ECONOMY

Agenda

TUESDAY Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and Transport Minister Michalis Liapis address the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) conference «The Prospects of Broadband Services in the Mediterranean: A Means to International Cooperation for the Benefit of the Market and the Consumer,» at 9 a.m. at the Astir Palace Hotel in Vouliagmeni. To Thursday. Tel. 210.683.7633 or log on to www.eett.gr. Alpha Bank holds repeat general meeting at 9.30 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. WEDNESDAY Prothesis Business Consultants hold a conference on «Marketing in the 21st Century: Brand Building & Positioning Strategies,» at the ACS Arts Center, 53 Garyttou St in Halandri. Tel. 210.363.4570. Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) and Alpha Bank hold a conference to present the Regional Business Programs (PEP) at 5 p.m. at the chamber’s premises. Tel. 210.360.4815. General meetings: Livanis Publishers, Aspis Bank, Marfin Financial Group, Jumbo, Naoussa Spinning MIlls, Zinon, Alfa-Alfa Energy. THURSDAY 11th Tourist Panorama international exhibition opens at Expo Athens in Anthoussa. To Sunday. Tel. 210.617.2809 or log on to www.touristpanorama.gr. FRIDAY Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis attends Ecofin meeting in Brussels. Hellenic Bank Association to hold an international conference on «Regulatory Compliance and Training: Emerging Challenges for the European Financial System,» in cooperation with the European Bank Training Network, at 9 a.m. at the Theodoros Karatzas Amphitheater of the National Bank of Greece, 82-84 Aeolou St. President of the Hellenic Bank Association Takis Arapoglou will speak. Tel. 210.338.6548 or log on to www.eett.gr. Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDKE) opens conference on «The Use of Information and Communication Technologies in the Promotion of Local Government and Development,» at 9.30 a.m. at Capsis Beach Hotel in Iraklion, Crete. To Saturday. Tel. 210.389.9600 or log on to http://kedke.ntua.gr. SATURDAY Global Offset & Countertrade Association (GOCA) and the Defense Manufacturers Association (DMA) host second Global Industrial Cooperation conference «Offsets: The Cornerstone of the Modern Defense Trade,» at the Athens Hilton. To Wednesday. Tel. 210.677.2280-9.