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Hermes Expo Connects Greek Businesses

resizeMaloneyKotrotsiosD America is another name for opportunity,” said Ralph Waldo Emerson. The 22nd Hermes Expo International is one’s gateway to opportunity. Hermes Expo will begin its networking mission by hosting its Kick-Off event on April 11, at the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN/ Press Office on 305 East 47th Street, 2nd Floor in Midtown Manhattan, with the Grand Opening, Exposition, and Dinner Gala to take place at Atlantic City’s Resort and Casino, the Taj Mahal on April 13.

“Today, our economic crisis will unite us spiritually,” explained Paul Kotrotsios, founder of Hermes Expo International and the Hellenic News Newspaper of America. “Persons will present opportunities for advancement. We unite Hellenes and Phil-Hellenes in words and projects. Hermes will present business sectors from Greece. They are the backbone of the 22nd Annual Hermes Expo.”

The 22nd Hermes Expo International is a unique networking and business development trade show and exhibition. It is specifically tailored to businesses that seek to reach the American and Greek Americans in North America, US Companies that are doing business in Greece and the Greek Americans and other ethnic markets within the US. The exhibition, held over the years in New York, Chicago and Atlantic City, attracts businesses and entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries. The have a common goal: expand their business reach into the highly desirable Greek and Greek American markets. The 22nd Hermes Expo International is the largest event in the Greek American business world. The Exhibition attracts the attention and interest of Governmental agencies.

In addition, it has created an exceptional record in:

–Promoting trade relations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

–Exploring investment and business opportunities internationally of all kinds, (i.e. the Athens 2004 Games, Deregulation of Essential Services being considered currently by both the US and Greece, and transmitting the latest information on the Euro and the likelihood of sound investment options for our clients.)

–Assisting local and international businesses in penetrating the American Ethnic market, primarily through the Greek American business community of 2.5 million people at the very least.

Balkans, Canada and the United States. They are the backbone of the 22nd Annual Hermes Expo.”

–Serving as a business event milestone for businesses seeking an expanded market to distribute their products or services.

–Introducing business people to an advanced network through business seminars and investment symposiums.

It also has accomplished:

–To emerge as a roster of targets and goals set forth by the Exposition as its motivational Force;

–To contribute to a healthy economic relationship between Greece, Cyprus, US. Canada and Eastern Europe through creating expanded trade and investment opportunities;

–To facilitate Greek American market penetration to companies interested predominantly in expanding their national, regional or local markets reach;

–To create a business network capable of addressing the needs of all businesses seeking trade and/or investment opportunities between the broader economic markets of the European Union and North America.

–To unite our fellow young Hellenes by establishing the Hermes Young Professionals Initiative.

How can the 22nd Hermes Expo International help your business grow? Here are the answers: you will have the opportunity to showcase your products and services to an audience of thousands of qualified business people in the span of two days! Register for a booth now. Take advantage of our year-round networking events, and seminars structured with our business participants’ needs in mind.

Join in on the marketing opportunities that Hermes Expo International makes available to registered exhibitors only. They include: discounted advertising rates in the Hellenic News of America (a bilingual publication), prime advertising space in Hermes Expo Directory and promotional literature, participation in Hermes Expo direct mail, internet promotion campaigns and affordable print, TV and radio advertising.

Kotrotsios is the catalyst for opening trade relations between Thessaloniki and Philadelphia, Jersey City, and possibly Baltimore, Maryland. Hermes Expo International is a leading American Trade Show & Networking Company where businesses and organizations showcase their products and services. Hermes Expo performs this service with events such as exhibitions, trade shows, conferences and seminars. Since 1992 Hermes Expo International has been offering companies and organizations the opportunity for investment, brand exposure, networking, trade & exchange.

“Come, explore, discover, connect!” said Kotrotsios. “Five companies are coming from Greece with ceramics, solar energy systems, cosmetics, olive oil and olive products. The Chamber of Commerce of Southern Albania (Northern Epirus) is participating. Sponsors include: The Aris Institute providing thought leaders addressing global geopolitical issues in business, science, technology, education, art, environment, economics, government and health; Sigmapharm Laboratories, a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, that is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of unique generic and branded products; CAM2 TGS Epsilon Petroleum products company, Christakis Design and Construction, providing “turn-key” integrated services, from initial Site Assessment and Feasibility studies, to Conceptual, Schematic, final Design and the Pan Gregorian Enterprises, Inc., (PGE) Food Service Cooperative of independent operators from New Jersey, Metro New York & Long Island, Upper New York and Connecticut.”

The Hermes Expo networking events promote commerce, communications and culture which serve as assets to strategic partners and provide a forum as a link to the Ethnic business and professional communities in USA, in Southeastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean. The Greek American community plays a major role in the success of the events that contribute to advancing, promoting and facilitating the success of businesses, offering endless networking opportunities and cultural exchange.

“The 22nd Hermes International Expo gives emphasis in B to B meetings (business to business meetings),” explained Kotrotsios. “Education, Youth and international seminars will be held. Topics discussed will include “The Euro Crisis: how does it affect tourism, investment and trade on both sides of the Atlantic”.

Signing up for the next Hermes Expo International is as easy as 1-2-3!

Contact Hermes Expo International, Tel: 001 610 4461463, Fax: 001 610 4463189, email:”



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