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Athens Business Guide

The Economy in Greece

The Economy in Greece
The Economy in Greece

Greece has been a member of the European Union since 1981 and in the Eurozone since 2002. The country experienced an enormous economic boom in the 2000s, particularly in 2004 when the Summer Olympic Games were held in Athens. But then the country fell into a sovereign debt crisis and was dependent on international donors.

Business Location: Athens & Attica
Business Location: Athens & Attica

The city of Athens is considered the economic center of Greece. Almost everythi...

Commercial & Industrial Areas in Athens
Commercial & Industrial Areas in Athens

A city lives and changes constantly. Where once was an industrial area, there a...

Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis
Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis

The economic upturn that began in the 2000s was due to government contracts and...

Trade Fairs & Exhibition Centers in Athens

Trade Fairs & Exhibition Centers in Athens
Trade Fairs & Exhibition Centers in Athens

In Greece, you can find nearly all of the exhibitions, trade shows, and congresses transpire in the metropolitan area of Athens. In recent years, the importance of Athens as a location of open trade has grown tremendously and is currently referred to as the "economic hub" between Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. This reinforces the growing number of business travelers to this region.

The Most Important Trade Shows in Athens
The Most Important Trade Shows in Athens

Most of the trade shows that take place in Greece deal with tourism, hotels, an...

The Most Important Exhibition Event Locations in Athens
The Most Important Exhibition Event Locations in Athens

The Greeks are extremely creative when it comes to selecting suitable locations...

Athens Stock Exchange

Athens Stock Exchange

The history of the Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) began on the 30th of September 1876, when it was founded as a self-regulated public organization under the rule of Alexandros Koum...

Athens Stock Exchange

Public Addresses in Athens

Public Addresses in Athens
Public Addresses in Athens

The most important addresses in Athens at a glance. Several Ministries, governmental institutions, and embassies can be very helpful if you are planning a business collaboration or even a market entry in Greece.

Ministries and Authorities in Greece
Ministries and Authorities in Greece

Greece currently has 17 ministries that regulate all State procedures. The Hell...

Municipalities in the greater Athens area
Municipalities in the greater Athens area

The metropolitan area of Athens has over 3 million inhabitants, but in terms of...

Embassies in Athens
Embassies in Athens

There are currently 85 embassies in Athens. However, Greece maintains significa...

Chambers of Commerce & Trade Unions in Athens

Chambers of Commerce & Trade Unions in Athens
Chambers of Commerce & Trade Unions in Athens

In Chambers of Industry and Commerce, companies from a certain region or sector are organized as members to protect their economic interests. Their main purpose is to promote a specific economic sector and to ensure fair competition.

International Chambers of Commerce in Athens
International Chambers of Commerce in Athens

International Chambers of Commerce in Athens enable economic and cultural coope...

National Chambers of Commerce in Athens
National Chambers of Commerce in Athens

Companies from a specific industry group organize themselves into National Cham...

Educational & Cultural Unions in Athens
Educational & Cultural Unions in Athens

Cultural exchange and language courses are the main tasks of Cultural Unions. I...

Business Accommodations in Athens

Low Price Business Hotels in Athens City Center
Low Price Business Hotels in Athens City Center

Finding simple accommodations in Athens can be a challenge. It's hard to believe, but they do exist and many are even near the central places around Syntagma or Omonoia Square.

Middle Price Business Hotels in Athens City Center
Middle Price Business Hotels in Athens City Center

Hotels of the middle class with 3 or 4 stars, offer besides the basic standard several amenities of a higher standard. Here you will find bilingual staff (Greek and English), luggage service, and a minibar (or at least a drink service) in the room.

Luxury Business Hotels in Athens City Center
Luxury Business Hotels in Athens City Center

With upper-class accommodation, it is no longer about staying overnight but about a comprehensive experience. Luxury hotels in Athens offer excellent locations, rooms with breathtaking views, and a whole repertoire of services.

Low Price Business Hotels in Piraeus
Low Price Business Hotels in Piraeus

Piraeus offers many hotels with a simple standard. Many of these hotels are located near the port and have existed for several decades. They have been furnished in a functional way - especially useful for travelers and mariners.

Middle Price Business Hotels in Piraeus
Middle Price Business Hotels in Piraeus

There are numerous middle-class hotels with 3 or 4 stars in then Piraeus area. Although some of them are close to the port, most are located in the districts of Marina Zea, Peiraiki or Mikrolimano. Possessing more spacious rooms with impressive views, they also offer good services.

Luxury Business Hotels in Piraeus
Luxury Business Hotels in Piraeus

There are not many luxury hotels in Piraeus or its surroundings. The 5-star Theoxenia Hotel is such a jewel and belongs to the famous Theoxenia Hotel Group from Kifissia.

Consulting Services in Athens

Lawyers in Athens
Lawyers in Athens

For obvious reasons, those of us who prepare to follow a business plan, investment, of the nuptial path may require the services of a fine lawyer or legal firm to expedite all situations that may pop up. Below we have a few excellent recommendations to choose from.

Notary Offices in Athens
Notary Offices in Athens

It is improbable for someone who comes from abroad to know the Greek language o...

Tax Consultants in Athens
Tax Consultants in Athens

Hellenic tax law is notoriously complicated and fundamentally different in ever...

Translation Offices in Athens
Translation Offices in Athens

In Greece, almost everyone speaks English and basic communication is possible. ...

Golden Visa Offices in Athens
Golden Visa Offices in Athens

Greece offers a very promising Golden Visa Program. This is a type of residence...

Business Services in Athens

Business Centers in Athens
Business Centers in Athens

Business travelers, start-ups, and foreign companies about to enter the Hellenic market, like to use Business Center services. The advantage is the immediately usable working place with telephone and Internet connection and the additional office services such as a secretarial service and the provision of conference rooms for meetings.

Conference Rooms & Congress Centers in Athens
Conference Rooms & Congress Centers in Athens

In Athens, there are approximately 40 conference exhibition centers and over 90...

Transportation Services in Athens
Transportation Services in Athens

A limousine service can save a business traveler a lot of time and allow for se...

Post Offices in Athens
Post Offices in Athens

Hellenic Post (ELTA) is the former State-owned Greek postal operator which stil...

Courier Services in Athens
Courier Services in Athens

The courier service market is a highly competitive field and many such companies have now also established themselves in Greece.

Exchange Offices in Athens
Exchange Offices in Athens

Exchange offices are financial services providers and must be authorized by the Bank of Greece. Here customers can exchange money or foreign currency they bring with them for Euros, Dollars, Yen, and other money.

Banks in Athens
Banks in Athens

There are around 20 financial institutions in Greece that generally offer dependable service. The National Bank of Greece is the largest and also supervises the money and credit transactions of all banks operating in the country.

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