CONVIN November update

A rapidly evolving industry
The organization of another important international conference and the announcement of the initiative Greek Meetings Alliance mark a successful continuation as we gradually move towards 2023.

The Greek Meetings Alliance
Mrs. Tonia Alexandrou, President & Managing Director of CONVIN SA & General Secretary of HAPCO, actively participated in the initiative Greek Meetings Alliance that was launched two years ago to support and promote the country’s conference, meetings, and events industry.

The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed October 25th, in Athens, by the organizations - members of the Greek Meetings Alliance, the Conference and Visitors Office of the Municipality of Athens – ACVB, the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers – HAPCO and Thessaloniki Convention Bureau.

The event held at the Athens Concert Hall was attended by the Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis, Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki and Deputy Governor οf Tourism, Region of Central Macedonia Alexandros Thanos.

The event included a panel discussion on the future of MICE tourism between IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom, ICCA CEO Senthil Gopinath and GTP CEO Maria Theofanopoulou.

ISEE 2022
In a period when health has become a primary value for the functionality of society and concern for the environment and sustainability are among the most important issues for our future, the discussion and study of the relationship between the environment and our health is essential.

The 34th Annual Conference of the International Scientific Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE 2022) was held in Athens from 18 to 21 September, it was organized by CONVIN, and it was more relevant than ever as it highlighted recent research findings, policies that respond to contemporary challenges and opened new horizons in epidemiological research in the field of environmental health.

ISEE 2022, the proceedings of which were hosted in the contemporary venue of the Megaron Athens International Conference Center, was held in a hybrid format, leveraging the experience of the two previous conferences that were organized completely online. A total of 1100 delegates participated in person while approximately 500 delegates participated through the conference's online platform.

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