ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Kourkoulas meets with US House of Representatives members Paul Cook and Loretta Sanchez at noon at the Foreign Ministry.

The 15th Prodexpo real estate and property development conference opens at the Hotel Grande Bretagne (Syntagma Square, Athens). To Tuesday. (Info: www.tsomokos.gr)

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business (WIB) Committee hosts its 3rd Women Leader Luncheon with Hendre Coetzee, global executive coach and founder of the Center for Advanced Coaching, who will speak on “Creating and Managing Constructive Tension” at the Athens Hilton Hotel at 2 p.m. (Info: 210.699,3559, www.amcham.gr)

The Stanford Club of Greece holds an event titles “Reality Bites: How to Approach Start-up Challenges, Dos and Don’ts for a Successful Venture,” aimed at promoting start-ups in Greece. At the Athens Hilton from 4.30 p.m. (Info: www.stanfordclub.gr)

The Fulbright Foundation holds the 20th US University Fair at the Crowne Plaza (50 Michalakopoulou, Athens) from 4 to 8 p.m. Free entrance. (Info: 210.724.1811, [email protected])

TUESDAY

The Bank Management Conference, titled “Breaking the CODE,” takes place at the Divani Caravel (2 Vassileos Alexandrou, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

WEDNESDAY

European Commissioner Maria Damanaki addresses the “Shipping in the 21st Century” conference at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. (Info: www.mariatsakosfoundation.gr)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) holds a press conference at noon at the Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA, 20 Academias) on the increasing flow of refugees via the Aegean islands. (Info: 210.6756701, www.unhcr.gr)

Helexpo, organizer of the Thessaloniki International Fair, holds a press conference titled “The New Era of TIF-Helexpo” at the NJV Athens Plaza (2 Vassileos Georgiou) at noon. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

The German-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds a conference and B2B meetings of German companies with Greek producers at Costa Navarino in Messinia, southwestern Peloponnese. To Friday. (Info: 210.641.9018)

THURSDAY

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis departs for Washington to attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund on October 10-12.

The 10th Maintenance Forum opens at the OTEAcademy (1 Spartis, Maroussi, Athens). To Friday. (Info: www.maintenance-forum.eu)

The first ever performance marketing conference in Greece, titled “All Things Performance” is held at Dais center, 151 Mesoghion, Maroussi, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issues September data on the consumer price index and vehicle licensing, as well as the results of its July work force survey.

FRIDAY

The 2nd Smart Heating and Energy Saving exhibition opens at the MEC exhibition center at Paiania. To October 13. Free entrance. (Info: www.leaderexpo.gr/event)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issues its data on museum and archaeological site visitors for June, construction activity for July and industrial output for August.

The Pets Today 2014 exhibition opens at the Metropolitan Expo center next to Athens International Airport at Spata. To Sunday. (Info: www.petstoday.gr)

Website Kariera.gr holds its Career Festival 2014 at Technopolis (100 Pireos, Gazi, Athens). To Sunday. (Info: www.kariera.gr)

SATURDAY

The 4th Web World Expo & Conference opens at Zappeio, central Athens. To Sunday. (Info: 210.924.5577, www.webworldexpo.gr)

Heirotechnica, the country’s biggest handicrafts exhibition, opens at Kiosk 8 in the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center. To Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

The 35th Epiplo & Spiti (Furniture & Home) exhibition opens at the Helexpo Palace (39 Kifissias, Maroussi). To October 19. (Info: www.epiplo-spiti.com)

SUNDAY

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis meets with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.