Located on the 5th and 6th floor of the Committee of the Regions premises, the Meeting Place provides a central location for a third of the OPEN DAYS workshops. It also hosts the OPEN DAYS Media Centre and represents a place where participants can meet informally, network, make contacts and develop new or existing partnerships.
Under the thematic focus of 'EUrban and regional solutions: Investments, participation, networking', the Meeting Place workshops focus on:
Exhibition: Part of the exhibition '100 EUrban solutions' will be displayed at the Meeting Place, including projects and initiatives from the EU INTERREG IVC and URBACT programmes.
Informal Networking: Given its central location in Brussels' European quarter, the Meeting Place is a convenient place to meet and network, be it in the Café or at networking sessions which follow-up specific workshops.
OPEN DAYS Media Centre: For journalists from local, regional, national and European media outlets, a joint media programme will be organised during the OPEN DAYS, including working facilities in the CoR and special services such as a TV studio, workspaces, interviewing possibilities etc. The Media Centre is located on the 5th floor of the Committee of the Regions' premises.
Meeting Place Café: The café is located on the 5th floor Atrium of the Committee of the Regions.
VIP rooms: Rooms for bilateral meetings can be made available upon request.