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PARTNERSHIP EVENT IN VILLACH

 

The third partnership event took place in Villach (Carinthia, Austria) on October 22nd - 23rd 2004

The event was focused on three main sectors:

  1. mechanics and engineering;
  2. micro-electronics;
  3. software

PROGRAMME

The partnership event included:

  • one plenary conference to analyse the EU enlargement process;
  • three thematic workshops on in-depth issues per each sector;
  • planned bilateral meetings between enterprises and economic operators;
  • a permanent exhibition area hosting the stands of the project partners from EU Border Regions, Candidate Countries and EU no Border regions: Greece, Austria, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Spain.

BENEFICIARIES

The direct beneficiaries of the initiative were:

  • micro companies,
  • crafts companies,
  • small and medium enterprises,
  • sector associations,
  • specialised development agencies,
  • institutional SME service providers,

Almost 250 participants attended the two-day event, including more than 180 companies operating in the three priority sectors, regional and national institutions, business operators and SME service providers representing nine countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovenia and Spain.

EVALUATION RESULTS

The outcomes of Villach partnership event were evaluated on short and mid-term basis, in order to check the degree of satisfaction of the participants and to evaluate the impact of the initiative in a middle-term perspective. The results thus obtained were very good in both cases!

PICTURES


Plenary Conference

Mr Mardiris
Plenary Conference
Mr Papademetriou
Workshop: Speaker
Audience
Workshop: Audience
Stand Romania Stand Italy
Stand SpainStand Hungary

Bilateral meetings


Bilateral meeting

Bilateral meeting Bilateral meeting

 

 
 
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