PARTICIPATION IN 20th EUROPEAN FORUM ON ECO-INNOVATION
Our company participated in the 20th European Forum on Eco-innovation held on 26-28 October 2016 in Tallinn of Estonia with subject: Grow Circular: Financing SME Eco –innovation. In that forum we had the chance to participate in a business-to-investors matchmaking session, learn about the innovative technologies with performance claims verified by the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV), to participate at the European Business Awards for the Environment ceremony, find out about successful eco-innovative projects funded under different EU funding programs and financial instruments and take part in site visits to eco-innovative companies who have successfully turned investments into circular business models.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE "EXPORTING QUALITY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 2016"
More than 120 business and producers of Messinia, including our company, attended the two days seminar, support and promotion of exporting Messinian agricultural products, organized by the “Captain Vassilis” Foundation and the “George and Victoria Karelias” Foundation. The seminar was held on 27 and 28 May 2016 in Hotel Filoxenia in Kalamata with the support of the the Panhellenic Exporters Association and the Messinia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Thirteen presentations were performed from buyers and experts of export products by offering their experience, valuable information and important practical information to the participants.
PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE BIOMASS DAY AT EXHIBITION BUILDING GREEN EXPO 2016
At 08/04/2016, we attended the “Biomass Day” workshop which held at the exhibition “Building Green Expo 2016” at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center.
The theme of the conference was: "The Utilization of Biomass as a lever Development in Contemporary Reality: Applications, Opportunities and Conditions & Bioenergy4Business Program" and was organized by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and the Hellenic Biomass Association (HELLABIOM).
PARTICIPATION ON THE 5TH CSR-MEETUP ATHENS
The business model and the challenges of a circular economy enterprise presented by Mr. Makios Athanasios, Marketing Manager of KLIMIS at the 5th CSR-Meetup Athens on 27/2/2016 at Ava Hotel in Plaka of Athens.
The meeting theme was Circular Economy and it was organized by the advisory and research firm on environmental issues and sustainability, Close the Loop.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE NETHERLANDS
KLIMIS company was one of 30 European companies and the only Greek one that selected by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment of the Netherlands to present our practical experience in the theme of the management of biomass and our achievements at the conference held on 25 and 26 January 2016 in Rotterdam on circular economy.
The meeting, took place in the former Van Nelle factory in Rotterdam, has been jointly organised by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of Netherlands and the European Commission. Its aim: to discuss opportunities, obstacles and experiences in relation to the circular economy and the conclusions will be used to feed into discussions the Council of Ministers on the Circular Economy Package.
A circular economy is an economic system based on the principle of re-use. There is no such thing as waste in a circular economy: everything is a raw material and can be re-used or recycled as much as possible. The circular system has two types of material flows. In the biological cycle, leftover materials are returned to nature after use. In the technical cycle, products are designed especially so that they can be re-used.
KLIMIS ON TV MAGAZINE BUSINESS PLANET OF EURONEWS CHANNEL
The theme of the TV magazine at 23/1/2016, which first part was filmed in Kalamata at the company's facilities, concerns the circular economy and the European environmental management tool, Eco Management Audit Scheme (EMAS), that KLIMIS company maintains and applies for producing olive barbecue briquettes.
Business Planet is a 3 minute TV magazine focused on SMEs success stories. Each story is broadcast 15 times in 13 languages in 158 countries. Every day, Euronews is reaching 10 million people around the world.
The second part of the show was filmed in the Onassis Foundation in Athens. Mrs. Alexia Economopoulou, responsible for EMAS, from the Ministry of Environment and Energy, Biodiversity Protection Division, Soil and Waste Management Department of Environmental Certification, referred to the purposes the ways and the benefits of implementation of EMAS by companies and organizations.
HONORARY DISTINCTION OF INNOVATION AT MADE IN GREECE AWARDS 2015
The award ceremony of winners was held on the evening of December 15, 2015 in the main hotel "Athens Ledra Hotel" from the Greek Marketing Academy (EL.A.M.), organizer of the awards.
PARTICIPATION AT A HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE OF EMAS IN GERMANY
We participated at a High-level conference on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of EMAS which took place on 13 November 2015 in the European Central Bank in Frankfurt(ECB) in Germany.
The purpose of the conference was to learn from front runners, promote best practices and exploit the full potential of green growth.
PARTICIPATION IN THE INITIATIVE OF SEV-HELLENIC FEDERATION OF ENTERPRISES FOR INNOVATION
Successfully completed the networking activity (Workshop) in Kalamata on 21/10/15 on "Strengthening the innovative orientation for business executives»
SEV-Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, organized a workshop especially for business executives involved in the Initiative "Innovation in Action" Event - Workshop (workshop) networking in Kalamata, designed to strengthen the skills of staff for maintenance "open" environment innovation and cultivating attitudes and cooperation practices for innovation in undertakings, Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at the Company Development & Progress Peloponnese and Ionian Islands. We participated in this initiative where we will presenedt our innovation of producing barbecue briquettes, the progress and achievements of our company. In detail the program of action you can see it HERE.
PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRST NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF OLIVE OIL & OLIVE TREE KALAMATAS
Our company took part in the first national festival Olive oil & Olive tree Kalamatas held on 17-19 April 2015 in the Exhibition Centre Hotel Elite in Kalamata.
In this festival we had the opportunity to expose in a kiosk our innovative and European awarded product, KLIMIS barbecue briquettes and informed the public about the products we produce and are made of olive pits.
