American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Capital Link holds its 20th Annual Invest in Greece Forum at the Metropolitan Club of New York from 7.55 a.m. to 6.20 p.m. ET. (Info: forums.capitallink.com)
Attica hospital doctors and employees hold a four-hour work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a rally outside the Health Ministry at 11.30 a.m.
US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey R. Pyatt stressed America's commitment to supporting Greek economic growth as he addressed on Wednesday's presentation of the new "Roots" program for the support of local startups and small and medium-sized enterprises, to be implemented by the Athens Exchange and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
The Center for Civic Reform, the US Consulate and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce hosted a discussion in Thessaloniki on Thursday that focused on the emerging prospects of the northern port city, following the impressive American presence at the Thessaloniki International Fair in September, with more than 55 innovation leaders and 75 events that revealed the depth of US-Greek business
The presence of major American companies at this year's Thessaloniki International Fair is a sign of trust in the future of Greece's economy and of America's desire to be a part of it, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a brief address to an event organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Friday night.
The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce expressed on Friday objection to the recent US government's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union.
The chamber said it supports and joins other American-European chambers which oppose the US government's decision, and called on the U. government to re-examine the issue.