Gearing Up For GFG Greece 2017


Tue, 24 Jan 2017      Future Conferences

Click the #GFGPanama16 logo to read the GFG’s Panama conference report   RMsPanama3Thumbnail

 

GFG Greece Conference: 14th – 17th October 2017

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#GFGGREECE17


One flight – one hotel – one location = numerous business opportunities

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOUR GFG FRIENDS?
GET PLANNING FOR THE GREECE CONFERENCE IN OCTOBER!


FULL CONFERENCE DETAILS


Information and Action Links Menu: (click on titles below to link to that item)

* Deadlines / * Hotel / * Hotel Room Reservation / * Conference Schedule / * Charges / * Delegate Registration / * Sales Meetings List, Agenda,Survey / * PK Ki Operator of the Year 2017 Nomination / * Visa Applications / * Airport / Transport / * Wednesday Day Trip / * Golf / * Athens, Greece Information websites

Conference Deadlines:

                            Friday 4th August 2017 – Delegate Registrations

                            Friday 1st September 2017 – Hotel room bookings
                            Friday 1st September 2017 – Sales Meetings, Surveys and agenda items
                            Friday 1st September 2017 – Day trip registration

The deadlines are set by necessity so please kindly adhere to them.

Please contact Rachel regarding any questions. Rachel acknowledges receipt of all registrations, sales meetings lists and surveys within 24 hours (unless absent in which case she will give prior warning). If you do not receive confirmation of receipt, please resend via email. Thank you.

Conference Hotel

Venue:                     Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

Address:                  10 Ag. Nikolaou & Iliou, 16671 Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece

Telephone:             +30-210-8911100

Fax:                          +30-210-9658010

Email:                      divanis@divaniapollon.gr

Website:                  http://divaniapollonhotel.com

Hotel Room Bookings                                                                                          Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Click on the link below to access the GFG’s bespoke booking page:

Hotel Reservation Page:                                    https://divaniapollopalace.reserve-online.net/ (if the link won’t work for you, copy and paste it into your browser)

At top right of reservation web page is “Booking Code”. GFG Booking Code is: 1339930

(Price showing may be in your currency but actual charges will be made in Euros.)

Guest room prices:   (all rooms type are ‘superior’)

Single:                         Euros170.00

Twin / Double:          Euros190.00

Triple:                         Euros250.00

Included in room rate:

– American Buffet Breakfast for one person (two for twin / double occupancy rooms, three for triple occupancy)

– all taxes (unless they change, in which case the rate will be adjusted accordingly)
– wifi internet access
– group rates available from 13th – 20th October, (earlier / later to be requested / confirmed)

– check-in time: 1400 hours, check-out time: 1200 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation prior to 9th October 2017 will not incur penalty. Cancellation after 9th October will be charged at the full amount for the full duration of the agreed stay

In case of earlier departure, guest will be charged according to the initial request and not the actual stay.

 

Conference Schedule:

Main Conference Dates:                            Sunday 14th – Tuesday 17th October 2017 inclusively.
General Assembly start time:                   1400 hours, Sunday 15th October

Directors’ Events start:                              1300 hours, Saturday 14th October, BOD Meeting

Optional Day Trip:                                      Wednesday 18th October.

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Conference Charges

US$425 – Full Delegate (attending all events from Sunday afternoon through to the end of Tuesday)

US$175 – Guest (attending only Cocktail Party on Sunday evening, Monday lunch and Closing Dinner on Tuesday night)

Full Members have already been charged for one delegate, within the membership fees for 2017.

Non-Attendance Penalty

The penalty has been reduced temporarily to USD1,500 (instead of the previous USD2,500).

Registrations                                                                                                          Deadline:Friday 1st September 2017

All Members are required to attend the October 2017 conference as part of their membership obligations. Non-attendance will result in the penalty being applied. Every member is entitled to miss 1 in 4 meetings, with a BOD approved reason.

Observer and Aspirant Members: Please remember that non-attendance prohibits advancement to the next level of membership.

Please use the registration form at the end of this file, click here.

