Media Kit 2018

Posidonia 2018, the International Shipping Exhibition, June 4–8, 2018, Metropolitan Expo, Athens, Greece

Direct Access to the Multi-billion Market!

Posidonia, the international shipping exhibition, has long been established as one of the major calendar events of the maritime industry and attracts the most influential shipowners and major shipping companies and shipowner associations every two years. Posidonia is certified by the U.S. Department of Commerce and has again received the U.S. Trade Fair Certification for 2018, confirming the event as a prominent business platform for U.S. companies. The Maritime Executive is the official Posidonia 2018 sales representative for the U.S. and Canada.

Posidonia 2018

Posidonia 2018 provides direct access to Greek shipowners, the largest under the control of any single group of nationals:

  • Greek shipowners have 365 ships totaling 33 million dwt on order, including a variety of vessels: VLCC's etc
  • The Greek newbuilding orderbook has an approximate value of $22 Billion - which is almost 10% of all ships on order worldwide.
  • Greek owners constantly invest in new technologies to upgrade their fleet and to comply with international regulations.

Your Opportunity

Be ready to do business with Greek owners keen to evaluate new technologies, source equipment and to develop partnerships for their demanding fleet expansion and renewal programs.

Posidonia 2016 records

  • 1,825 exhibiting companies from 90 countries and territories
  • 22,366 visitors from 101 countries and territories
  • 19 national pavilions
  • 33,500 industry professional total participation
  • 21.3% shipping company visitors
  • 8% ship management visitors

The U.S. Pavilion

Posidonia 2018 will host a U.S. pavilion prominently located in one of the exhibition’s busiest halls. Turnkey solutions and tailor made participation options available for U.S. companies. The U.S. pavilion is organized with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens and provides exhibitors additional networking opportunities. To book your space, contact The Maritime Executive.

2018 Exhibition Rates and Services Provided

Exhibition Space (space only)
Premium A €445 per sqm
Premium B €400 per sqm
Standard €310 per sqm

Space rental price includes the following free benefits:

  • No fees for exhibitor registration, exhibition entrance or for sub-exhibitors
  • Free entry in the exhibition catalogue, the Posidonia website and the Posidonia Mobile Application
  • Free visitor invitations available to exhibitors for mailing to clients and contacts
  • Press office support for press distribution of exhibitors’ news and updates
  • Full exhibitor support during build-up period and Posidonia week provided by the organizers
  • Invitation to U.S. Embassy reception and other receptions
  • Business center services
  • Parking

Sponsorship and Advertising Options

A comprehensive list of sponsorship and advertising options is available at Posidonia 2018, which will assist you in raising your company profile and enhancing awareness of your products and services.

Enjoy a selection of exposure opportunities, which will increase visibility of your company name, brand(s), products and services and enable you to effectively address the global maritime sector:

Posidonia Cup Yacht Race • Posidonia Running Event • Posidonia Shipsoccer Tournament • Website Banner Advertising • Official Catalogue Advertising • Wall Space Advertising • Exhibitors’ e-bulletins Logo in the Exhibitor’s Catalogue • Exhibition Hall Floor Stickers • IPDC Bags • Shuttle Bus Service

Posidonia 2018

4-8 June 2018

Metropolitan Expo, Athens, Greece