B8 is responsible for the support of Greek firms to international markets through various supporting activities, which, among others, include:
Monitoring trade and economic developments around the world and informing regularly the Greek business community on important developments. Recording the companies’ activities, priorities and problems they face in foreign markets and supporting them in cooperation with our Embassies and Economic and Commercial Offices abroad. Analιsing the potential of Greek products to enter new markets or increase their market share. Undertaking appropriate initiatives to promote selected products, services or sectors by organizing events, seminars etc in Greece and sending accordingly promotional material to support events organized by our Diplomatic Authorities abroad. Cooperating with various professional organizations (Chambers, Associations etc) in order to facilitate business contacts abroad and develop or increase their exports. Organizing or coordinating trade missions, accompanying the President, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs etc during their official visits abroad. Informing entrepreneurs on updates of European - international funding programmes. Organizing for the stuff of Economic and Commercial Offices educational seminars on specific fields of economic diplomacy.