Dear Members & friends,
We would like to thank you all for your participation in our Annual Gala Ball and making this event another success!
Our thanks to the HBA corporate supporters and affiliates.
We hope to see you again in our forthcoming events. Stay tuned!
HBA UK Executive Committee
Your Excellencies, esteemed guests that flew over from the United States and Greece, our past Chairmen Christo Megalou and Strato Chatzigiannis for honouring us again today, ladies and gentlemen
- Led and participated over 20 events
- Added over a hundred new members to our HBA network
- Reached out to more than 12,000 followers globally via our internet interaction
- Established a regular dialogue and found ways to work together with all associations of hellenic interest in the U.K.
- A Very successful Ambassadors scheme – people who wish to contribute more and equally to Executive members of board
What are the two pillars of the future
- Mentoring and Networking
- Content and being platform of communication between the UK, Europe, Greece and Cyprus
Our task is simple
- We do the right thing for our members, giving real value for their time spent – it is a luxury and we thank them for that
- We aim to give value back to our homeland, with our first event in Athens in H2 2017, a close cooperation with Lovegreece and the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce – Looking to establish more ways to work in Cyprus
- Aspire to be a home for excellence and a platform for communication of what’s Best of Greece and Cyprus
It requires focus and commitment, and for this I can only but thank the HBA Executive Committee
and more importantly our ‘new’ mothers who we miss today, Georgia Galouzidi and Maria Irene Alexandraki.
Special thanks to Piraeus Bank for their long term support, Shearman & Stirling, Critical Publics, Loizou & Co, Filos Dynotech RS , Delta Executive Search, The Hellenic American Bankers Association, The Hellenic Hope, Reload Greece, GPWN, The Hellenic Engineers and the Hellenic teams from HSBC and Morgan Stanley as well as our committed HBA Ambassadors: Kelly, Korina, Margarita, Marina, Vassilis, Panos and Konstantinos.
Thanks to Maltby&Greek for the fantastic wine selection and Nannuka for tonight’s nanny service.
A great thank you to all, of you for coming here today.