PR activities

Our global Public Relations team is involved in many of the organization's activities. These include:

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World Entrepreneur Of The Year

The World Entrepreneur Of The Year (WEOY) Award was created by EY to recognize the significant accomplishments of entrepreneurs around the world. The program builds on EY's more than 20 years of success in running Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) Award programs in many countries WEOY Media center.

World Economic Forum

We have been a strategic partner with the World Economic Forum (WEF) since 1999. Discover more in WEF Annual Meetings.

Events | EY in Greece

June 2018

14 June 2018 | Sponsorship

3rd Data Privacy & Protection Conference 2018

EY Greece will participate as sponsor in the 3rd Data Privacy & Protection Conference 2018. The Conference is organized by Boussias Communications and NetWeek Conferences.

On behalf of EY, Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos will deliver a presentation.

14 June 2018 | Event

Synchronizing the Value Chain A Digital Supply Chain event

We are pleased to inform you that our Supply Chain & Operations team is organizing and hosting a specialized session, titled: "Synchronizing the Value Chain: A Digital Supply Chain event", on Thursday 14 June 2018, at EY Greece Athens offices.

Tanguy Caillet, Executive Director, Supply Chain & Operations, EY Luxembourg, will be the keynote speaker. On behalf of EY Greece, Thanos Mavros and Vassilis Papakostas will also address the attendees.

7 June 2018 | Event

EY Shipping Sector Leases & Revenue Recognition roundtable

EY Greece hosted the 2nd EY Roundtable discussion on the new Leases (ASC 842/IFRS 16) and Revenue standards (ASC 606 / IFRS 15), for our clients in the shipping sector. The Roundtable was held at our Athens offices, on Thursday 7 June 2018, at 14:00 p.m.

Yannis Pierros, together with members from our global capital markets and professional practice group, facilitated the discussions on issues that the shipping companies are presently facing.

7 June 2018 | Sponsorship

Trading in U.S. Waters: Priorities and Solutions

EY Greece participated as sponsor in the "Trading in U.S. Waters: Priorities and Solutions" seminar, which took place within the context of the Posidonia International Exhibition 2018. The seminar was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the North American Marine Environment Association (NAMEPA), under the auspices of the Embassy of the United States of America in Greece.

On behalf of EY, Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos delivered a presentation during the "Cyber security realities and risk management" section.

6 June 2018 | Participation

The era of Digital Disruption and Digitalization: Opportunities, Risks & Control Challenges

EY Greece participated in the "Era of Digital Disruption and Digitalization: Opportunities, Risks & Control Challenges" event. The event was organized by the Hellenic Institute of Internal Auditors and ISACA's Athens Chapter.

On behalf of EY, Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos delivered a presentation, titled: "Internet of Things & the industry 4.0 era: Can we harness the benefits in a secure way?".

4 June 2018 | Sponsorship

6th Analyst & Investor Capital Link Shipping Forum

We are pleased to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 6th Analyst & Investor Capital Link Shipping Forum, which takes place within the Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition 2018. The event is organized by Capital Link and Posidonia Exhibitions, in cooperation with Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

On behalf of EY, Sofia Kalomenides will moderate the featured panel discussion, titled: “The future of shipping - Risks & opportunities”. The panel will feature leading shipowners George Economou, George Procopiou, Petros Pappas, Evangelos Marinakis, and Nicholas Busch.

4 June 2018 | Sponsorship

GDPR in the Finance sector

EY Greece participated in an event organized by Microsoft Hellas, titled: "GDPR in the Finance sector".

On behalf of EY, Eirinikos Platis and Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos delivered a presentation, titled: "How companies share data".

» May 2018

31 May 2018 | Sponsorship

2nd Economic Chamber of Greece International Conference

We are pleased to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 2nd Economic Chamber of Greece International Conference, tilted: “The Greek Economy after the closing of the 3rd adjustment program”. The Conference is organized by the Economic Chamber of Greece, under the auspices of H.E., the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos.

31 May 2018 | Sponsorship

IT 360 Conference 2018

We are pleased to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the IT 360 Conference 2018. The Conference is organized by Net Week Conferences, itSMF Hellas and Boussias Communications.

On behalf of EY, Nikitas Despotidis from Advisory Services, will deliver a presentation, titled: “Pragmatic Agile Transformation – How to create a truly adaptive organization in a digital world”.

