The MIE Group of Companies, organisers of the East Med Marine Exhibition, have been active in the Marine Industry for over four decades. The group currently maintains a total of seven offices which are active in the following regions: Cyprus, Greece, Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean, Monaco and Shanghai thus maintaining a truly global identity. Globally recognised, the Eastern Mediterranean, is a significant and quickly expanding shipping hub with significant potential. After conducting a thorough investigation of the region's activities it was evident that a technical marine exhibition in the spirit of those organized in other maritime centers was in need for all interested parties. The MIE Group hosts in Limassol every two years, the East Med Marine Exhibition, a fair of wide range of marine equipment and components to the shipping industry. The East Med Marine Exhibition is the only specialised Technical Marine Exhibition in the Eastern Mediterranean of this size. The goal of the East Med Marine Exhibition is to offer the large shipping industry of Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean an exhibition concentrating on Technical Equipment and Components, New Developments. Shipyards, Chemicals, Lubricants, Fuel Managements Systems, Marine Coatings and much more. The feedback received from both exhibitors and visitors, regarding the East Med 2005, was extremely, encouraging with all participants looking forward to the next Exhibition in April 2007. The complete set up, organisation and promotion of the East Med is fully delegated to the experienced hands of Thoosa Events Ltd. "Thoosa" was established with the basic aim of organising such events, has a background of successful organisation of 2003 and 2005 East med Marine Exhibition.