This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau Newsletter April 2023

Here comes your latest update from Athens on everything MICE! 
Packed with spring flair, exciting upcoming events and major inspiration, read on and see what’s new in the Greek capital.

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The 9th Travel Trade Athens by the City of Athens is just around the corner, returning on April 24-25 2023. Greek travel and meeting professionals can still register for TTA’s exclusive “This is Athens Agora” workshop until April 21. Sign up today!

The Athens City Festival returns to the Greek capital in May, with over 200 activities and events for Athenians and visitors of all ages. Set to take place for a second consecutive year during May 1-31, the festival will feature events focusing on culture, entertainment, gastronomy and sports. See more

What We Are Up to

This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau has been honored with the Aviation Media Award 2022 at the Aviation Event 2023 that took place in Cluj, Romania on March 24. See more

The Athens Development & Destination Management Agency, through This is Athens-CVB, participated in the 12th Annual Meeting of HAPCO & DES titled “Meetings in Greece - THE GAME CHANGER.” See more

Our team promoted Athens at three of the world’s most exclusive B2B events for meeting and incentive travel: the SMU International in New York, USA, the MIPIM World in Cannes, France and the Pure Meetings & Events in Paris, France. See more

We showcased Athens as a leading travel destination at the first post-Covid ITB Berlin 2023. See more

Talk of the Town

Athens is among the top 5 most desired non-US travel destinations for Americans in 2023, according to a recent survey conducted by Go City. See more

The city’s trademark annual spring sport event, the 11th Athens Half Marathon 2023, filled the streets with excitement. See more

The 2023 Artistic Programme of the Athens-Epidaurus Festival has been revealed - events begin in June. See more

The Greek National Opera pays tribute to Maria Callas as part of the 2023 UNESCO Maria Callas Anniversary. See more

MICE Athens

The World Clinical Laser Institute Europe Forum 2023 is coming to Athens from May 12-13. See more

Athens is hosting the 15th Annual Meeting on Robotic Gynaecological Surgery 2023 in June 2023. See more

Athens will welcome the 13th International Symposium on Digital Earth 2023 in July 2023. See more

The 18th International Conference on International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology is taking place in Athens in August 2023 in a hybrid form. See more

The Athens metro system is one of the city’s biggest public art galleries. The underground metro stations are a vibrant, everyday showcase of the city’s artistic impulses both ancient and modern. Half of the 61 stations on the three-line network display works of art - everything from ancient sarcophagi to contemporary sculpture. See more at This is Athens in the article “Canvassing Athens: Art on the Underground and Overground.”

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