30 May 2018 | Sponsorship

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030

We are pleased to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the Sustainable Development Goals event, organized within the context of the Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum. The event is organized by CSR Hellas and the Global Compact Network Hellas.

On behalf of EY, Kiara Konti will be delivering a presentation, titled: “The importance of the Circular Economy in achieving the UN Agenda 2030”.

21 May 2018 | Sponsorship

The outward-looking Greek Economy

EY Greece participated as sponsor in an event organized by the Greek International Business Association (SEVE), titled: “The outward-looking Greek Economy”. The event was organized in the context of the 43rd SEVE Annual General Meeting, and featured a panel discussion.

14 & 15 May 2018 | Sponsorship

13th RED Business Forum

EY Greece participated as sponsor in the 13th RED Business Forum, titled: “Re-igniting growth: Pursuing the role of property as a catalyst of reform and enabler of economic growth”. The Forum was organized by the RE+D (Real Estate & Development) magazine.

On behalf of EY, Tassos Iossiphides and Constantin Pechlivanidis participated in the event.

11 & 12 & 13 May 2018 | Sponsorship

9th e-Θέμις Congress

EY Greece participated as sponsor in the 9th e-Θέμις Congress, titled: “Personal data & advocacy”. The Congress is organized by the “e-Θέμις” Association of Greek Jurists.

On behalf of EY, Maria-Lydia Pistiola delivered a presentation, titled: “The principle of Accountability and the burden of proof on the data controller”.

8 May 2018 | Sponsorship

Tax policy: Taxation system selection tools - Tax application issues

We would like to inform you that we will be participating as sponsors in an event organized by the Greek Chapter of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), titled: "Tax policy: Taxation system selection tools - Tax application issues".

On behalf of EY, Mary Michalopoulou will be delivering a presentation.

4 & 5 May 2018 | Participation

Logi.C 2018: "Managing the Supply Chain"

We would like to inform you that we will be participating in the Logi.C 2018 conference, titled: "Managing the Supply Chain". The conference is organized by o.mind Creatives and the Supply Chain & Logistics magazine.

On Friday, 4 May 2018, at 9:00 a.m., Thanos Mavros, on behalf of EY Greece, will present the findings of the latest EY-o.mind Creatives survey on the Greek Logistics hub. After the presentation, a roundtable discussion will be held, moderated by Thanos Mavros and Theodoros Dimitriades, CEO of o.mind Creatives.

4 & 5 May 2018 | Sponsorship

29th Greek Leadership Conference

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 29th Greek Leadership Conference, titled: "What's the taste of the future? Leadership with a view to tomorrow". The Conference is organized by the Association of Chief Executive Officers (EASE).

Digital economy, Big Data and A.I., are all disruptive technological innovations, drastically changing the nature of economic activity as we know it. A leader must see the "big picture" and be prepared for the future. In this year's edition of the Greek Leadership Conference, established leaders from Greece and abroad, will discuss and share their experiences and their concerns, with a view to tomorrow.

4 May 2018 | Sponsorship

RICS event: 150 year anniversary

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 2018 Hellenic ACFE Conference, titled: "Leading the fight against fraud". The Conference is organized by the Hellenic Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (HACFE).

The Conference aims to shed light to the biggest challenges associated with fraud, and to explore strategies and best practices that will help Greece achieve greater transparency in public administration, as well as the promotion of a healthy and profitable business environment in the private sector.

4 May 2018 | Event

8th Panorama Business Day

We would like to inform you that in continuation of our recent participation in the 8th Panorama of Entrepreneurship and Career Development, on 9-11 March 2018, at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall, our Talent team will be holding a Business Day on Friday, 4 May 2018, at our Athens offices.

» April 2018

26 April 2018 | Sponsorship

RICS event: 150 year anniversary

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in a celebratory event for the 150 years anniversary of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The event is co-organized by the RICS Board in Greece and the British Embassy in Athens.

The year 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the RICS. This event is part of a series of initiatives that aim to highlight the achievements of the profession of the surveyor and demonstrate its importance to society, both in the past and the future.

25 April 2018 | Sponsorship

Digital Business Transformation Conference 2018

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the Digital Business Transformation Conference 2018, titled: "Disrupt & Innovate, Sustain & Evolve". The Conference is organized by Net Week and Boussias Communications.

The Conference aims to give prominence to crucial matters surrounding digital transformation, equally important for both the businesses and the Greek economy. International and Greek thought leaders and market executives, will present the basic parameters of digital transformation, going beyong the buzz.

