PRESS RELEASE - Athens - March 10, 2003


After last year's success, the "2nd INTERNATIONAL YACHTING SYMPOSIUM 2003" will take place on the island of POROS located near Athens, Greece, beginning the 11-15th of May 2003. The organizing committee has chosen the beautiful island of POROS to offer more value-added via business and pleasure activities during the Symposium. POROS is a charming island with a natural harbor inclusive of yachting infrastructure located forty-five minutes by sea from Piraeus. This year's event will present a cross-section of de luxe, crewed-chartered, Mega Yachts available on the Greek market and the Symposium will facilitate a platform for new dialogues regarding industry-specific issues such as legislation, insurance, infrastructure and fine Greek Cuisine & Wine within the setting of POROS.

The "2nd INTERNATIONAL YACHTING SYMPOSIUM 2003" is organized by the Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association (HYBA) and the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA) and co-ordinated by iForce Communications S.A. This year's event is also under the Aegis of the Municipality of the Island of POROS and estimated participation is over hundred (100) international brokers from countries such as France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, U.K. and the USA.

Last year's event, the 1st International Yachting Symposium 2002, was hosted at Marina Flisvos in Athens. Sponsors included The Greek National Tourism Organization (G.N.T.O.) and Hellenic Tourist Properties (E.T.A.) and Media Sponsor, Boat International.


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For further information, please contact :

  • Ms. Mary Michalopoulou (iForce Communications S.A., Event Coordinators.)
  • Telephone : +30.210.339.2501
  • Fax : +30.210.339.2318