A virtual experience platform that will give the audience an experience they are waiting for will be presented by Virtual Hermes Expo from September 28th to October 1st, 2020  10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Hermes Expo 2020 is presenting their business exhibitors, webinars, and conferences in this online trade show. Hermes Expo 2020 is a virtual trade show that is a compelling alternative to in-person shows with exceptional value reaching a wider audience.

Mr. Paul Kotrotsios greeting Carol Brooks, Business Manager City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce

Hermes Trade Route attendees will be able to visit virtual booths of the exhibitors’ companies. Chatting virtual interaction will enable Virtual Hermes Expo participants to become familiar with each exhibitor’s platform. The supporting sponsors/exhibitors of this leading boutique B2B expo and networking platform include: CALAMOS INVESTMENTS; Celestyal Cruises; GREEN CROWN energy advisors; Balford Farms; GARC RESTAURANT COOPERATIVE; JULES AND MELINA RECORDINGS; Sentry Equipment; E Electro F Freeze; Sirob IMPORTS, INC.; Simplo; QUALITY PHILLY STEAKS; Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago; PLYMOUTH BEEF CO. QUALITY; PURELY GREECE IMPORTS; OINOS – WINES OF GREECE; NEW YORK LIFE; PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION; BALTIMORE-PIRAEUS SISTER CITY COMMITTEE; Atlantic Barter- Build barter into your business plan; Aineias MODERN SENIOR LIVING; General Mills Convenience and Foodservice; ‘ALL YOU CAN GREEK’ – ELENI SALTAS; Carter Imports; SEA MINERALS; EQUITABLE ADVISORS; TERMAC CORPORATION; OLIVIA, Beauty & The Olive Tree; BioProtek; Vivian PAUL’S JEWELERS, Re-Make it Your Masterpiece; Region of IONIAN ISLANDS;  ΠΤΑ-ΙΝ, ΠΕΡΙΦΕΡΕΙΑΚΟ ΤΑΜΕΙΟ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ ΙΩΝΙΩΝ ΝΗΣΙΟΝ; Kontos; The Agency; Groupe KOLONAKI GROUP, Purveyors of Fine Beverages; METROPOLITAN WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT OF GREATER CHICAGO; TP THOMAS PASCHOS & ASSOCIATES PC., ATTORNEYS AT LAW; GRAND MARQUIS, “FREEDOM VS. SOCIALISM”, Dr. Alexander G. Alemis and others.

“Inspirational Living: Life Lessons for success & Happiness” by Kalomira Boosalis, interviewed by HNA publisher Aphrodite Kotrotsios.

Leading sponsors are the following: Grecian Delight/Kronos; Investors Bank; SigmaPharm Laboratories and Piech Decorating Inc.

The Webinar Schedule is the following: Monday, September 28th, 12 pm, “Navigation Through Uncharted Waters: Best COVID-19 Practices for Restaurateurs”, presenter Peter Parthenis Jr., President & CEO Grecian Delight/Kronos Foods, Guest Speakers Nick Theodosis, Owner, Dengeos and Steven Theofanous, Co-owner, Around The Clock Restaurant; Monday, September 28th, 6 pm, Hellenic Cultural Association of Salt Lake City, Utah, “Virtual Tour and discussion of our Museum” Hellenic Cultural Association and Hellenic Cultural Museum; Monday, September 28th, 2-3 p.m., “Update on COVID-19 in the USA and Greece: State of the Pandemic and Hope for the Future” presenter Perry N. Halkiis, Ph.D., MS, MPH, Dean, Professor and Director of the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) at the Rutgers School of Public Health; Tuesday, September 29th, 11 am. -11:30 am “Current Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and US Relations with Greece and Cyprus”, Nick Larigakis, President, American Hellenic Institute and Nicholas Karambelas, Esq., volunteer legal counsel to the American Hellenic Institute and partner in Sfikas & Karambelas LLP;  Tuesday, September 29th, 1 p.m., “Greek Bicentennial, Honoring the Past by Building the Future” presented by The Sons of Pericles Cultural Committee and 1st National Virtual Hermes Expo International; Wednesday, September 30th, 6 p.m., “Cooking with Eleni Saltas, presenter Eleni Saltas; Thursday, October 1st, “Inspirational Living: Life Lessons for Success & Happiness” by Kalomira Boosalis, interviewed by Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Publisher | Hellenic News of America Founder | Hermes Young Professionals Initiative

The 2020 VIRTUAL Hermes Expo remains one of a kind platform that acts as a traditional marketplace, offering a unique interface for business interaction and development. Over the course of 4 days, the VIRTUAL Hermes Expo will offer educational and individualized networking round table discussions that brings the spotlight to brands and companies.

Founder and President of Hermes Expo, Mr. Paul Kotrotsios reflects that “For over a quarter of a century, the Expo’s purpose and reason for being has been to connect people and businesses.  That is why we take care to create an atmosphere and environment that makes it easy to network, explore partnerships, and discover new opportunities.  Helping others form business alliances and partnerships in today’s unpredictable and uncertain economic environment is of paramount necessity.  Over the years, we are pleased to be able to point to many examples where, through The Hermes Expo, long-lasting and profitable business relationships began.  explore new ways and possibilities to promote Greek products and services in the United States.”

Mr. Paul Kotrotsios, Founder of Hermes Expo International and Hellenic News of America “wishes all health and safety. I hope to interact with you through our VIRTUAL Hermes Expo this year, taking place on September 28th to October 1st, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM where we will continue to help your business thrive and prosper and continue to serve as a bridge to the United States marketplace and abroad.”