The Epirus Business Forum 2012 was successfully completed and managed to attract the interest of the business world of Epirus. The said Forum, held in Ioannina on 27-28 January 2012, was attended by 1,132 businessmen from all over Greece. DEPA participated with Mr. Evangelos Kosmas, Director of Corporate Affairs & Communication, in the session “Energy in Epirus”, who delivered the speech “Natural Gas – a development tool for Greece”. In the same session, Mr. N. Stampolis, Vice-President & General Director of IENE (Institute of Energy for Southeast Europe) presented the study “ITGI pipeline and its contribution in the regional development of Epirus”. The coordinator of the panel was Mr. M. Petrakis, Director of the Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development of the National Observatory of Athens.