February 2021 entered dynamically with a new distinction for the company ADUS, which was awarded the prize "EXPORT LEADERS AWARDS 2021", in the context of the digital forum of the New Times: "Greece of Extroversion - Export Leaders Forum 2021" held on February 2, 2021 and dedicated to the extroversion of the Greek Economy and Business.

Friday, February 26, 2021

The award was received by Mr. Panagiotis Loukeris, CEO of ADUS who thanked Mr. Ktenas for the event expressing his pleasure as it is the first award that ADUS receives in the area of exports. Referring to the company, he stressed that ADUS’ aim in the field of exports has two directions:

First, to provide consulting services to Greek companies, in matters like for example are; know-how of foreign markets, packaging and rebranding, at all stages, from the beginning of the process to completion, but also to ensure the long-term presence of products in foreign markets.

Secondly, to help foreign companies to introduce their products in the Greek market: in supermarkets but also in other distribution networks.

In closing, he highlited the presence of ADUS in the United Kingdom and underlined the cooperation with the Hellenic-British Chamber, which assists the cooperation of Greek companies with the United Kingdom.

Finally, he congratulated all the companies that were awarded at the event and stated that ADUS will be by their side in this difficult but not impossible task.

Speech by the CEO of ADUS Mr. Panagiotis Loukeris


The event was opened by the host and head of New Times, Spyros Ktenas, while it was coordinated by journalists Sofia Rodopoulou and Christos T. Panagopoulos. Among the speakers who participated the forum were: the Minister of Development and Investment Mr. Adonis Georgiadis, the Professor of Public Law & Member of SYRIZA - Northern Sector of Athens - Head of Foreign Affairs of SYRIZA Mr. George Katrofyalos, the Deputy Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Extroversion Mr. Costas Frangogiannis, and the Secretary General of International Economic Relations and Extroversion at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of EnterpriseGreeceMr. Giannis Smyrlis.

The forum "GREECE OF EXTROVERSION - EXPORT LEADERS 2021" highlighted:

  • Problems hindering exports and proposals - measures to improve the export performance of companies.

  • The risks and prospects for Greek exports during the pandemic. 

  • The course of exports in 2020 and the outlook for 2021 for target, as well as in the new, markets. 

  • The course of foreign investment in Greece and the internationalization of the Greek economy.

  • The digital forum was held under the auspices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), the Panhellenic Exporters Association (PSE), the Greek Exportes Association (SEVE), the Federation of Hellenic Food Industries (SEVT),Exporters’ Association of Crete, Hellenic - German Chamber of Commerce, and the Hellenic Chinese Chamber.

  • The EXPORT LEADERS AWARDS 2021 were given to the companies of the country, which have distinguished for their performance in the field of extroversion. The EXPORT LEADERS AWARDS 2021 concern productive enterprises of the country as well as enterprises that contribute to the extroversion of the country.

New Times Event Press Release HERE

Video of the event