B2B @ EUSAIR Forum 2017

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B2B @ EUSAIR Forum 2017

The 2nd Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR), jointly organised by the European Commission and the Hellenic Republic with the support of the EUSAIR Facility Point (strategic project financed under INTERREG V-B Adriatic-Ionian Cooperation Programme 2014-2020) will take place in Ioannina (Greece), 11-12 May 2017.

On the occasion of the Forum, and following the successful b2b session held back to back with the 1st EUSAIR Forum in Dubrovnik (http://b2beusair.talkb2b.net/) the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the biggest SME support network in the world, will organise Business to Business (B2B) meetings between organisations in the Adriatic and Ionian Region.

The event will provide a great opportunity to reach out to a wide range of stakeholders from the European Commission, the Region, including national, regional and local administrations, the business sector, the academia and the civil society applying the “entrepreneurial discovery process" of the RIS3 strategy in the EUSAIR region.

Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas acknowledged for its long standing experience to provide cross border and internationalisation services to SMEs and organisations, with the support of the EEN Offices of the other EUSAIR countries (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia) organises this half-day B2B event.

Chamber of Ioannina member of the Enterprise Europe Network - Hellas is pleased to invite you to participate in the business meetings which will take place within the 2nd Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR), in Ioannina, in the morning 11th May 2017.



Main topics of the B2B event

  • Blue technologies
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Seafood
  • Food and drinks
  • Maritime and marine governance and services
  • Maritime transport
  • Intermodal connections to the hinterland
  • Energy networks
  • The marine environment
  • Transnational terrestrial habitats and biodiversity
  • Diversified tourism offer
  • Tourism offer (products and services)
  • Sustainable and responsible tourism management  (innovation and quality)
  • Tourism with cross-sectorial approach: ICT, Mobility, Energy Efficiency, Health

Why participate in the B2B event?

The B2B event is organised as a side event of the 2nd Forum of the EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region as an opportunity to SMEs to meet with other SMEs within EUSAIR; to identify and develop common actions and projects; to reach relevant partners.

The B2B session will offer to businesses the unique opportunity to meet with representatives of the European Commission, the EIB, the Network of Business Angels, Ministries and other institutions to discuss the possibility to submit specific project ideas to the upcoming calls, and learn first-hand what are the opportunities for financing.

Bilateral Meetings

An ideal opportunity to initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings.

Who can participate in the B2B event?

The event is addressed to:
  • SME's (tourist operators, agencies, farmers, producer groups, leisure sports organizations, ship-owners, marinas, yacht skippers...)
  • Universities
  • Chambers
  • Clusters 
  • Other institutions and stakeholders from the Adriatic Ionian Region





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closed since 5 May 2017
Registration 15 Mar – 5 May
Meeting Selection 24 Apr – 5 May
Event 11 May
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Hotel Du Lac
Ioannina, Greece
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 214
Meetings 354
Albania 16
Belgium 2
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1
Bulgaria 12
France 1
Greece 153
Italy 6
Luxembourg 1
Montenegro 16
Serbia 9
Slovenia 1
Spain 1
Total 219
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