11 Apr European Conference 2014
11th April 2014, European Conference organised by HMA, EMA, ACEO, CEC and EANPC and with the cooperation of the Conference Board.
The event took place on 11 April 2014 at the Metropolitan Hotel Athens Greece, from 09:00-18:30
On April 11th 2014 HMA (the Hellenic Management Association), in cooperation with ACEO (the Association of Chief Executive Officers), the two Greek members of CEC European Managers, the European Association of National Productivity Centers (EANPC), and with the support of EMA, organized a conference in Athens on the Role of management in Europe.
The Conference was open to the participation of around 100 guests from all over Europe, holding managerial positions in European companies and dealing with organizational and managerial issues in associations and research groups.
This one-day event was organized around four sessions, each one devoted to four distinct aspects:
- management and leadership,
- the importance of networking as a tool for development,
- managerial attitudes for the benefit of SMEs and
- innovation through management.
In his welcome speech, President Constantinos Lambrinopoulos reminded the great importance that managers play in shaping European economy, but also their great societal role and the deriving responsibilities towards European citizens in ensuring that economic progress goes hand in hand with civil and society progress.