On Nov 9th, 2021, Budapest Enterprise Agency (BEA) organised the 8th local stakeholder meeting via zoom. The purpose of the meeting was to share the news of BEA as well as about the CRAFTS CODE project, to invite participants to join the 4th Interregional Thematic Seminar which will be a hybrid type of event, and to analyse the opportunities of organisational restructuring of craftspeople.

János Kele, General Director of Budapest Enterprise Agency, welcomed participants and presented news relating to the activities of BEA such as the status quo of specific micro-loans for craftspeople.

Mónika Alíz Mészáros, EU project manager, informed participants about the status quo of the CRAFTS CODE project along with other news and invited participants to the 4th International Thematic Seminar which will be a hybrid type of event.

Prof. Dr. habil Erzsébet Noszkay CSc gave a presentation about what kind of opportunities are available for craftspeople in organisational restructuring and how they can survive throughout difficult periods such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ágnes Kavalci, organisational and restructuring expert, also shared information on various available support for craftspeople such as export related tools and services and organised an interactive session with stakeholders to find out their recent problems and suggested solutions to these difficulties.