Closed call for participation on GIZ Seminar: "Regional Marketing: Branding of Products and Regions", 01-06 October 2012, Istria, Croatia


The overall goal of this Regional Seminar which is part of the GIZ Human Capacity Development program entitled:  “EU Integration of South Eastern Europe” is to strengthen professionals and decision makers on national, regional and local levels in their capacities and skills to manage and coordinate sustainable development activities through mobilizing regional potentials and resources.

By using an integrated approach to Regional Marketing looking at branding products and regions, the seminar will support the combination of concepts and instruments for both dimensions based on experiences from EU member states as well as the South Eastern European countries.

Partners and colleagues from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia are expected to meet in Istria/Croatia in order to understand how to identify and mobilize regional potentials and resources and jointly develop innovative approaches, which support rural territories in becoming strong partners.

The working language used in this seminar will be English. Costs for training, board and lodging will be covered by the organizers. Travel costs have to be covered by the participants themselves or by the organizations/ projects/ institutions sending participants.

Interested representatives should send their registrations forms to Ms Janet Lechner ( Deadline for applications is September 5th 2012.

Here, you can download General Information and the Reply Form!