|Event date:||17/06 > 20/06/2014|
|Location:||15402 Ferrol - Galicia - (Spain)|
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This event will point out the importance of cultural routes in the development of Europe as single destination. The spotlight will be on industrial tourism as a new way to attract tourists and to ensure a swift economic conversion in abandoned industrial areas.
The 5th European Conference of Industrial Tourism will take place in Ferrol next 17-18-19-20 June 2014, under the frame of 3rd Crossroads of Europe and the European Conference on Industrial tourism.
The event is coorganised by the European Commission, Direction General for Enterprise and Industry, the Provincial Council of A Coruña, the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Toledo.
The three day event will include:
- an official opening with cultural visits on 17 June
- a conference on 18 June
- dedicated workshops and site visits on 19 June
- networking session for industrial tourism operators on 20 June
A social program is also proposed, including industrial and cultural visits, as, for example, the Naval Route and guided tours of Ferrol, Santiago and A Coruña.
Participation is free and open to all - cultural and tourism associations, international organizations, regional and national authorities, travel agents and tour operators, specialized journalists and people interested in creating new industries about culture and tourism.
Prior registration is compulsory http://europeanindustrialtourism.com/registration