ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The Thessaloniki Chamber of Industry and Commerce in conjunction with Athens 2004 Organizing Committee holds a conference on «Olympic Business» at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Culture Minister Evangelos Venizelos and General Secretary for the Olympic Games Costas Kartalis to attend. The Panhellenic Hoteliers’ Federation holds a conference on «The Role of Tourism in the Development of the Greek Economy.» Finance Minister Nikos Christodoulakis will be the keynote speaker. Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos and Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyianni will also attend. At the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. For further information, tel 210.331.2535. TUESDAY The Greek Tourist Enterprises Association (SETE) holds a conference on «Tourism & Development.» Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos, Labor Minister Dimitris Reppas and New Democracy opposition party leader Costas Karamanlis to attend. At the Astir Palace Hotel in Vouliagmeni. For further information, tel 210.321.7165. THURSDAY Comdex Greece 2003 opens its doors at the Helexpo exhibition center in Maroussi, Athens. To Sunday. For further information, visit the website: www.comdex.gr. The Labor Ministry holds a conference on «The Future of Labor: Basic Challenges of European Strategic Employment.» Prime Minister Costas Simitis, EU Commissioner Anna Diamantopoulou and key EU and Greek officials to attend. The president of the Foundation on Economic Trends, Jeremy Rifkin, will be the keynote speaker. At the Astir Palace Hotel in Vouliagmeni. To Friday. EU Development and Industry ministers meet in Thessaloniki. To Friday.