Public Opening Hours
Friday 9 May:  19:30-22:00hrs
Saturday 10 May: 11:00-21:00 hrs
Sunday 11 May: 11:00-21:00 hrs

Friday 9th May 2014


18:00 hrs  

Official Opening Ceremony (Elia VIP Room)
Exhibition will be opened by
H.E. The Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism: Mr Yiorgos Lakkotrypis
Speeches by Cyprus Business Leaders
Speech by Mr Mehran Eftekhar, Director, World Trade Center Cyprus

Ceremony’s Musical Director - Aristos Moschovakis

Saturday 10th May 2014

12:00 - 13:00 hrs  “Made in Cyprus” Host Country Panel Briefing
   (Elia VIP Room)

A panel of overseas visitors representing countries from China to Europe to North Africa, Middle East and the Gulf Region to brief the participants on potential business opportunities in their respective countries highlighting the current and future economic outlook.  The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions and better understand the potential of exhibiting their products overseas.

Moderator:   Mr Mufid Sukkar, Director, World Trade Center Cyprus


Mr. Scott Wang:  Vice President, Asia Pacific - WTCA Representing 36 World Trade Centers of Asia Pacific
Mr. Ahmed Tibaoui: General Manager & CEO, WTC Algeria Representing Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco & Libya
Mr. Abdallah Barragh: CEO World Trade Center Qatar
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Mutrif: CEO World Trade Center Saudi Representing Al-Khobar, Riyadh & Jeddah
Mrs Dona Salem: Events Manager, Representing WTC Beirut
Mr Samir Sukkar:  CEO Trust Amman - Representing WTC Dead Sea, Jordan
Mrs Aliki Iordanou:  Head of Promotion of Agricultural Products Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism
European Representative: To Be Advised


14:00 - 19:00 hrs One-to-One 15-minute meetings between World Trade Centers Overseas Representatives and Exhibitors (Elia VIP Lounge)

15:00 - 16:00 hrs  Effective Export Promotion (Elia VIP Room)
Presented by:  Mr. Christos Michaelides, Managing Director, Cypronetwork Group

16:30 - 17:30 hrs  Quality System and Exports (Elia VIP Room)
Presented by:  Mr. Demos Demosthenous, Managing Director, TUV Cyprus

16:00 – 20:00 hrs  Interactive Workshops
Demonstration of handmade artisans & special occasion cards

Sunday 11th May 2014

15:00 - 19:00 hrs  Gastronomic “Little Plates” (Pentadaktylos Room) from Roddy Damalis
Innovative gastronomic ways for the preparation of dishes using Exhibitors products

15:00 - 19:00 hrs  Wine Tasting (Pentadaktylos Room)
Tasting of SODAP wines to compliment the Gastronomic “Little Plates” of Roddy

16:00 – 20:00 hrs  Interactive Workshops
Demonstration of handmade artisans & special occasion cards