Webinar  :

'Governance and Business Models for Cultural and Creative Tourism based on CCIs SMEs'

Assistance to partners for the Action Plans

12 January 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 CET

Draft Programme 

1. Welcome by Cult-CreaTE Lead Partner and ECTN Immediate Past President - Ratis Sijāts, Chairman of Vidzeme Tourism Association (VTA), Latvia (5 min) 

2. Interreg Europe Action Plans requirements, Purpose of Webinar and Expected Results - Manos Vougioukas, Cult-CreaTE Project Coordinator, Greece (15 min) 

3. Governance and Business Models for CCT development based on CCIs: Introduction, State of the Art, Best Practices, Guidelines, Practical implementation methods - Dr Jordi Tresserras / Javier Iturralde de Bracamonte MBA - University of Barcelona, LabPATC/Ibertur network - ECTN advisory partner external experts (30 min) 

4. Potential Actions on improved Governance and Business Models by Cult-CreaTE partners (Optional, 2-3 min each max): 

 Vidzeme Tourism Association, Latvia – Eva Koljera 

 Veneto Region, Italy – Chiara Rossetto

 Cork City Council, Ireland – Siobhán Finn

 Pécs-Baranya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Hungary – Bianca Vámhidy

 Nicosia Tourism Board, Cyprus – Sotiris Christoforou

 Dundee City Council – Diane Milne / Jennifer Caswell

 Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region, Poland – Małgorzata Kruk-Szarszewska

 Naoussa Municipality, Greece – Dimitris Pazos

5. Response by External Expert – Jordi Tresserras (10 minutes) 

6. Conclusions and Closing remarks (10 minutes) 

 Conclusions and next steps, Cult-CreaTE Project Coordinator (5 minutes) 

 Closing remarks by lead partner VTA (5 minutes)


The Webinar will be dedicated to the capacity building of partner`s key staff, stakeholders and policy makers and exchange of knowledge/experience on governance and business models for SME Competitiveness, by involving CCIs regarding re-deployment of CCIs for sustainable cultural and creative tourism, supported by External Expert on the topic.