On behalf of the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD), and our Regional Coordinators, Dr. Martha Theodorou and Dimitris Venetidis, it is our pleasure to invite you to the upcoming EACD Regional Debate in Greece on the topic of “Corporate Identity and Brand Reputation” which will take place on May 28th at the Athens Concert Hall in Athens (Megaro Mousikis Athinon).
We are delighted to announce our speakers:

Anna Adriani, Global Public Relations Director at Illycaffè S.P.A., Italy until 2015

Anna Adriani has been the Global PR Director for illycaffé in charge of corporate and internal communication and media relations worldwide from 1998 until the beginning of 2015. Anna also handled all of illy’s art related projects and events at a global level. In 2010 she was appointed Global PR and Chief Sustainability Officer adding the coordination of all the activities related to the company sustainability and stakeholder engagement to her previous duties. Previously she was PR Director at Vodafone Italy (Omnitel) and head of marketing communications and member of the board at Shandwick (Weber Shandwick). She is a journalist and collaborated as freelance for many years with the national daily La Repubblica and the State owned Italian TV network RAI amongst others. Furthermore, she taught PR theory and techniques at the Udine University, while in 2010 she got a contract as events and sponsorships adjunct professor at the Cattolica University in Milan.

Eleni Didaskalou – Papadimitriou, Communications & Marketing Director at The Athens Concert Hall since 2010

Eleni Didaskalou – Papadimitriou has studied Greek and French Literature (University of Athens). After having, also, completed studies in Theatre and History of Art, she was employed (1997-2010) as Communications & Development Director at the Museum of Cycladic Art. Her post-graduate title at Leicester University (Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries) highlights her engagement in building relationships between the venue and its audience. Moreover, Eleni undertakes different projects, all aimed to enhance the audience experience within a venue. The subject of her speech, on May 28th will be ”2014-15 Visual identity of Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall”.

Nicole Ioannidi, General Manager at Advocate/ Burson-Marsteller

Nicole Ioannidi is General Manager at Advocate/Burson-Marsteller. She provides strategic counsel to organizations across sectors, on complex issues dealing with corporate reputation, issues and crisis management, CSR, and financial communications. During her career, she has worked with leading corporations on the development of communication strategies and the design of successful and award-winning PR campaigns. Nicole has also held senior positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb and The PR Team/Burson-Marsteller, while she has also gained experience in the US working for Edelman in New York. Nicole holds an M.A. in International Relations from Boston University, where she conducted research on the Internet as a tool in International Public Relations and Public Diplomacy.  She also holds a Law Degree from the University of Athens, School of Law.

18.00 – 18.15 Registration
18.15 – 18.30 Welcome addresses by Dr. Martha Theodorou and Dimitris Venetidis
18.30 – 19.00 Presentation by Anna Adriani
19.00 – 19.30 Presentation by Eleni Didaskalou-Papadimitriou
19.30 – 20.00 Presentation by Nicole Ioannidi
20.00 – 20.30 Q&As and Networking

When you register, your attendance is free of charge, courtesy of the EACD and The Athens Concert Hall (Megaro Mousikis Athinon), 1 Kokkali & Vas. Sofias Ave., 115 21 Athens, Greece.
Should you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact us at [email protected].

We look forward to welcoming you to this event!