ARTION is registered in the National Tourism Organisation (N.T.O.) and holds a license to operate its business as required by the legislation for Professional Congress Organisers. NTO Secial Registration Number: ΜΗΤΕ.09.33.Ε.61.00.0001.01


ARTION is registered in the Directory of the Professional Chamber of Thessaloniki, as required by the legislation.

Recognizing and believing in the value of synergies and cross-support between the professionals in the Events and the wider Tourism Industry ARTION participates as full and active Member in National and International Professional Associations.

ARTION follows all important congress sector Exhibitions & Events in Europe such as:
– Exhibition for the Incentive Business Travel and Meetings (EIBTM)
– International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)
– International Congress and Convention Association Mediterranean Chapter Meetings
– Regional & European Business Events

ARTION receives & benefits from daily communication & newsletters on congress activity in Europe
– M&I Industry newsletter & magazine
– Conventions centers bulletin
– Travel & Meeting magazines & newsletter
– Boardroom


International Congress and Convention Association

Participating in Educational Seminars, Congresses and Business Meetings ARTION participates actively in ICCA:

  • in 2012 ARTION presented one of the four best tourism marketing campaigns worldwide in the context of the ICCA Best Marketing Award
  • ARTION bidded successfully the ICCA Joint 4 – Chapter Summit in Thessaloniki for 2013
  • Valentini Amarantidou, ARTION Partner and Director of Development participates in the Management of ICCA Mediterranean Chapter serving as Chair

World Professional Congress Organizers Alliance
ARTION represents the Professional Congress Organisers in Greece as exclusive Member and supports the operation and communication of the Alliance


European Federation of the Associations of Professional Congress Οrganizers
ARTION supports the European Federation of Professional Congress Organisers


Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises
Following an extrovert strategy ARTION actively contributes to the international promotion of the Association


Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies
Active Member of the Association ARTION supports its actions and initiatives for many years now whilts Despina Amarantidou, ARTION Partner and General Manager participates in the Executive Board of the Association

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau
Founding Member of the Bureau ARTION supports essentially towards the direction of highlighting and enhancing the strategic role of Thessaloniki as Congress Destination with Despina Amarantidou, ARTION Partner and General Manager serving as President
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Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
ARTION supports and participates actively in the actions and initiatives of the Bureau


Greek International Business Association
Adopting a strongly extrovert activity ARTION participates actively in the initiatives of the Association developing common actions

Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organisers
ARTION participates and supports the actions and communications of the Association with Despina Amarantidou, ARTION Partnets and General Manager serving the Executive Board for many years holding an active role in communication and education activities