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Fast Tracking North Greece

Members of the Chamber’s North Greece Committee present proposals to develop the country’s north to its true potential, increasing GDP, employment, investment, and sustainable development.–Clusters—A Growth ModelNIKOLAS BAKATSELOS, PRESIDENT, NORTH…

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The Next Generation of Hellenic Scholars Have a New Place to Call Home

Princeton Opens New Hellenic Center in Athens, Its First Research Center AbroadPresident Christopher L. Eisgruber (second from right) leads the ribbon cutting at the Nov. 1 opening reception for the…

Are we in the Midst of Public Space Crisis?

Public space that encourages dialogue and welcomes everyone – regardless of age, wealth, race, religion or sexual orientation – is a core aspect of democracy. As artist and social activist…

ReGeneration—Giving companies the opportunity to invest in Greek talent and jumpstart careers of young graduates

ReGeneration is an innovative program offering young graduates the personal and professional development and skills they need, as they enter the labor market.An initiative established by the World Economic Forum…

First Person

Leading With Integrity

What is the meaning and significance of integrity in the 21st century?Pondering on how I could explain the idea of integrity to my 7-year-old nephew, I considered stories about the…

Director’s Desk

A recent series of annual meetings I attended in Brussels, with European American Chambers, has put into sharp perspective emerging issues of the day as well as long-standing issues related…

Thessaloniki: A Tourism Destination—and Gateway

Paraskevi (Voula) Patoulidou, Vice Governor of the Region of Central Macedonia—Metropolitan Area of Thessaloniki, talks to Business Partners about Thessaloniki as a tourist destination.Please provide us with a brief insight…

The Micromoments of Travel

Q&A with Dimitris Kossyfas, Head of Travel, Google GreeceHow does Google promote tourism in Greece?Tourism is a sector of major importance for our country and the opportunities enabled by digital…

Payment Channels—A New Era

Nikos Kabanopoulos, General Manager of Visa Europe for Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria, discusses the current—and future—use of credit cards and digital payments.What are the advantages of using cards over cash?The…

MARKETPLACE

The U.S. Food Market—Opportunities for Greek Producers!

Phil Kafarakis, President of the Specialty Food Association (SFA) in New York, discusses the U.S. food market and the potential for Greek producers to increase their presence in the largest…

Agile, Lean, Professional

Dimitris Livas and Alexandros Basakidis, Partners and Co-founders of Agile Actors, discuss their new ventureDimitris LivasPlease provide a little background on Agile Actors.Agile Actors is a network of tech professionals…

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There Has Never Been a Better Time to Invest in Greece

If you are looking at this title with incredulity, I understand. But after I’ve made my case, I think you’ll agree too.Assessing opportunities and taking calculated risks are part of…