On Friday, 23 May 2014 the 10th International Conference of the International Association of Law Offices AEA - International Lawyers Network was held at Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens, organized by the international law firm Georgiades & Associates, in the presence of the Minister of Tourism, Ms. Olga Kefalogianni and representatives of important law offices from around the world.
The Minister of Tourism, Ms Olga Kefalogianni, welcomed the participants with a speech at the opening of the Conference, when she spoke of the upturn of the country and pointed out that the primary concern of the Greek government is to attract new investments by providing investment incentives in order to lead the country into steady development.
This was a very significant event for Greece since 100 participants were present, representing law firms from a many countries around the globe. The AEA Association is the largest network of law firms in the world with 2,800 members in more than 195 countries. All of the participants are very influential, reputable professionals in their own countries and internationally.
After the Conference, there were organized activities and a cruise to the Greek islands where the participants had the opportunity to discover Greece. Everyone left having the best impressions of Greece and giving assurances that they will promote Greece and promised to attract new investments.
During the Conference, the members of the law office Georgiades & Associates outlined the conditions and incentives for investing in real estate in Greece.
Furthermore, the members of AEA celebrated the tenth anniversary since its formation and elected Mr. Yiannos Georgiades, a founding member of the firm Georgiades & Associates, as the Vice President of the Association.
Finally, the President of the Association, Mr Pedro Beltran thanked the organizing law firm for its hospitality and the excellent organization of the Conference and described it as one of the most successful since the formation of the Association.