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Cedomir Pusica  Identity Verified
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Business opportunities and informal dinner Aug 7, 2012

Hello everyone,

I have been in Athens for three months now and I thought I might try and get to know some of local translators/interpreters and exchange experiences, business cards, etc. I own a small translation company in Serbia aiming to cover the Balkan languages market and I am slowly trying to build a network of people to work with in different countries. I know a couple of great restaurants/tavernas, so I will give you my suggestion. One is the peaceful taverna To Kafeneio (I think this is what it's called) in the downtown area, just off of Plaka (one of the side streets close to an old church). It serves great food at very decent prices. Another one is in the area of Abelokipi (close to Panormou metro station). Also, great food, great prices.

Otherwise, feel free to suggest a place yourselves.

Looking forward to meeting you!


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Cedomir Pusica  Identity Verified
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To Kafeneio Aug 8, 2012

Here is the taverna's website address: http://www.tokafeneio.gr/

Also, Iomar's suggestion is fine with me.


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Angelos Kaklamanis  Identity Verified
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Meeting Aug 8, 2012

Dear Cedomir Pusica,

Thank you very much for your e-mail.

I would love participating in this event, but most likely I will not be in Athens on that date.

Thank you.


Best regards,

Angelos Kaklamanis
Member of IAPTI
Member of P.A.T.
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tel: +30.210.83.19.302
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George Amolochitis  Identity Verified
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PowWow in Athens on 14 Aug 2012 Aug 8, 2012

Thank you for the invitation to join the PowWow of 14-Aug-2012. Being outside Athens until 19-Aug-2012 it is not possible to join the event this time.
Another time perhaps!

Have a good time,

George Amolochitis


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SilverStorm
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Powwow Aug 8, 2012

Thank you very much for the invitation!:) I'm not completely sure I'll be in Athens on the 14th, but I'd love to meet you all, so I hope I'll make it!!:)

I'd prefer Plaka, though, to be honest, much more central than Abelokipi, much easier to get to!

Do we have a time yet?

[Edited at 2012-08-08 12:57 GMT]


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Cedomir Pusica  Identity Verified
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Dinner time Aug 8, 2012

Hi everyone! icon_smile.gif

Regarding dinner time, maybe we can get there at around 9 PM? Or even as early as 8... I will pass by the restaurant one of these days and ask for a group discount as well icon_wink.gif I know they do it (e.g. cheaper drinks, some appetizers on the house, free sweets, etc.).

So, suggestions are welcome regarding the time!


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Christina Chrisoula  Identity Verified
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Dinner time Aug 10, 2012

I think 9 pm is fine. There are people who finish work a bit late. Also, it won't be so hot!

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THEOPHILOS VAMVAKOS  Identity Verified
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Dinner time Aug 12, 2012

Any time past 20.00

[Edited at 2012-08-12 06:43 GMT]


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Cedomir Pusica  Identity Verified
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Table booked Aug 12, 2012

Hey all,

I already booked the table at 9:00 PM, but will give my confirmation to the owner on Monday, as soon as we know how many of us will be able to attend. So far, I see there are 7 of us who confirmed coming and it would be great if the rest would do the same in the course of Monday (even Tuesday before 2 PM). Regarding discounts, they proposed two options:

- every 5 beers, 1 is free (it costs 3.40 EUR); I guess the same applies for wine or any other drinks
- no discount for drinks, but free sweets in the end.

I would go with the second option, but we may decide on the spot.

Looking forward to hearing from you all and seeing you there! Once again, the address is:

1 Epiharmou and Tripodon St., Plaka

Website: www.tokafeneio.gr


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THEOPHILOS VAMVAKOS  Identity Verified
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Meeting Aug 13, 2012

Hvala, Cedomire. Thanks, Cedomir.

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Cedomir Pusica  Identity Verified
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:) Aug 13, 2012

Nema na čemu / You're welcome!

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Argyro Alykatora  Identity Verified
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I will be there! Aug 14, 2012

And I can't wait to meet you all.

Until tonight then,

Ero


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ellh Karlaouzos  Identity Verified
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Still maybe ! Aug 14, 2012

Hi everybody, I'll definitely try to come tonight and meet you all but I can't promise for sure since I've got something planned before. Hope to see you !

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THEOPHILOS VAMVAKOS  Identity Verified
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Meeting and dinner at Kafeneio Aug 14, 2012

Dear Čedomir, thank you very much. It was nice to meet you all, Christina, Natali, Margarita, Yukihiro, Čedomir.

[Edited at 2012-08-14 22:30 GMT]


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Christina Chrisoula  Identity Verified
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A nice night out Aug 15, 2012

Wonderful company, nice place, really good food! Thank you Cedomir for organising it and choosing the place! Glad to have met you all!

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