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Athens Investment Summit 26 Feb. 2016
Friday 26 February 2016, 14:00 - 18:00

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Athens Investment Summit - 26 February 2016, Grande Bretagne Hotel
We are pleased to announce that the British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce has become a supporter of the
Athens Investment Summit, taking place at Grande Bretagne Hotel on 26 Feburary 2016
Members of the British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce are able to take advantage of a discounted delegate rate of €95+VAT. If you are interested in attending, please contact us for the promotional code necessary.
The Athens Investment Summit is a practitioner-oriented conference and exhibition on the real opportunities and risks of investing in Greece.
Despite the negative headlines and volatile political environment, investments in Greece in export-oriented sectors such as tourism, agriculture, manufacturing and energy are gathering speed and international interest. At one of the most challenging times for the country, the Athens Investment Summit was designed to provide a factual view of economic developments, investment potential and actual investor experiences in Greece. It brings together major international financial institutions, venture capital firms, private equity funds and individual investors, with company executives, entrepreneurs and investment professionals.
Attendance is capped at 200 + participants and presentations will be made by leading investors in Greece, including the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Open Fund, DECA Investments, EDF Energies Nouvelles, Pharmathen, Agrovim SA and others.  The event is organized by
Navigator Consulting Partners LLP and is supported among others by the Franco-Hellenic and Hellenic-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, The Piraeus and Athens Chambers of Commerce and Industry, The Cube Athens and the official investment agency Enterprise Greece. Sponsors include the international law firm Watson Farley & Williams and EDF Energies Nouvelles Hellas. In addition to hearing from top-ranking Greek and international speakers, there will be an Investment Exhibition running in parallel to the Conference from 14:00 to 18:00. Entrance to the exhibition is free upon registration via e-mail to the organizers.
Speakers and covered topics include among others:

Mr. Nikolaos Agaliotis
Director General of Strategic Investments, Hellenic Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism
New Procedures and Incentives for Strategic Investments in Greece
Mr. Apostolos Apostolakis
Serial Entrepreneur; CEO, Venturefriends
Business Angels and Angel Investment in Greece
Mr. Velissarios Dotsis
Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Greece
Is Greece the next Turn Around Story? 
Ms. Jenny Gyftea
Vice President; Director for International Marketing and Finance, AGROVIM SA
Competing in International Markets: The Case of Agrovim SA
Mr. Nikolaos Kostikas
Partner, Watson Farley & Williams
Investment Structuring and Due Diligence Best Practise for Tourism Investments in Greece
Mr. Stavros Messinis
Founder of The Cube, Athens
Start-up Investments in Greece
Ms. Virginia Murray
Partner with Watson, Farley & Williams
Moderator, Financing Investments in Greece Session 
Mr. Omiros Sarikas
Principal, AHV Associates
New Funding Opportunities and Options in Property and Tourism
Dr. Jens Bastian
Independent Policy Analyst; former Member of the Task Force for Greece; former Chief Economist, EAR
Review and Analysis of the Greek Structural Adjustment Programme
Mr. Nikos Drandakis
Founder and CEO, Taxibeat
Developing Innovative Start-ups in Greece: Challenges, Opportunities, Financing and Internationalisation
Ms. Sabina Dziurman
Director for Greece and Cyprus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EBRD Equity Investments, Loan Finance and Trade Finance Availability in Greece
Mr. Panagiotis Georgalas
Chief Executive Officer, Pharmathen
Developing Export-Oriented Manufacturing Investments in Greece
Mr. George Kasselakis
Co-founder and Partner, The Open Fund
Venture Capital Finance for Start-ups in Greece
Mr. Nicholas Jennet
Deputy Director General of the European Investment Bank; Head of the EIB Investment Team for Greece
EIB Loans and Investment Options for Greek Investments 
Dr. George Pagoulatos
Professor of European Politics & Economy at the Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB)
Overview of the Greek Privatisation Programme 
Dr George Xirogiannis
Director for Industrial and Sectoral Policies, SEV - Hellenic Federation of Enterprises
Policy Proposals to Encourage Large Scale Investments and Create Employment in Greece

To learn more about the Summit, please view the:
AIS Agenda
AIS Speakers
AIS Sponsors
AIS Exhibitors
AIS Participants
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If you are interested in joining the AIS as an
exhibitor, sponsor or supporter, please contact the organizers here. To obtain the discount code for reduced conference registration, please contact:
Ms. Stephanie Cisowski.
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