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The Cyprus Germany Business Association


The Cyprus-Germany Business Association will have its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 27 May 2010 at 12:30pm at the Londa Beach Hotel in Limassol. Following the AGM, Mr Thomas Kazakos, Director General of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, will deliver a speech on the subject “The New Cyprus Shipping Taxation System”.

Our Association organized a Panel Debate and presentation of the latest developments in the German travel market. The presentation was made by Ms Heike Beller of the German Firm FVW Media Group.

A large number of tourism professionals discussed the problems, prospects and opportunities to develop tourism from Germany.

All participants had the opportunity to contribute to this debate by making their own suggestions and recommendations. These suggestions and recommendations will be further discussed with the Cyprus Tourism Organization, which for sure will be extremely useful in their effort to promote tourism from Germany.

Our Association in co-operation with the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized on Wednesday, May 11 a Round-Table Discussion titled "Business and economic opportunities between Germany and Cyprus".

Present at this event that took place in Paphos was a large number of members of our Association, members of the Paphos Chamber and also German Businesspeople who live and operate in the Paphos region.

Mr George Leptos, President of the Paphos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mr George Michaelides, President of our Association, and H.E. Dr Gottfried Zeitz, Ambassador of Germany in Cyprus, addressed the event.

Two Business Forums were organised with great success in Hamburg and Frankfurt by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Cyprus-Germany Business Association in close cooperation with the Cyprus Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism, the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce. The Business Forum in Hamburg took place on 27 October 2009 and in Frankfurt on 29 October 2009.

The President of our Association, Mr George Michaelides, has given an interview to the InBusiness Magazine discussing the main goals and objectives of the Association. The article was published in the July issue of the magazine.

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