Mission for Growth Wallonia - 18-19 Feb 2014 - La Louviere, Belgium

Promoting Business Partnerships in Wallonia

Wallonia Region

The aim of the event is to promote business partnerships between Wallonia (Belgium) and European companies active in sectors identified as leading and developing industries in Wallonia.

The event is organized in the framework of an initiative of Vice President Antonio Tajani in cooperation with the Ministry for the Economy of the Walloon Government and with the support of Walloon Clusters and Enterprise Europe Network Wallonia.

 

Brokerage event: B2B and C2C (Tuesday 18th Feb - 14.00 to 18.00)

The Walloon EEN consortium organizes this brokerage event on February 18 afternoon.
This session will gather companies as well as EEN partners who are expected to represent companies and companies profiles in the case companies cannot attend itself the session. Furthermore, European Clusters will take part to the brokerage event session.

This B2B and Cluster-to-Cluster aims to initiate R&D, technological and commercial cooperations.

Agenda

13:00 - 14:00  REGISTRATION
                       
continuously available during matching sessions
13:15 – 14:00  OVERVIEW OF CLEAN SKY INITIATIVES
                         Sebastien Dubois & Vittorio Selmin (Clean Sky)
                         Both representatives available for individual meetings
                         upon request during the B2B session
14:00 - 18:00  Parallel B2B and Cluster-to-Cluster matchmaking sessions

Main topics

  • Transport and Logistics
  • Spatial and Aerospace
  • Mechanical engineering industries
  • Biotech / pharmaceuticals / life sciences
  • Cultural and Creative industries

                       Other activities proposed along B2B meetings :

                        - Maker’s Lab from Creative Wallonia: mobile platform for imagining, designing and prototyping objects
                        - Business and Technology Partnership proposals exhibition from EEN Wallonia
                        - Creative exhibition from La Maison de l’Entreprise (Mons)
                        - Open Bar and Business Corner

18:00 - 19:00  Dragone Entertainment Group Presentation (www.dragone.be)

“Founded in 2000 by world renowned art director and producer Franco Dragone, the”Franco Dragone Entertainment Group”designs, produces and puts together live shows combining post-modern dancing, music, circus arts and special effects.”

19:00 - 20:00  Cocktail

20:00  Networking Dinner

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Cluster-to-Cluster meetings (during the B2B session) :

With the participation of the Walloon clusters related to the main focused sectors:

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Company visits (Wednesday 19th February – 8.00 to 13.00)

Besides the B2B session, Company visits will take place on February 19 in the morning.
A company visit will be organized for the following identified key sector:

  • Transport and Logistics,
  • Spatial and Aerospace,
  • Biotech / pharmaceuticals / life sciences
  • Cultural and Creative industries

Please read the Company visits page for more details.

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 The following package is offered to participating companies and EEN partners

  • Participation to the Brokerage event on Tuesday 18th of February 2014 from 14.00 to 18.00
  • International networking cocktail on the evening of 18th of February
  • Participation to the Company visits on Tuesday 19th of February 2014 in the morning


Costs:  Free of charge

 

The Mission for Growth Wallonia event will start on February 18, in the morning (9.15 to 12.45) with a conference and debates, enhanced by the presence of Messrs Elio Di Rupo, Prime Minister of Belgium and Jean-Claude Marcourt, Minister for the Economy of the Walloon Government. Agenda on the conference page

Register here for the conference on 18/2 (morning), deadline 17/2


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Registration
closed since 13 Feb 2014
Organisers
Schedule
Registration 1 Nov – 13 Feb
Meeting Selection 4 Feb – 13 Feb
Event 18 Feb – 19 Feb
Details
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue LOUVEXPO
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 343
Meetings 868
Participants
Belgium 207
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1
Brazil 9
Bulgaria 1
Canada 1
China 1
Croatia 2
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 2
Finland 1
France 53
Germany 17
Greece 2
Hungary 2
Israel 1
Italy 27
Latvia 1
Luxembourg 33
Malta 3
Montenegro 5
Netherlands 5
Pakistan 1
Poland 2
Portugal 42
Romania 7
Russia 1
Serbia 4
Slovak Republic 1
Slovenia 5
South Africa 1
Spain 13
Sweden 1
Switzerland 1
Tunesia 17
Turkey 7
United Kingdom 21
USA 1
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