The Better Living in Portugal (BLiP) exhibition is being held on 12 and 13 October at the Portimão Arena and opens at 10am each morning, running until 6pm on Saturday and 4pm on Sunday.

Organised by afpop, the exhibition is an all inclusive event with a wide range of businesses showcasing their services to residents in Portugal, including everything from health care to financial services, property, consular services and much more.

You can find The Portugal News on stand 28 in the arena, next to the stage area. Come and visit the stand where you will be able to chat with members of the team, pick up a copy of the newspaper and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes, including:

• A round of golf at a Pestana course
• A night’s stay at a Vila Galé Hotel
• A night’s stay and tennis lesson at Rocha Brava Village Resort
• A meal for two at Taste restaurant in Carvoeiro
• A meal for two at Chill Inside in Lagoa
• A PC spring clean worth €45 from Algarve Computer Centre
• A pedicure from Mirjam Seybold da Silva
• One hour training session for Apple/Windows from Algarve Computer Centre

BLiP is free to attend and parking is also free at the arena. The event is the perfect opportunity to meet with local businesses, gain important advice, learn more about Portugal and about living here.
For further information about BLiP, please visit