Lasithi Chamber of Commerce and Industry was founded in 1947 based in the capital of Lasithi Prefecture, Aghios Nikolaos. It operates under the Public Law as a Public Entity Body and is managed by a Board of Directors of 21 members, elected every four years.
The role of Lasithi CCI as a development “force” in the region is implemented via focused and targeted actions such as:
- Submission of recommendations to the government in an advisory and consultative character,
- Participation by representatives in several committees and planning bodies’ infrastructure in order to protect the interests of its members.
- Enhancing and implementing extroversion actions and initiatives to support local traditional products
- Organization and implementation of training and educational seminars, workshops and conference targeting local SMEs
- Creation of a Permanent Exhibition Hall to promote products and services of its members
- Share holdings to local or regional agencies to support local initiatives
Lasithi Chamber of Commerce and Industry has actively and substantially contributed to the prosperity and development of the region with particular focus on the support and extroversion of commercial and business community enhancing economic growth and serving the general interest of the national economy.
Lasithi CCI has participated in various programs and initiatives of the Structural Funds of the European Union and the National Strategic Reference Framework of Greece such as Interreg II, III, ESPA 2007-2013, European Territorial Cooperation Greece- Cyprus 2007-2013 and 2014-2020.
In addition, it has implemented significant measures under the Greek Operational Program “Information Society”2000-2006 with the functioning e-commerce portal for local SMEs, various measures to promote and support local employment and a significant number of training seminars and development programs targeting at local entrepreneurship and business community.
At the same time, Lasithi CCI participates in the Development Agency of Crete, the Lasithi Development SA, is member of the network of the Greek Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry and member of the Greek Chambers Transport Association.
Lasithi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
|Phone||+30 28410 22231|
|Adress||17, Ι. Koundourou str., 72100, Aghios Nikolaos, Crete|