7th Greek Exports Forum

The Greek Exports Forum has become an institution which is widely attended and accepted by the exports sector. This year it is organized for the seventh time by the Union of Diplomatic Employees of Economic & Commercial Affairs (UDE ECA) and Ethos Events, in collaboration with banks.com.gr business portal and HRIMA magazine, under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 The 7th Greek Exports Forum will take place on Thursday 9 May 2019 at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel.

The 7th Greek Exports Forum aims at offering Greek exporters valuable tools and information that will enable them to boost their professional activities and locate the new target-markets which constitute fertile ground for their expansion. Extra attention is given to newcomers in the exports sector and entrepreneurs who intend to develop exporting activities, who are presented with detailed information on funding options as well as market assessment mechanisms.

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Lois Labrianidis

Professor, Secretary General for Strategic and Private Investments, Ministry of Economy & Development

Dimitrios Chalepidis

President, Union of Greek Economic and Commercial Diplomats, Director, B1 Directorate for Strategic Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Christos Staikouras

Head of ND Economic Policy Sector, MP, Nea Demokratia, former Alternate Minister of Finance

Rashad Mabger

Secretary General, Arab Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development & Honorary Consul of Yemen in Greece

Nikos Archontis

Project Expert in Export Promotion, GIZ

Constantine N. Yannidis

President, Hellenic Chinese Chamber of Commerce Industry Tourism and Shipping

Yiannis Gionis

Commercial Director, Euler Hermes Hellas

Antonis Gravanis

Director of the International Trade Fairs Division for Agricultural Products, Food and Beverage, Enterprise Greece

Alkis N. Iliadis

MSc Economist (Athens Univ. of Econ. & Bus. st.), Vice President of the Greek-African Chamber of Commerce & Development

Charalambos Kazantzidis

CEO, ManpowerGroup Greece

Anna Kalliani

President, British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

Dimitris Karavasilis

Founder & CEO, DK Marketing Consultants

Antonis Katepodis

Director of B8 Directorate for Business Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Venizelos – Vassilis G. Katsikeas

Chairman, Hellenic-Kenyan Chamber of Industry, Trade, Development, Tourism & Culture, Chairman, VGK Group Int’l Inc.

Nikolaos Kechagiaoglou

Managing Director, K2 Insurance Risk Management Consultants

Manos Koumantakis

Head of Consulting, Convert Group

Pantelis Lamprou

Co-founder & CEO, Products & Investments - Business Management Consulting

Elena Makrypidi

First Secretary for Economic and Commercial Affairs, B1 Directorate for Strategic Planning

Dr. Dimitris Bakolas

President of Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce President, European Profiles S. A. & PhD in General and Computational Linguistics from the University of Kiev

Alexandros Moraitakis

President at Nuntius Brokerage & Investment Services S.A.

Fotis Provatas

Chairman of the Chamber of Greek-Chinese Economic Cooperation, Athens, Managing Director of the “EuroChinese Development P.C. - Investment and Development Consultants”, Independent Member of the Athens City Council

Dionyssis Protopapas

Σύμβουλος Α' Οικονομικών & Εμπορικών Υποθέσεων, Β5 Διεύθυνση, Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών

Christina Sakellaridis

President, Panhellenic Exporters Association (PSE)

Eleni Stathatou

President of the Board of Directors, Export Credit Insurance Organization (ECIO)

Angelos Syrigos

Αssociate Professor of International Law and Foreign Policy, Department of International and European Studies, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens

Panagiotis Hassapis

Executive Vice President, SEVE - Greek Exporters’ Association

Dimitrios Christou

Director, Market Development, GS1 Association Greece


Athenaeum InterContinental