Agenda:                                                                                                                  Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

To ensure inclusion in the agenda book, please send your agenda items to Rachel before the deadline, Friday 1st September 2017. You are welcome to open discussions on any group matters that you wish.

You can read the previous minutes at Here

Sales Meetings Schedule                                                                                Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Please submit your sales meetings lists either using the sales meetings form or as a list via email to Rachel.

Please select meetings with at least 10 meetings members. If you don’t have business now, why not discuss potential joint business development for the future?

Meetings are 20 minutes long. If you wish to have a longer meeting, please choose the double slot option of 40 minutes to avoid over-extending into other people’s meetings.

Member Survey                                                                                                   Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Rachel will send out the survey as soon as approved by the BOD. Please note that ALL members are obliged to fully complete and return this survey within the deadline.

PK Ki Operator of the Year 2017 Award                                                                      Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Please nominate the individual (not just company) who has provided you with the best service during the last year. Please provide their full name and company name via email to Rachel or on your survey.

Visas:                                                                                                                                  Deadline: ASAP, please check

Please check your visa requirements and apply in good time. Contact your local Greece consulate / embassy if you are unsure. There is a list of embassies here: https://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-of/greece

If you need a letter of invitation from the GFG or the host, Grandair Ltd, please contact Rachel ASAP.

Airport Information & Transport

Please be aware of the following which I found online.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Kindly be informed that, as of April 7th 2017, the Hellenic Police implements the procedure of passport and identity crosscheck controls, according to the new EU Regulation 458/2017 for all European citizens travelling to / from Non-Schengen destinations.
The process is being conducted smoothly, however, the passengers travelling to Non-Schengen destinations are kindly requested to timely proceed to Passport Control and the display of passports rather than police IDs is recommended.

Athens airport official website:                   http://www.aia.gr

Athens Airport Guide:                                   http://www.worldtravelguide.net/guides/europe/greece/athens/athens-eleftherios-venizelos-international-airport/

Public transport to / from airport:                https://www.aia.gr/traveler/access-and-transportation/transportation/public-transportation

Airport Taxi Website:                                       http://www.athensairporttaxi.com

Wednesday Excursion                                                                                           Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Date:    Wednesday 18th October 2017                                                                           Duration:    full day, exact hours TBC

Price:   TBC

We will have a day trip including sight-seeing in Athens, most likely including all main tourist / cultural sites.

Please let Rachel know if you wish to participate.

Golf                                                                                                                         Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

If anyone wishes to play golf during their visit to Greece, please advise Rachel and I will try to source a nice venue.

Greece Information & Websites:

Greece Country guide:           http://www.worldtravelguide.net/guides/europe/greece/

Athens City guide:                  http://www.worldtravelguide.net/guides/europe/greece/athens/

Athens weather:                     https://weather.com/en-GB/weather/today/l/GRXX0004:1:GR

General Information:

Country Code:                      + 30

Currency:                               Euros

Electricity:                             230 volts AC, 50Hz. European plugs with two round pins are used.

New GFG Members:

Do you want to see more new members in Greece?

Yes?

Why not help grow the membership by using your contacts.

See below for ideas… “BuildGFG Link”

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Please see below for registration form. Unfortunately, I am unable to place a downloadable file here but I have created images below which you can print off or save as a picture and then complete.

If you wish to receive an original copy of the registration form, please ask me to email it to you (secretary@globalfreighnet.org).

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#GFGGREECE17

14 – 17 OCTOBER 2017

SEE YOU IN GREECE – BRING YOUR FRIENDS!

(Refer below to new members!)


 

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Help build the GFG – here are some ideas…

Why don’t you help us to encourage some good companies in Europe to join us in Greece?

Don’t forget!

You can earn money by referring a successful applicant = USD1500 when they attend their first conference!

Get your referrals to link up with the GFG and ‘go global’, guide them to our information page, click here…

1. Ask them:

“Do you want to be part of the ‘work hard, play hard’ group?”

If so, join us now. Click on the button below.