24 April 2018 | Sponsorship

SAP NOW 2018

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in SAP NOW Athens 2018, titled: "The intelligent enterprise. Going from thinking to doing". The Conference is organized by SAP Hellas & Cyprus.

SAP NOW 2018 aims to present business leaders with the opportunity to explore the latest digital trends in order to successfully navigate the digital age and disrupt their business with the best solutions, technologies and innovations.

23 April 2018 | Event

FIDS event

We would like to inform you that we are organizing an event, titled: "GDPR & Sustainable solutions", which will be held at New Hotel, on Monday 23 April 2018.

19 April 2018 | Sponsorship

14th Athens Tax Forum

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 14th Athens Tax Forum, titled: "Tax policies against shadow economy". The Forum is organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.

On behalf of EY, Stephanos Mitsios and Yiannis Zahariadis, will deliver a presentation, titled: "Tax policy, tax evasion and the shadow economy".

» March 2018

29 March 2018 | Sponsorship

CEO Clubs Forum: The story behind the quote

We would like to inform you that we are participating as Golden Sponsors in the CEO Clubs Forum 2018, titled: "The story behind the quote". The Forum is organized by CEO Clubs International.

Eight leaders will share their personal stories on how a few words by some of the wisest people that ever lived, became their personal source of inspiration and enabled them to walk on the trail of success.

29 March 2018 | Sponsorship

THINKING FOWARD - Intelligence Beyond Leadership

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the "THINKING FORWARD - Intelligence Beyond Leadership" business breakfast event, organized by EMG Strategic Consulting.

Mr. Christos Staikouras, Member of the Hellenic Parliament and Coordinator of the Economic Affairs sector of the New Democracy Party, will be the keynote speaker. The scope of this exclusive meeting is to provide the Greek business world with specialized, authoritative intelligence and reliable insight from the policy making centers both in Greece and the EU. The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Athanasios Papandropoulos, Hon. President of the "Association of European Journalists".

On behalf of EY, Panos Papazoglou, will participate in the event.

28 March 2018 | Sponsorship

Recent developments in business taxation and fiscal procedures

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in a roundtable discussion organized by the Hellenic-French Chamber of Industry and Commerce, titled: "Recent developments in business taxation and fiscal procedures".

The goal of this event is to inform the participants on the implementation of the new regulations in business taxation and fiscal procedures, the recent case-laws and the adjacent circulars issued by the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) on matters such as limitation periods and tax audits.

27 March 2018 | Event

Entrepreneur Of The Year Greece Award Ceremony

The day has finally come, for the Greek EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award Ceremony! This evening, the Judging Panel, will convene to finally choose the overall Greek EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017, who will represent Greece in the upcoming EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ forum, which will take place in June 2018 in Monte Carlo.

20 March 2018 | Event

IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts: Challenges and the dawn of a new world for insurance reporting

We would like to inform you that we are organizing an event, titled: “IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts: Challenges and the dawn of a new world for insurance reporting”, which will be held at Hilton Athens, on Tuesday 20 March 2018.

The aim of the event is to communicate the business impacts that the implementation of the new accounting standards, IFRS 17 and IFRS 9, will bring to internal and external stakeholders.

9, 10 & 11 March 2018 | Sponsorship

8th Panorama of Entrepreneurship & Career Development

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 8th Panorama of Entrepreneurship & Career Development, organized by Professor Mr. Iordanis Ladopoulos and his private non-profit organization, the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Research Center.

The Panorama's main goal is to inform young people about current trends and professional options, bringing them in touch with professionals from top enterprises representing many sectors of the economy. This year, in addition to the workshops, off-program discussions and round tables, the Panorama will also feature a series of "Business Days" that will take place after the conclusion of the three-day conference.

9 March 2018 | Sponsorship

The Economist event: "A world in transition"

We would like to inform you that we are participating as Silver Sponsors in an Economist event, titled: "A world in transition: The new jobs. The new skills. Predicting the future in unpredictable times".

On behalf of EY, Eftichia Kasselaki, will participate in a panel discussion, titled: "Robots vs humans: Policy challenges for future labour markets".

The conference aims to be a think tank, mainly for the young people and for all those that wish to gain a better understanding of the nature of all the challenges that engage our thinking today, and that will shape the future.

