What to expect in the 2024 event
Inclusion of the whole ecosystem, more content partners, carbon neutral, more sustainable – accessible – inclusive event.
Truly international, largest impact event in SE Europe, deep dive in pressing impact matters, strong networking.
Investor-connect program for fund managers and start-ups, one-on-one private meetings with investors and government.
Side mini-events with cultural, environmental and impact subjects following the days of the conference.
We build on the major success of our 1st historic event in 2023.
The 2024 full day event will be held on Thursday 16th of May 2024 in Athens, Greece, followed by an „impact weekend“ with rich cultural, environmentally and socially linked side activities set to facilitate dialogue and knowledge exchange.
Our main goal in 2024 is to allow for a deeper dive in the regional and international impact investing ecosystem and trends.
We will include the latest developments in sustainability and impact investing, impact strategies, impact metrics, investment products and innovative ventures in local, regional and international impact ecosystems.
The Conference fulfils one of the key-missions of the HIIN: to propagate the meaning and importance of Impact Investing, to point out the correct definition and differentiation, to educate about the criteria for this revolutionary methodology and to launch the creation of the impact ecosystem.Some examples of 2023 conference themes:
sustainable food chains, sustainable aquaculture, alternative protein
sustainable food & agriculture, renewable energy, agro-voltaics
blue economy, sustainable tourism, green shipping
carbon sequestration, nature-based solutions, reforestation
Focus on Sustainable Development and Impact Investing in Greece. The philosophy of Sustainability reflects on the topics as well as the organization itself.
The Hellenic Impact Conference involves the local investment ecosystem, government officials, international experts, global organizations, international impact investors, fund managers and DFIs.
Impact entrepreneurs with innovative SMEs with high impact potential
Investment advisors and experts, asset managers, fund managers and alternative investment professionals
Governments and international organizations, DFIs, academia, general public
Impact investing is a methodology that seeks to generate financial returns while also creating a positive and measurable social or environmental impact. Impact investments need to strictly comply to such criteria. Impact investing is not philanthropy, Corporate Responsibility, SRI or ESG.
("Ε.Π.Κ.Α." is the Greek term for Impact Investing as defined by the HIIN in 2020.)
Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a risk-adjusted financial return.
Can be made in both emerging and developed markets
Is a methodology, that can target a broad range of returns depending on the sset class, industry and maturity of an investment
Addresses most pressing challenges in various sectors such as sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, conservation, microfinance, housing, healthcare, education...
Is embraced by various types of investors such as banks, pension funds, wealth managers, asset managers, family offices, private investors, religious institutions, governments and development finance institutions
Impact investing shouldn’t be “green washing”, or “impact washing”, i.e., impact specialists should focus on the true, long-term and substantial environment and social impact of the investment
Grand Sponsor Package
Create a curated discussion / panel dedicated to your interests
Private meetings with speakers or media representatives
Brand Awareness & Brand Visibility: in all pre- event print and digital campaigns and all event collateral including website, social media outlets, email marketing campaign
Special reference on sponsor’s panel/keynote in intl. impact network of the partners through social media ( more than 10.000 sustainability and impact partners ) + special customized email to selected local and international partners
Special customized email to selected local and international sustainability / impact partners
Post conference use of panel video materials, right to use HIIN and conference logo in corporate, announcements, social media, websites etc.
Exclusive invitations and front row seats, product demo or showcase in the lobby, receive information about attendees
Basic Sponsor Package
Speaking Opportunity for a C-level executive
Brand Awareness & Brand Visibility: in all pre- event print and digital, campaigns and all event collateral including website, social media, outlets, email marketing campaign
Special reference on sponsor’s panel/keynote in intl. impact network of the partners through social media (more than 10.000 sustainability and impact partners)
Post conference use of panel video materials
Right to use HIIN sponsorship and logo in corporate announcements
Exclusive invitations, product demo or showcase in lobby
The Hellenic Impact Investing Network (HIIN) is the first impact investing platform in Greece, creating awareness and mobilizing action Sustainability and Impact Investing in the Greek and international investor and entrepreneurs community. Furthermore, it builds the local impact ecosystem and supports the creation of a friendly environment for such investments in Greece, while showcasing innovative opportunities to the global impact investing community.
SGT is an international corporate communications enterprise that offers high-quality corporate communication services and organizes a successful series of prototype events. The company's team is also responsible for the annual coordination of the internationally renown Delphi Economic Forum.
Phenix Capital specialises in connecting practitioners active in the impact investing space with value added market intelligence through digital databases, publications and though leadership industry events. Through tailored advisory services, Phenix focuses (but not limited to) on cocreating investing strategies and frameworks with institutional investors and impact fund managers.
The Hellenic Impact Investing Network (HIIN) is a global network with the aim to create awareness and mobilize action about sustainability and impact investing in the Greek investor and entrepreneur community
The HIIN Team is comprised of seasoned international investment, communication, impact and NGO professionals with long track record in sustainability, social responsibility and impact investing
We help investors understand the impact methodology – we help Greek entrepreneurs articulate their impact profile and share their innovative business models with the international impact investing community – we help regulators and state and academic institutions design frameworks to support the advancement of the methodology
We are Greeks in origin, and at heart; we are parents, children, brothers and sisters; we are passionate about the protection of the environment and the creation of social wealth
We encourage creative, multidisciplinary thinking that will help Greece achieve a sustainable future and a circular economy
The HIIN idea was conceived in Switzerland in 2018 and officially registered as a Greek NGO in Athens as of April 2021