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Showcase Conference on Tourism

Showcase Conference on Tourism
Published on: 04/02/2019
The European Commission organised a Showcase Conference on Tourism that took place in Brussels on 19 March 2019.
Event date: 19/03/2019
Location: Brussels, Belgium

The aim of this Showcase Conference was to:

  • showcase the added-value of EU support for tourism projects under Europe’s programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME)
  • inspire more cooperation and participation from the tourism industry in the EU projects
  • stimulate reflection on future EU support for tourism projects

15 inspirational examples of good practices developed under the tourism calls of the COSME programme were presented at the following 2 sessions (each consisting of an interactive marketplace session and 2 panel discussions):  

  1. Connecting Europe through public and private partnerships
  2. Connecting Europe through innovation

The event gathered over 200 participants, including representatives of public authorities at EU, national and regional level, European tourism sector associations and tourism and travel industry.


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