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VERDE.TEC: LGO “Best Practices” Awards for Environmental Technologies

The 2nd “Verde.tec” international exhibition under the auspices of the Ministry for the Environment & Energy, KEDKE and the Technical Chamber of Greece


Mayors, deputy mayors, members of municipal councils, officials of Local and Regional Governments will be visiting the 2nd “Verde.tec” international exhibition and participating in the “Verde.Tec Forum” conference programme which is to take place between 2 and 4 March 2018 at the Paiania ΜΕC exhibition centre.


The new event, which bears the mark of the prestige of “Technoekdotiki / T-Press”, will also host a special day during which the Minister for the Environment, Mr. Sokratis Famellos, and the Chairman of the Central Association of Greek Municipalities, Mr. Yorgos Patoulis, will hand out the awards for best practices used by LGOs to implement Environmental Technologies and to adapt to circular economy. During the three-day “conference marathon”, the Chairman of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Mr. Antonis Mavropoulos, is expected to announce a range of new data concerning developments in solid waste in our country, in Europe and even wider.

In the same context, the lecturer of the Chemical Engineering School of the Metsovion National Technical University (NTUA), Ms. Maria Loizidou, is expected to proceed to significant announcements on NTUA research programs and work concerning fighting all types of pollution. In addition to offering its auspices, the Technical Chamber of Greece will also participate through its Chairman, Mr. Yorgos Stasinos, in opening ceremonies and award events for best practices which are to be organized in cooperation with the Ministry for the Environment and the Central Association of Greek Municipalities. The Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association (HSWMA), the Hellenic Recycling Agency

(EOAN), the Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies (HELAPCO), and Ecocity have also stated
their intention to participate and organize events during the 2nd “Verde.Tec Forum”.
For the first time, news and developments of the conference programme will be covered through continuous
postings on social media, the “Verde.Tec” international exhibition website and the leading “Ecotec”

Until now exhibitors registered include companies with operations in the following sectors:
• Environmental restoration – State-of-the-art technologies & Energy savings.
• Renewable energy sources.
• Building construction and repairs.
• Product and material recycling.
• “Green” Industry, machinery, tools & equipment.
• Logistics Management Services & Technologies.
• Motorised vehicles & machinery.
The event is supported by Grand Sponsors “AKTOR” and “HELECTOR”, as well as “Aleo” and “ΑΧΑ
Solar Energy” which participate in the exhibition and conference sponsorship programme.
The 2nd “Verde.Tec” international exhibition is targeted to:
• Mayors, deputy mayors, members of municipal councils, Development Consultants of Regional Mu
nicipality Associations, Officials of Regional and Local Government Development.
• Executives, engineers and technicians of industry, small industry, large commercial businesses, con
struction companies, hotels, Transport, Logistics.
• Heads of technical departments of public Organisations and Businesses.
• Architects.
• Contractors.
• RES investors.
• Planners.
• Representatives and traders from around Greece.
• Foreign company agents.
• Individuals interested in photovoltaic installations, biological clean-ups and water quality systems
or energy saving systems for use in own properties.

The exhibition shall be publicized widely, both in-country and abroad, with adverts
in print and electronic mass media, TV and radio commercials all around the
country and distribution of advertising leaflets, invitations, posters, etc.