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HLA Members Invited to The Economist Summit

  • April 26, 2024
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • The University Club of New York, 1 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
  • The Economist 

    has the great pleasure of inviting the 

    Hellenic Lawyers Association 

    to its annual Eastern Mediterranean Business Summit on 

    Friday, April 26 at the 

    University Club of New York


    The Summit will convene key policymakers, government officials, and prominent members of the business and investment communities to provide an in-depth look at the political, investment and economic climate in Greece, Israel, and Cyprus.  


    Please see invite in the email below.  


    As our guest, please select “I have received an invitation by the organizer” and use the code EconNY2024 for complimentary admission.  

    For registration click here .  


    The Economist Events Connects Global Experts in Exponential Technologies at “Innovation Summit 2019: Defining the Digital Future” | Business Wire


    New York-Mediterranean Business Summit

    Expanding corridors of stability, investment and trade


    Greece  Israel • Cyprus


    the director for Europe and editor, The Democracy Index

    The Economist Intelligence Unit

    Joan Hoey



    the president & CEO of The Economist Events for Greece, Cyprus, Malta and south-east Europe

    Nectaria Passarivakis


    request the pleasure of your company on


    Friday, April 26, 2023


    registration & sessions

    8:00am – 3:45pm


    networking lunch

    1:25pm - 2:45pm


    University Club of New York  

    1 W 54th St, New York, NY 


    To register click here.

    Free registration code: EconNY2024

    Or contact:

    Stacy Dimakakos

    E: stacy@publicworldwide.com

    T: 917-981-5501

    Additional Information & Conference Agenda

    Dress code: business attire, brochure



    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has underscored the regional significance of the Eastern Mediterranean as an important energy, business and investment hub.   The Summit will convene key policymakers, government officials, and prominent business leaders to address priorities in energy security and to explore investment opportunities in key sectors such as financial services, energy, hospitality and real estate, as well as technology and innovation.


    Keynote speakers will include:

  • ·       Geoffrey Pyatt, US assistant secretary of state for energy resources, Bureau of Energy Resources
  • ·       Kostas Skrekas, minister of development, Greece
  • ·       George Papanastasiou, minister of energy, commerce and industry, Cypru
  • ·       Roger Martella, group vice president, chief sustainability officer, GE 
  • ·       Nadav Zafrir, co-founder & managing partner, Team8
  • ·       Osama Mobarez, secretary-general, East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF)
  • ·       Ted Deutch, CEO, American Jewish Committee 
  • ·       John Koudounis, CEO, Calamos Investments
  • ·       Anat Katz, economic minister to North America, Government of Israel Economic Mission in New York

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