Our Achievements and Certifications


Ideales’ most important achievements, certifications and milestones:

2018
Ideales is once more globally awarded with the Gold Best Dealer 2017 Award, at the 2018 European Conference of the Canadian Hydropool - the largest spa industry in the world, for its excellent Customer Service, its creative and inspired marketing and the increased by 25% sales of Ideales Spa hot tubs during 2017.
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2018
Ideales is distinguished in the Franchise Awards for the 4th time, receiving in this year’s edition the "Eco Friendly Franchise" award, which highlights Franchise's best environmental management practices.
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2016
Ideales was awarded once again with the 2015 Gold Dealer Award for its excellent customer service, its creative and inspired marketing and the increased sales of Ideales Spa hot tubs. This pan-European distinction was awarded to Ideales in Budapest, in the corresponding 2016 European Conference of the Canadian Hydropool - the largest spa industry in the world.
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2015
Ideales is once more distinguished with the Bronze Award in the category "Innovative Store" of Sales & Business Development, of the Sales Excellence Awards 2015, that is organized for the third time by the Sales Institute in Greece (S.I.G.) in collaboration with Boussias Communications. 
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2015
Ideales Group received the 2014 Gold Dealer Award at the 35th Annual World Congress of the Canadian Hydropool -the largest Spa industry in the world, because of the excellent service offered to its customers, its inspiring marketing and the increased sales of the Ideales Spa hot tubs. It is noteworthy that Ideales was distinguished among 350 Hydropool dealers worldwide!
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2014
Ideales is awarded with the Bronze Award in the category "Customer Service" of Innovation in Sales & Customer Focus, of the Sales Excellence Awards 2014, that is organized by the Sales Institute in Greece (S.I.G.) in collaboration with Boussias Communications. In addition, an honorary distinction was awarded to the late founder & Chairman of the Company Stelios Stavridis, for his contribution in the sales sector.
 
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2014
Ideales was awarded for the third time for the ecological character of its product Piscines Ideales - the eco pool®, this time in the Environmental Awards 2014, where it was distinguished with the Bronze Award in the category "Water Saving Product".
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2014
Ideales is distinguished once more for its excellent working environment with the Best Franchise WorkPlace '13 award in the Franchise Awards, a competition where it is distinguished for the 3rd time.
 
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2013
Ideales is distinguished for the fourth year with the gold EBEN GR SEE G MODEL award of the European Business Ethics Network, on Business Ethics, environmental sensitivity, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance that the company demonstrates.
 
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2013
Gold award for Ideales by the Corporate Responsibility Institute, for its performance in Corporate Social Responsibility according to the CR Index
 
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2013
Ideales is distinguished once more by the Franchise Awards, awarded this time as Best Franchise Leader in the competition organized by the Franchise Business Magazine.
 
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2012
Ideales is distinguished for the Perception Index in the category "Labor" of the Bravo 2012 Initiative, which evaluates the degree of perception of social partners on key issues presented in the Reports of Businesses-Organizations.
 
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2012
We receive the Gold BEE (Business Ethics Excellence) Award for the 3rd consecutive year from the European Business Ethics Network – Greek Chapter, for our Code of Conduct on Business Ethics Excellence.
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2012
Ideales is distinguished for fourth consecutive time for its performance in Corporate Responsibility according to the CR Index.
2012
We are once again distinguished as Corporate Superbrand (leader in the Greek market).
2011
Ideales receives the Gold BEE (Business Ethics Excellence) Award for the 2nd consecutive year from the European Business Ethics Network – Greek Chapter, for our Code of Conduct on Business Ethics Excellence.
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2011
Ideales is once again included in the list of the “Strongest Companies in Greece” by ICAP Group, as one of the most powerful companies in Greece in terms of credit rating.
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2011
Ideales is once again awarded for its working environment – this time in the field of Franchise – receiving the Best Franchise Workplace award in the competition organized by the Franchise Business magazine.
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2011
Ideales is awarded for its environmentally friendly practices by the Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry, within the framework of the Think Green project, and also for the fact that Piscines Ideales | the eco pool® is the only certified ecological pool in the world.
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2010
Ideales is once again amongst the companies distinguished for their performance in Corporate Responsibility according to the CR Index. It is also the only SME in Greece with such important work in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. We also received special praise for our working environment.
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2010
We are included in the Strongest Companies in Greece – in the highest category (AA) – by ICAP Group as one of the most powerful companies in Greece in terms of our credit rating.

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2010
This time we receive the Gold Award for Business Ethics Excellence – BEE Award from EBEN.
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2010
All of our services comply with the international standard  ISO 9001:2008.
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2010
Ideales is distinguished as Corporate Superbrand.
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2009
Ideales is honoured by the Hellenic Management Association with the Silver Award for “Attainment of Business Excellence Principles” in the framework of the National Certification “AEIN ARISTEUEIN”.
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2009
We are awarded the Silver Award for Business Ethics Excellence by the EBEN (European Business Ethics Network) for the 2nd consecutive year.
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2009
We are among the 8 companies – and the only SME – with outstanding performance in Corporate Responsibility in Greece according to the CR Index.
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2009
We become the company with the Best Workplace in Europe!! (1st place for companies with 50-500 employees) and of course the Best Workplace in Greece for the 3rd consecutive year. Because words are not enough to describe our pride and joy for receiving such a distinction, click here for highlights from the award ceremony in Vienna.
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2008
Ideales is once again awarded as the Best Workplace in Greece. It is also acknowledged as the European company that shows the greatest respect to its employees receiving the Special Respect Award from the Great Place to Work Institute.
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2008
We receive the Business Ethics Excellence Award from EBEN (European Business Ethics Network)
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2008
We are awarded 2nd place in the Eco Product competition in Greece organized by the European Commission and the Greek Association of Environmental Protection (PASEPPE). Piscines Ideales | the eco pool®, the only ecological pool in the world, becomes a reality.
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2008
We are distinguished as a Superbrand for the second time.
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2008
We join the UN Global Compact
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2008
Ideales receives a prominent place in the Greek Book of Records for the biggest pool that has ever been constructed in Greece - the pool at the Porto Karras hotel complex in Halkidiki, with a total surface area of 1,846m² and a unique beach view.
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2007
Ideales is recognized as the company with the Best Workplace throughout Greece (1st place for companies with 50-250 employees) by the Great Place to Work Institute and is in the top ten of respective European Awards.
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2007
Ideales is honoured by the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) for its Business Excellence.
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2007
We join the Network of Corporate Social Responsibility.
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2006
Ideales is distinguished as a Superbrand (leader in the Greek market)
2006
Our Managing Director, Stelios Stavridis, is awarded “Quality Leader of the Year
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All our services comply with the international standard ISO 9001.
1990
Piscines Ideales is founded by Stelios Stavridis