The U.S. as Honored Country at the 2018 Thessaloniki International Fair

Event Summary

The United States will be the honored country at the 2018 Thessaloniki International Fair September 8-16, with the theme of “Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity.”  In parallel, the U.S. Embassy in Athens will sponsor a variety of cultural programs in Greece throughout the year.  On February 9, Minister Pappas and Deputy Assistant Secretary Cohen will conclude a joint 5-day, 5-city trip promoting participation in the fair by U.S. businesses and institutions.  They will share their thoughts on the unique opportunity that this signature event presents to further the U.S.-Greece bilateral relationship.


Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media

Jonathan Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European & Eurasian Affairs, United States Department of State

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February 9th, 2018


8:30 AM
9:00 - 10:30 AM


Capital Hilton
16th & K St. NW
Washington DC 20036