ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras meets with representatives of military veterans’ associations at 12.30 p.m.

Journalists in the state media continue their ongoing strike until Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., while journalists employed at both state and privately owned media will hold a three-hour work stoppage from noon to 3 p.m. There will be a demonstration outside the Athens Journalists’ Union at noon.

The second of five events in the context of the exhibition “1912 – Thessaloniki of the Greeks,” titled “Trade and Entrepreneurship,” takes place at 8 p.m. at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (29 Tsimiski). (Info: www.ebeth.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes October 2012 data on visitor numbers at museums and archaeological sites and the December 2012 estimate for commercial transactions.

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce holds its New Year’s Reception at the Met Hotel in Thessaloniki.

TUESDAY

Public sector workers in Attica hold a three-hour work stoppage called by the civil servants’ union, ADEDY, from 8 to 11 a.m.

Listed company Eurobank Properties announces its financial results for 2012.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes November 2012 data on construction activity.

The head of the Attica Bank group, Ioannis Gamvrilis, presents new company Attica Wealth Management, along with its chief executive officer, Theodoros Krintas, at the Piraeus Maritime Club at 6.30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Local authority employees begin a 48-hour strike and hold a rally at 10 a.m. at Klafthmonos Square, Athens.

Eurobank and Corallia present “EGG – Enter*Grow*Go,” a joint initiative that aims to boost young innovative entrepreneurship and improve employment opportunities for young people in Greece, at the Bodossakis Foundation Mansion (Amalias Avenue, Syntagma), at 1 p.m. (Info: www.corallia.org)

The Professional Chamber of Athens presents an event related to the European Union-Subsidized National Strategic Reference Framework, titled “Supporting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Involved in Manufacturing, Tourism, Commerce and Services,” at the Divani Caravel Hotel (2 Vassileos Alexandrou) at 5.30 p.m. (Info: www.eea.gr)

The Sales Excellence Awards ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square, Athens, organized by the Hellenic Sales Institute and Boussias Communications. (Info: www.salesexcellenceawards.gr)

IBM presents an event titled “Smarter Computing: Cloud Ready, Data Ready, Security Ready” at the Athens Information Technology Center at the 19th kilometer of Markopoulou Avenue in Paiania, eastern Attica. (Info: www.ibm.com/gr)

In association with the Embassy of the Philippines, the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts an event presenting economic cooperation opportunities in the Philippines, starting at 6 p.m. (29 Tsimiski). (Info: www.ebeth.gr)

Listed company Flexopack holds an extraordinary general meeting.

THURSDAY

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company presents its financial data for 2012 at 8.30 a.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes November 2012 data on the Greek work force and December 2012 data on industrial import prices.

FRIDAY

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) publishes December 2012 data on its Harmonized Consumer Price Index.

SATURDAY

“Contemporary Business Options in the Agricultural Sector,” a two-day seminar, begins at the Agricultural University of Athens (75 Iera Odos). (Info: www.aua.gr)

SUNDAY

First round of the Cyprus presidential election.