Thursday, April 26, 2007
Arrival in New York and/or Philadelphia, PA.
6:00-8:00 PM Welcoming reception Mini tasting expo sponsored by the US Greece Business Advisory Council and K&B Analysis. Professional one to one meetings, Networking between Greek and American Importers, Distributors & professionals.
**** Friday, April 27, 2007
Business-to-Business meetings. Norris, McClaughlin & Markus, PA Meeting – Reception Jersey City Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Thessaloniki Mayor and business from Greece taking part at Hermes Scheduled meetings and networking with local businesses. One to one business meetings based on profile.
3:00 – 5:00 PM Talks between Philadelphia Port Authority and Thessaloniki Port Authority
5:00 – 7:00 Reception – Taste the best from Greece at Estia Grand Ballroom1407 Locust St sponsored by K&B & Press Club & by City of Philadelphia, Diplomatic Corps & Hermes Expo.
Transfer to Atlantic City. Arrival to Trump Marina, Sheraton or other choice hotel. Choice of accommodations.
Reception in honor of Exhibitors by Invitation only, Sponsored by Unifruti of America
Saturday, April 28, 2007 First day of exhibition
7 – 10:00 AM Booth preparations and set up by the Sponsors/ Exhibitors
9:30 AM – 2007 Hermes Expo Educational & Networking Symposium:
12:45 PM “Globalization of the Financial Markets”.
*Main speaker: Dr. George Tsetsekos, Dean of LeBow Business school of Drexel University
*Subject: “The Need to Internationalize Education”.
*Subject: “Real Estate in Greece, Southeastern Europe and in the USA”
*Subject: “The Mediterranean Diet and the Quality of Life” Honored Region: Region of Crete
*Subject: Cultural interexchange
Registration for Sponsors, Exhibitors, Dignitaries, Speakers, Special Guests and participants at the 2007 Symposium. Business to Business meetings.
1:00 PM Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony
Sponsored by: CVM Design & Build, TGS Petroleum, Norris, MacClaughlin & Markus, StateLine Group, Municipality of Thessaloniki. Exhibitors and dignitaries will gather at the entrance of the Expo on the 2nd floor Grand Cayman Ballroom. Special guests from US and Greece, appearance and greetings.
12 – 6:00 PM Grand Cayman Ballroom Exhibit 2nd floor, 45,000 sq.ft. Trade show and exhibition open for business to all visitors, buyers, dignitaries and guests. You may sample and taste products, get informed and educated on services and establish a network of contacts. Meet exhibitors and their booth or arrange for private meetings at one of the four available suites.
2:00-3:30 PM Fashion Show & Luncheon to benefit the Robnald McDonaldHouse B to B meetings Hatteras I & II
3:30-4:30 Reception meet and greet our Reps in US Congress Sponsored by HANC & SAE
4:30 – 6:00 PM Hermes Executive Board meeting Hatteras I Regional Meeting Pan-Gregorians Hatteras II
6 PM-12 PM The 16th Annual Hermes Expo Award Dinner and Award Presentation. This yearʼs award recipients are: The PanGregorian Board (s) NJ, MetroNY, CT, UNY, Balto, Fl, Ill. (Business), PAIDEIA Hellenic Studies UCONN., (Education), Hon. Olympia Snowe, US Senate (Invited), Youth members of our Community, (Community), Victor Mitropoulos, Publisher “Apopsi” (Media), John Catsimatidis, (Business) invited
Sunday, April 29, 2007 Second day of exhibition 10-11:45 AM Hermes Expo Networking Brunch (sponsored by INFOTE) Byscaynne Ballroom. Panel discussion.
12 – 5:00 PM Second day of the Hermes Expo Grand Cayman Ballroom Exhibition, 3rd floor. Trade show and exhibition of 120 Booth Exhibits open for business to all visitors, buyers, dignitaries and guests.
2:00 – 4:00 Pm Region of Crete Cultural presentation and Music Regatta Ballroom
3:00-5:00 PM Scheduled meetings B to B Hatteras I & II
Individually scheduled meetings between exhibitors and visitors, buyers and guests.
Pan Gregorian Enterprises, INC. (NJ, NY, Upper NY, Metro NY, FL, MD)
Monday, April 30, 2007
Visiting Baltimore, Washington Scheduled business meetings. Special program by Government Officials of MD
Delegation will visit City of PANAMA sponsored by- “The US-Greece Business Advisory Council” TGS Petroleum, Inc., CVM Design & Build *Municipality of Thessaloniki, HELEXPO, INFOTE, Unifruti, Jbeili jewelers, Port Authority of Thessaloniki, Norris, McClaughlin & Markus, PA, SAE of America, Hellenic American National Council, AHI.