Italy: First & Second Trainings with SMEs

From 22nd to 25th March 2022, 23 Italian SMEs active in the field of tourism took part in the first two training sessions promoted by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia for the Sardinian SMEs and Confindustria for the rest of Italy.

These activities foresaw the organisation of workshops, training and mentoring sessions to increase the skills of the SMEs and facilitate scaling-up of sustainable growth and uptake of innovative solutions. The trainings took place place on 22nd-23rd March in Rome and on 24th-25th March in Cagliari.

The first training revolved around Sustainable Development, Circular Economy and Environmental Management – key concepts and principles and its application to the tourism sector. The second training tackled Environmental Standards & Environmental Certifications of products/services and organizations.

These first events were also an opportunity to introduce the TOURISME project itself, informing the selected SMEs about the calendar of training activities and the upcoming international matchmaking event initiatives under planning in the other TOURISME countries (Spain, Cyprus, and France).