Topics that will be explored include:

  • Defining the drivers of change
  • The new jobs that bring the future to our doorstep
  • The urge to revert brain drain
  • Building a new talent ecosystem
  • Reskilling and upskilling today's workforce

1 & 2 March 2018 | Event

Certified Training on the new GRI Standards

We would like to inform you that, as a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner, we are organizing a two-day training course on the new GRI Standards and the relevant changes from the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines on 1 and 2 March, at our premises.

The GRI Standards, announced on 19 October 2016, are the first global standards for sustainability reporting. They feature a modular, interrelated structure, and represent the global best practice for reporting on a range of economic, environmental and social impacts.

A certificate of completion will be sent directly to participants from the GRI organization.

» February 2018

26 & 27 February 2018 | Participation

Health IT Conference 2018

We would like to inform you that we are participating in the Health IT Conference 2018, organized by Net Week Conferences, Health Daily Conferences and Boussias Communications.

The Conference aims to help upgrade the role of the Information Technology and Telecommunications department in the Health sector so it becomes a strategic partner in the Management's decision making process.

On behalf of EY, Antonios Broumas will deliver a presentation, titled: "Complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation in the Health sector: Experiences and best practices".

21 February 2018 | Participation

Growth Guide for SMEs

We would like to inform you that we are participating in the Business Conference for Small and Medium-sized enterprises, titled: "Growth Guide for SMEs". The Conference is organized by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

The conference brings together representatives from the business world and the government. It will, in essence, kick-start SEV’s future engagement with SMEs - an initiative that has been actively supported by EY over the past year through a series of studies analyzing the economic footprint of SMEs in the Greek economy and the importance of pursing their growth and scaling-up going forward.

On behalf of EY, Tassos Iossiphides will present the key findings of our latest report for SEV, titled: "The Scaling Up of Greek SMEs".

15 February 2018 | Sponsorship

Opportunities for Businesses and Professionals in Nigeria

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in an event co-organized by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) and the Greek-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Technology (GNCCT), titled: "Opportunities for Businesses and Professionals in Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy".

The event will focus on present opportunities to penetrate the Nigerian market, and on the Nigerian economy sectors that are of greater interest to Greek businesses and entrepreneurs. Additionally, practical matters will be discussed, such as Nigeria's regulatory and tax framework, followed by the presentation of a case study of a Greek company that operates in Nigeria.

15 February 2018 | Sponsorship

5th Information Security Conference

We would like to inform you that we are participating as sponsors in the 5th Information Security Conference, titled: "The Anatomy of a Cyber Threat", organized by Netweek Conferences and Boussias Communications.

The Conference's goal is to present the latest developments in the field of cybersecurity and to underline the operational dimension of Information Security in order to aid the relevant executives in developing a complete Information Security strategy.

On behalf of EY, Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos will deliver a presentation.

Topics include:

  • The evolution of cyber threats and Information Security in the age of Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and challenges
  • Cloud Security & IoT: The hidden threats of connectivity
  • Data breach management under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation
  • The European Union's initiatives for cross-border cybersecurity incident management and for establishing a European digital single market.

9 February 2018 | Sponsorship

2nd Law Forum on Data Protection & Privacy

We would like to inform you that we are participating as Silver Sponsors in the 2nd Law Forum on Data Protection & Privacy, titled: "The Role of the Data Protection Officer", organized by Palladian Conferences, under the auspices of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), the Hellenic-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, SEKASE and the (ISC)2 Hellenic Chapter.

The Forum will explore the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) in the new regulatory environment created by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

On behalf of EY, Eirinikos Platis and Ioanna Vourvoulia will participate as speakers.

Topics include:

  • The new corporate environment under the General Data Protection Regulation - Compliance steps
  • The profile of the ideal Data Protection Officer
  • The business perspective: costs - profits - dangers - losses
  • The European Organizations paradigm
  • The DPO in Greece

8 February 2018 | Sponsorship

9th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum

EY Greece is participating in the 9th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum, as Global Gold Sponsors.

The Forum will provide an overview of current market trends and an outlook of the global economy, focusing on critical issues and challenges facing the shipping industry, including geopolitical developments and technical management.

On behalf of EY Greece, Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos, will participate in a panel discussion, titled: "Digitilization & Cybersecurity". Additionally, Christopher Payne, Partner, Head of Technology for Insurance, EY UK, will deliver a presentation, titled: “New technology and data analytics - The gamechanger for global marine insurance“.