OPEN DAYS 2014 > Participants > Who should participate?

Who should participate?

The OPEN DAYS are geared towards an audience specifically interested in regional policy:

  • members of the Committee of the Regions, members of the European Parliament and national, regional and local politicians;
  • European, national, regional and local government officials and experts in the field of managing and evaluating cohesion policy programmes;
  • representatives of private companies, financial institutions and European and national associations;
  • journalists from European, national, regional and local media;
  • master or PhD students, researchers and practitioners in the field of European, regional and urban policy.

The typical participant is from the regional or local administration (52%), new to the event (45%) and is travelling to Brussels specifically for the event (82%).*

Organisational affiliation of participants *

Who should participate?

(* figures from the OPEN DAYS 2013 online survey)