GFG_Join_Global_Network

2. Suggest that they watch our video on YouTube

By watching our video they can have a quick preview of what it’s like to be part of the GFG, follow this link.

 

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3. Suggest that they read our online testimonials from other members

Here is the link
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3. Remember to tell them about our special offer…

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4. Use the #GFGGreece17 hashtag

I’ve been using this hashtag on social media – #GFGGreece17 – why don’t you use it also?

Greece_Pre_Conf_PR_Image_1

Click the #GFGPanama16 logo to read the GFG’s Panama conference report       RMsPanama3Thumbnail


Prospects for GFG Greece 2017

 

Click the #GFGPanama16 logo to read the GFG’s Panama conference report         RMsPanama3Thumbnail


GFG Greece Conference: 14th – 17th October 2017


RMGFGGreece17_14_Final


#GFGGREECE17


One flight – one hotel – one location = numerous business opportunities

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOUR GFG FRIENDS?
GET PLANNING FOR THE GREECE CONFERENCE IN OCTOBER!


FULL CONFERENCE DETAILS COMING SOON


Information and Action Links Menu: (click on title to jump to item)

* Deadlines / * Hotel / * Hotel Room Reservation / * Conference Schedule / * Charges / * Delegate Registration / * Sales Meetings List, Agenda,Survey / * PK Ki Operator of the Year 2017 Nomination / * Visa Applications / * Airport / Transport / * Wednesday Day Trip / * Golf / * Athens, Greece Information websites

Conference Deadlines:

                           Friday 4th August 2017 – Delegate Registrations

                           Friday 1st September 2017 – Hotel room bookings
                           Friday 1st September 2017 – Sales Meetings, Surveys and agenda items
                           Friday 1st September 2017 – Day trip registration

The deadlines are set by necessity so please kindly adhere to them.

Please contact Rachel regarding any questions. Rachel acknowledges receipt of all registrations, sales meetings lists and surveys within 24 hours (unless absent in which case she will give prior warning). If you do not receive confirmation of receipt, please resend via email. Thank you.

Conference Hotel

Venue:                       Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

Address:                   10 Ag. Nikolaou & Iliou, 16671 Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece

Telephone:              +30-210-8911100

Fax:                           +30-210-9658010

Email:                      divanis@divaniapollon.gr

Website:                  http://divaniapollonhotel.com

Hotel Room Bookings                                                                                           Deadline: Friday 1st September 2017

Click on the link below to access the GFG’s bespoke booking page:

Hotel Reservation Page:                            https://divaniapollopalace.reserve-online.net/ (if the link won’t work for you, copy and paste it into your browser)

At top right of reservation web page is “Booking Code”. GFG Booking Code is: 1339930

(Price showing may be in your currency but actual charges will be made in Euros.)

Guest room prices: (all rooms type are ‘superior’)

Single:                                Euros170.00

Twin / Double:                 Euros190.00

Triple:                                Euros250.00


#GFGGREECE17

14 – 17 OCTOBER 2017

SEE YOU IN GREECE – BRING YOUR FRIENDS!

(See below ideas for encouraging new members!)


RMGFGGreece17_14_Final

Help build the GFG – here are some ideas…

Why don’t you help us to encourage some good companies in Europe to join us in Greece?

Don’t forget!

You can earn money by referring a successful applicant = USD1500 when they attend their first conference!

Get your referrals to link up with the GFG and ‘go global’, guide them to our information page, click here…

1. Ask them:

“Do you want to be part of the ‘work hard, play hard’ group?”

If so, join us now. Click on the button below.

GFG_Join_Global_Network

2. Suggest that they watch our video on YouTube

By watching our video they can have a quick preview of what it’s like to be part of the GFG, follow this link.

mqdefault

Watch our video on YouTube

3. Suggest that they read our online testimonials from other members

Here is the link
Testimonials_Image_RM26Mar15

4. Remember to tell them about our special offer…

MemshipUpdatedOffer1

5. Use the #GFGGreece17 hashtag

I’ve been using this hashtag on social media – #GFGGreece17 – why don’t you use it also?

Greece_Pre_Conf_PR_Image_1



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