"Identity, Industry and Culture" Published on: 03/03/2014, Last update: 26/09/2014
|Event date:||17/06 > 20/06/2014|
|Location:||15402 Ferrol - Galicia - (Spain)|
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This event pointedd out the importance of cultural routes in the development of Europe as single destination. The spotlight was 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 took 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 was coorganised by the European Commission, 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 included:
- 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 included industrial and cultural visits, as, for example, the Naval Route and guided tours of Ferrol, Santiago and A Coruña.