Interregional Thematic Workshop B: 'Best practices of CCT based on CCIs' with study visits.

The Workshop will be dedicated to the capacity building of partner`s key staff, stakeholders and policy makers and exchange of knowledge/experience on best practices of Cultural & Creative tourism which are based on Cultural & Creative industries with study visits regarding best practices on re-deployment of CCIs for sustainable cultural and creative tourism, supported by External Expert on the topic.

6-7 November 2019, Nicosia, Cyprus 

Venue: Leventis Gallery, Nicosia 

Preliminary Programme 

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 


14:00 - 18:00 Study visits in Nicosia CCIs:

Thursday, 7 November 2019 

09:00 Registration 

09:30 Session 1: Opening – Setting the Scene 

Moderator: Nicosia Tourism Board (this section will be covered by media)

 Welcome note - Nicosia Municipality Mayor  

 Opening Address - NTB President

 Address by lead partner VTA Latvia

 Purpose of the Thematic Workshop B in the frame of Cult-CreaTE project: background, issues, aims, approach, activities and expected results - Project Coordinator

 State of the Art and Best Practices on CCT based on CCIs, External Expert, ECTN advisory partner

 Discussion

11:00 Coffee break 

11:30 Session 2: Good practices and results from other projects and initiatives on CCT based on CCIs 

Moderator: Nicosia Tourism Board

13:00 Working Lunch 

Session 3: Established best practices and plans/priorities on CCIs contribution to CCT development and promotion in partner regions (10 min each) 

 Vidzeme Tourism Association, Latvia 

 Veneto Region, Italy

 Cork City Council, Ireland

 Pécs-Baranya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Hungary

 Dundee City Council, Scotland UK

 Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region, Poland

 Naoussa Municipality, Greece


16:00 Coffee Break 

16:15 Session 4: Discussion, Proposals for the Action Plans and Conclusions 

 Moderator: VTA LV

Discussion (in small groups): 

 1. Transfer of best practices: How can we deploy CCIs for CCT?

 2. Stakeholder involvement: How to engage key stakeholders?

 3. Policy Change, Potential Actions for the Action Plans: How can we improve policy instruments in Cult-CreaTE partner destinations with CCT based on CCIs in the Action Plans?

 Conclusions and next steps, Project Coordinator 

 Closing remarks by lead partner VTA 

17:30 End of Workshop