The 23rd edition of the Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism will be held inside the ancient city of Paestum, UNESCO site since 1998, from November 19th to 22nd, 2020. Exhibition Center Savoy Hotel, the Archaeological Park, the National Archaeological Museum and the Basilica Paleocristiana will be again the wonderful locations for the Exchange.

The Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism confirms itself as an unique international event: home of the only exhibition hall in the world dedicated to archaeological heritage and to ArchaeoVirtual, the first international event dedicated to multimedia, interactive and virtual technologies; place for the study and debate on cultural heritage and tourism issues; meeting place for professional business, touristic and cultural operators and for travellers; business opportunity with the Workshop between foreign buyers, national buyers and cultural and archaeological tourism offer.

There are several special sections of the Exchange: ArchaeoExperience, laboratories and Historical Reenactments of Experimental Archaeology to reproduce the techniques used in the past to create daily use artifacts;  ArchaeoIncoming exhibition space and Workshop where tour operators that promote Italian tourist-archaeological destinations are protagonists; ArchaeoMeetings for press conferences and presentations of cultural and territorial development projects; ArchaeoWorking, after-graduation and after-degree orientation with introduction of the educational offer by the Universities participating in the Exhibition Hall; ArchaeoStartUp, where new cultural enterprises and innovative projects in archaeological activities are introduced; Meetings with the Protagonists where the audience meets famous TV hosts; the “Antonella Fiammenghi” Award for the best thesis on archaeological tourism; the “Paestum Mario Napoli” Award assigned to those who contribute to the valorization of archaeological heritage; the programme of Guided Tours and educationals for journalists and visitors.

Since 2015, the International Archaeological Discovery Award “Khaled al-Asaad” has been added, for the most valuable discovery of the year, named after the archaeologist of Palmyra who paid with his life the protection of cultural heritage and since 2020 “Sebastiano Tusa” Award to the archaeological discovery of the year or as a career recognition, to the best exhibition in an international scientific context, to the most innovative project by Institutions, Archaeological Parks and Museums, to the best educational journalistic contribute will take place.

A successful format, as testified by the collaboration of international organizations such as UNESCO, UNWTO and ICCROM, but also by 10.000 visitors, 100 exhibitors with 20 foreign Countries, 60 conferences and meetings, 300 speakers, 120 offer operators, 100 journalists.

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THE CONFERENCES FOR A MORE EXPERIENTIAL AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Iscriviti al Workshop

Conference: “The Parks for the valorisation of the archaeological heritage in a more experiential and sustainable perspective”

Friday November 20th from 10am to 1pm

First Mediterranean
Conference on Underwater
Archaeological Tourism in the memory of
“Sebastiano Tusa”

Friday November 20th from 2pm to 6pm

Conference:
“The historic train for
the territorial connection
of the archaeological
destinations”

Saturday November 21st from 10am to 1pm

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  • With support of

     

    MiBACT UNWTO UNESCO ICCROM
  • Under the patronage of

     

    Ministero degli Affari esteri e della Cooperazione internazionale Conferenza delle Regioni e delle Province Autonome Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani Unioncamere
  • In collaboration with

     

    ENIT CNR Camera di Commercio di Salerno Parco Nazionale del Cilento Vallo di Diano e Alburni Fondazione Paestum TS Corporation Archeologia
  • Assembly of Members ICOMOS Italy

     

  • Assembly of Members ICOM Italy

     

 

  • Speakers and Guests 2020

     

    Ignazio Abrignani Fayrouz Al Asaad Gianni Bastianelli
    Gabriella Battaini Dragoni Donatella Bianchi Lorenza Bonaccorsi
    Mounir Bouchenaki Giovanni Cannata Luigi Francesco Cantamessa
    Gerardo Capozza Stefano Ciafani Adele Maresca Compagna
    Silvia Costa Cinzia Dal Maso Barbara Davidde
    Maurizio Di Stefano Laura Dominici Damian Evans
    Mauro Febbo Luigi Fozzati Massimiliano Giansanti
    Paolo Giulierini Christian Greco Emanuele Greco
    Margherita Guccione Ulrike Guérin Renzo Iorio
    Franco Iseppi Ivana Jelinic Giuseppe La Spina
    Marina Lalli Valeria Li Vigni Mara Manente
    Gavino Maresu Franco Marzatico Paolo Matthiae
    Marco Merola Vittorio Messina Gabriele Milani
    Marco Misicchia Daniele Morandi Bonacossi Laura Moro
    Xavier Nieto Prieto Valentino Nizzo Anna Laura Orrico
    Massimo Osanna Fabio Pagano Giorgio Palmucci
    Domenico Pellegrino Tommaso Pellegrino Andrea Prete
    Alessandra Priante Giuseppe Roma Alfonsina Russo
    Mohamad Saleh Giampiero Sammuri Flaminia Santarelli
    Silvestro Serra Francesco Sirano Andreas 
M. Steiner
    Mario Tozzi
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