We also had the opportunity to present at the conference held in the framework of the festival the achievements of our company.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE "GREENING YOUR BUSINESS" IN PATRA CITY
The Hellenic Management Association (HMA) at Patra in cooperation with the University of Patras (Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department), the Technology Park of Bari (Tecnopolis Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico Sc a rl) and the Regional Authority for Technology and Innovation (Agenzia Regionale per la Tecnologia e l'Innovazione - ARTI), organized a seminar on «Greening your Business», under project «Green Business Innovation», which belongs to the Operational Programme for Territorial Cooperation "Greece - Italy 2007-2013".
The seminar was designed to provide tangible and practical knowledge to participants to turn to new sustainable practices and green solutions to reduce their operational costs and become more viable business.
In this context of the seminar we were invited on 17/1/2015 at the offices of HMA in Patra and we presented our experiences and achievements of our company on implementation of the environmental management system EMAS and the winning award on EU EMAS AWARDS 2014.
AWARD CEREMONY FOR THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2014/15
The awards ceremony was held on January 15, 2015 at a special event held by the RSM Greece and the European Business Awards in Aigli Zappeiou.
The awards held by the CEO of RSM Greece Mr. Athos Stylianou, the CEO of the European Business Awards Mr. Adrian Tripp, British Ambassador Mr. John Kittmer and President of Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) Mr. Theodore Fessas.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE "EXPORTING QUALITY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 2014"
Our company participated in the conference which was organized by the Foundation "Captain Vassilis" and the George Karelia & Victoria Foundation Foundation and held on 8 and 9 December of 2014 at the conference site of Horizon Blu hotel in Kalamata.
The theme of the conference was "Exporting quality agricultural products 2014" and objective, while supporting and promoting exports, is to inform producers of Messinia on the possibilities and prospects for exports of agricultural products.
In the theoretical part of the seminar we were informed about the strategy, the legal framework and how successful export marketing and effective promotional products in USA, Australia, China and France.
Alongside business meetings and contacts made (B2B meetings) of Greek participants with entrepreneurs from abroad.
OUR COMPANY NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2014/15
Our company with the distinctive name KLIMIS has been selected as a National Champion representing Greece in the 2014/15 European Business Awards.
We competed with the best businesses in our nation to win the accolade of representing our country in The UKTI Award for Innovation.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY ATEI & UNIVERSITY OF PELOPONNESE
The University of Peloponnese (Postgraduate Studies Department of Economics) & Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese organized a workshop on 'Regional Institutions, Development & Business relationships" Friday, May 30, 2014 at Central Auditorium ATEI Peloponnese.
The company was represented by Mr. Makios Athanasios where he spoke about innovation path and achievements of our company.
PARTICIPATION IN ECONOMIC CONFERENCE OF KEPE
Our company participated in the economicconference KEPE (Centre of Planning and Economic Research) held in Costa Navarino 9-11 May 2014.
The theme of the conference was on topical issues in the Greek economy, the analytical tools and financial planning practices.
The company was represented by Mr. Makios Athanasios and spoke on the subject: "Business ventures in the local economy" about innovation, progress and achievements of our company.
WINNER IN EUROPEAN EMAS AWARDS 2014
VAS. EK & KOTTARIDI GP with distinctive title " KLIMIS " won the first prize in European Awards EMAS 2014 in category Micro-organisations. The theme for the award was the environmental performance of organizations that have excelled in the section entitled "Effective eco-innovations supporting improvements in environmental performance".
The award held by the European Commissioner for the Environment Mr. Janez Potočnik and held in Hannover , Germany in New Town Hall / Neues Rathaus, on 7 April 2014 , at the International Exhibition Hannover Messe 2014 alongside with the 16th European Forum on Eco- innovations.
PARTICIPATION IN 16th EUROPEAN FORUM ON ECO-INNOVATION
Our company participated in the 16th European Forum on Eco-innovation held on 7 and 8 April 2014 in Hannover of Germany with subject: Wasted potential! Towards circular economy in cities, with a particular focus on improving waste management business cooperation and citizen participation.
The forum started by the speech of Federal Environment Minister of Germany Ms. Barbara Hendricks, and the European Commissioner for the Environment Mr. Janez Potocnik.
The forum was attended by numerous speakers from across Europe where they exchanged views on existing and new environmental innovations to improve environmental performance.
PARTICIPATION IN THE EXHIBITION GLEE 2013
Our company took part for second year in a row in the international exhibition GLEE 2013 on 15-17 September with garden equipment in Birmingham, UK. Our participation in the exhibition held by the representative of our company in UK, Artisanolive
ARTICIPATION IN THE EXHIBITION GLEE 2012
Our company took part in the international exhibition GLEE 2012 on 17-19 September with garden equipment in Birmingham, UK. Our participation in the exhibition held by the representative of our company in UK Artisanolive
PARTICIPATION IN THE EXHIBITION HORECA 2011
Our company for another year took part in the sixth exhibition of HO.RE.CA held from 3 to 6 February 2011 in EXPO ATHENS exhibition center located in Anthousa.
PARTICIPATION IN THE EXHIBITION HORECA 2010
Our company successfully took part in the fifth exhinition of HO.RE.CA held in east exhibition Centre of Greek old East Airport from 22 to 25 January 2010. With joy we found out the people's great interest about our olive barbecue briquettes.
PARTICIPATION IN ELEOTECHNIA 2009
Our company took part in the exhibition Mediterranean olive and olive oil "ELEOTECHNIA" held at the Olympic Center Greek 8-10 May 2009.