For the first time - the Israel-Greece Conference on behalf of Calcalist and the Brown Group

From the desk CEO of the Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Kobi Bitton


For the first time, the Israel-Greece Conference on behalf of Calcalist and the Brown Hotels Group, with the support of the Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce, was held in Athens on 31 / 05-01 / 06/2022.


ועידת כלכליסט ישראל-יוון 2022

The agenda of the conference dealt with the areas of tourism, real estate, innovation and energy.

The Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce was represented by the bureau's director general, Kobi Bitton, at the invitation of Calcalist and the Brown Hotels Group.

The Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce and with the support of the dedicated staff, assisted in recruiting guests from Greece from various sectors, government representatives, business organizations, businessmen and heads of companies and venture capital funds.

Kobi Bitton, as the bureau's director general, organized and moderated a panel of experts headed by him on the day of the conference

Deputy Minister of Tourism of Greece Ms. Sofia Zacharaki,

Former Minister of Tourism Mr Haris Theocharis,

Greece Travel Pages CEO Ms. Maria Theofanopoulou

And President of the Hoteliers Association of Greece Mr. Grigoris Tasios.

The panel discusses the issue of the future of local and regional tourism.



In addition, Kobi Bitton on behalf of the Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce, at the request of Calcalist, organized and moderated a round table that marked the day of the conference. The keynote speaker at the discussion, Prof. Harris Lambropoulos, President of the Bank for Development and Investment of Greece HDBI.

Among the participants in the discussion were representatives of venture capital funds from Greece, the president of the Venture Capital Funds Forum in Greece, entrepreneurs and businessmen from Israel. The discussion dealt with the issue of foreign investment in Greece, what the future holds for Israeli entrepreneurs in the Greek capital market and with regard to the Israeli-Greek level and encouraging investors from Greece to initiate meetings with their Israeli counterparts. Also, at the initiative of Kobi Bitton, an examination of the establishment of a joint Israel-Greece investment fund with the encouragement of the Bank for Development and Investments.

It is worth noting the extraordinary attendance of guests from Greece on the eve of the gala and at the conference and of course the range of participants from Israel. The sequence of events received quality and comprehensive coverage on behalf of Calcalist, the I24 news channel and leading media from Greece.