Let’s meet at Ecomondo on November 8 & 9!

Italy’s first matchmaking event will take place in Rimini on 8 and 9 November, as part of Ecomondo, one of the biggest expos in the Mediterranean basin for the green and circular economy.

ACR+ and the Sardinia Region are pleased to invite Italian SMEs to participate to a new matchmaking event, in a unique context: The Ecomondo green technology fair. This event is a leading show in Europe for technological and industrial innovation that brings together all sectors of the circular economy on a single platform: from the recovery of materials and energy to sustainable development.

2 sessions are on the menu on the 1st day, in the morning: A first 45 minutes conference, to give you the key to understand all EU financing opportunities for tourism SMEs, with the participation of a representative from the European Commission. This conference will also include a presentation of the European Enterprise Network.

The second session is meant for you to get a hold of 2 tools, the MEET Ecotourism Footprint Calculator, as well as the the DESTIMED PLUS tools and approaches to help SMEs engage in Local Ecotourism Clusters. Participants will be guided through a participative work to discuss key challenges and solutions for a low tourism footprint. They will then split in groups to simulate joint ecotourism packages and test live the MEET Ecotourism Footprint Calculator.

The afternoon will be dedicated to the visit of the fair. Registered SMEs have received free passes to enjoy the wide and various expertise that are broadcasted in Ecomondo.

The 2nd day will be fully dedicated to the matchmaking. SMEs have the chance to register in advance on Ecomondo’s website, to make sure not to miss on an opportunity and enjoy the event as much as they can.

The SMEs will have the possibility to visit the event for its entire duration, until November 11.