EKOME, committed to the goal of promoting Greece as one of the most competitive destinations for audiovisual works production, participated in the International Exhibition EXPO2020 Dubai as a strategic partner of the Greek Pavilion organized by Enterprise Greece, promoting the national program of attracting international a/v productions to one of the largest international exhibitions in the world.
On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, President, and CEO of EKOME Panos Kouanis in his speech on “Studio Greece: Investment incentives and bilateral cooperation in the audiovisual sector of Greece” presented the successful results of the Greek cash rebate investment program and the positive impact on audiovisual production, education, and tourism in Greece. “Our goal was to create an ecosystem that would combine the appropriate infrastructure in incentives, professionals and facilities and will fully highlight Greece’s potential in o/a production”, stressed Panos Kouanis.
The event, which was co-organized by the Greek Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, EKOME and Enterprise Greece, was attended at the Amphitheater of the Hellenic Pavilion by representatives of large foreign companies active in the audiovisual production.
Within the framework of Greece EXPO2020 Dubai, the delegation of EKOME made a series of contacts with professionals in the field, highlighting the important financial incentives offered by Greece for investments in the domestic audiovisual sector as well as the strategic plan to enhance audiovisual production and promote the competitive advantages of the country’s regions, through the operation of the National Network of Audiovisual Productions Facilitation Offices-Film Offices.
The delegation of EKOME also participated in the event “National Day”, with which Greece EXPO2020 Dubai honored the Greek national day (commemorating the Greek Revolution of 1821), combining elements from the cultural identity and the traditional and contemporary face of Greece.
EKOME, with its targeted presence in international fairs and markets, contributes to attracting investments that boost growth and education, aiming at the establishment of a strong ecosystem in the audiovisual sector. By adopting the strategic message of EXPO2020 in Dubai “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, EKOME highlights the Greek talents and joins the national effort to promote the brand name “Greece” around the world.