BEC-TSB / Cooperation for the Establishment of a “Business and Employment Centre” and a “Trade Show and Bazaar” in the Cross-border Area

Acronym: BEC-TSB
Project title: Cooperation for the Establishment of a “Business and Employment Centre” and a “Trade Show and Bazaar” in the Cross-border Area
Priority axis: 1. Enhancement of cross-border economic development
Measure: 1.1 Economic Development
Overall Lead Partner &
Financial Lead Partner 1:
Municipality of Gevgelija
Financial Lead Partner 2: Municipality of Paionia
Partners: Municipality of Iraklia, Municipality of Dojran, Exhibitions Research Institute
Budget: 228.004,71 €
Description:

The strategic objective of this project is to enhance entrepreneurship and employment in the cross-border area andto encourage business exchanges and cooperation. Specific objectives of the project are related to the improvement of business skills and the creation of communication and cooperation channels among businesses, entrepreneurs, farmers and other related organizations and institutions.

The target groups of the project are:

- Local producers, processors, merchants, traders, entrepreneurs, investors

- Small and medium-sized enterprises

- Local authorities, business support centers,  organizations and institutions

- Other stakeholders and local population

BEC-TSB foresees activities such as research studies, entrepreneurship guides, promotional material and video spot, a conference, a web portal, participation of the project in a business fair, seminars, workshops, citizens' and business meetings.

Most importantly, two Business and Employment Centers will be established in Gevgelija and Polykastro with a decisive role in supporting entrepreneurship. Finally, there is a revival of the Trade shows and Bazaars (TSBs) in Gevgelija – Dojran area and an upgrading of the operation of the existing local traditional fair in Skotoussa.

Project details:
Call No: F1
Protocol No: 4342
Signature date of the Overall Contract:
Signature date of the Grant Contract: 22/12/2011
Signature date of the subsidy contract:
Subsidy Code: P004-2012
Project website: http://bec-tsb.eu/