on Google Play and App store.

Is parking available and what is the cost?

A parking area covering 100,000 sqm is available and parking is free of charge.

Who can participate in the Posidonia Cup?

Members of the International Maritime Community, who are in Greece for Posidonia and participants of the Posidonia Exhibition, are eligible to enter the event. The Organising Committee will be the sole judge of the eligibility of the entrants. The organisers may arrange for a spectator boat to enable invited guests and journalists to watch the race. This will be announced closer to the date of the race and attendance will be by invitation only.

For more information on the Posidonia Cup please visit the event’s page here.

Can I attend or participate in the Shipsoccer tournament?

Members of the International Maritime Community, who are in Greece for Posidonia and participants of the Posidonia Exhibition, are eligible to enter the event. The Organising Committee will be the sole judge of the eligibility of the entrants. Spectators are allowed into the Stadium to watch the Shipsoccer Tournament. The entry is free of charge. Spectators are kindly asked to pay attention to the signage outside the Stadium, so that they enter through the correct gate and are guided to the area reserved for spectators of the Shipsoccer Tournament. Spectators are not allowed to enter the playing field or the teams’ changing rooms.

For more information on the Posidonia Shipsoccer Tournament please visit the event’s page here.

Can I participate in the Posidonia Running Event?

Members of the International Maritime Community, who are in Greece for Posidonia and participants of the Posidonia Exhibition, are eligible to enter the event. Also the Posidonia Running Event is open to the public.

For the route, entry fee and more information on the Posidonia Running Event please visit the event’s page here.

Who can participate in the Posidonia Golf Tournament?

Members of the International Maritime Community, who are in Greece for Posidonia and participants of the Posidonia Exhibition, are eligible to enter the event. The Organising Committee will be the sole judge of the eligibility of the entrants.

For more information on the Posidonia Golf Tournament please visit the event’s page here.

Who can participate in the Posidonia Squash Tournament?

Registration for the Posidonia Squash Tournament is open to members of the international maritime community and Posidonia participants. The Posidonia Squash Tournament is a team event.

The Organising Committee will be the sole judge of the eligibility of the entrants.

For more information on the Posidonia Golf Tournament please visit the event’s page here.

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