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– · Main Stage
Welcome Ceremony
How to build thematic networks of business support in the EU?
Natalia Martínez Páramo Laura Lecci Helena Deane
2021-06-29T09:00:00Z 2021-06-29T09:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Welcome+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Main Stage
Creative and Digital Technologies for greater Sustainability in the Tourism Sector
Creative and Sustainable solutions for Smart Tourism sector. The importance of Digitalization in Tourism. The future of Tourism post COVID-19. Tools to support digital and tourism companies during and post COVID.
Philippos Drousiotis Matina Zisiadou Immaculada Salamanca Moyses Moyseos Joshua Ryan-Saha
2021-06-29T09:15:00Z 2021-06-29T10:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Creative+and+Digital+Technologies+for+greater+Sustainability+in+the+Tourism+Sector https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Main Stage
Drivers for regional economic development and tourism recovery
Main local challenges in the tourism sector and the impact on EU regions and companies. Innovative business support programmes and initiatives provided by business support leaders locally. Impact of solutions in terms of innovative and responsible companies, valuation of cultural heritage, seasonality and territorial dispersion.
Cristina Pacheco Garcia Alessandra Priante LucĂ­a Dobarro Delgado Ricardo Machado Florian SORA
2021-06-29T10:00:00Z 2021-06-29T10:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Drivers+for+regional+economic+development+and+tourism+recovery https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Main Stage
Open Innovation and co-creation for a sustainable tourism industry
Importance of open innovation and ecosystems of collaboration for the future of the Tourism industry. Northern Europe Southern Europe perspectives - collective knowledge and tools to support tourism start-ups and SMEs.
Alessandra Marasco Andrea Belloni Dolores Sammut Bonnici Jessika Weber Sabil Daniel Asmar
2021-06-29T10:45:00Z 2021-06-29T11:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Open+Innovation+and+co-creation+for+a+sustainable+tourism+industry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Speed-Networking
Speed Networking
Make connections! Randomly meet another innovator, incubator, financier and game-changer in the tourism and business support sector
2021-06-29T11:30:00Z 2021-06-29T11:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Speed-Networking
Speed Networking
Make connections! Randomly meet another innovator, incubator, financier and game-changer in the tourism and business support sector
2021-06-29T12:00:00Z 2021-06-29T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Main Stage
Investing in sustainable tourism and technology? Smart strategies to responsibly unlock the full sector potential.
What are investors searching for during COVID times: sustainability, creativity and new digital tourism products.
Christian de Preux Juliane Schulze Brian Marrinan
2021-06-29T12:15:00Z 2021-06-29T12:45:00Z Europe/Brussels Investing+in+sustainable+tourism+and+technology%3F+Smart+strategies+to+responsibly+unlock+the+full+sector+potential. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
– · Main Stage
Closing Ceremony
Spotlighting EU support actions in the tourism sector
Kirsti Ala-Mutka Laura Lecci Helena Deane
2021-06-29T12:45:00Z 2021-06-29T13:15:00Z Europe/Brussels Closing+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcast-final-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Kirsti Ala-Mutka

Policy Officer | European Commission, DG Grow

Natalia Martínez Páramo

Head of Unit | EISMEA

Cristina Pacheco Garcia

Business Advisor | Barcelona Activa

Alessandra Marasco

Senior researcher | Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development (IRISS)

Andrea Belloni

Senior Project manager of European Office | Lazio Innova

Immaculada Salamanca

Coordinator of the communication and projects area|FundaciĂł Bit

Matina Zisiadou

Communications Officer | Nicosia Tourism Board

Philippos Drousiotis

Chairman | Cyprus Sustainable Tourism Initiative (CSTI)

Dolores Sammut Bonnici

Executive Board Member | BUSINESSMED & Malta Employers Association (MEA)

Daniel Asmar

Gaming and Tourism Expert | American University of Beirut

Jessika Weber Sabil

Senior Researcher & Lecturer Games & Tourism | University of Breda

Moyses Moyseos

Operations manager of Gravity Ventures incubator | EUBIC CyRIC

Helena Deane

CAST Project Coordinator | WestBIC

Laura Lecci

CEO | EBN

Alessandra Priante

Regional Director for Europe | UNWTO

Joshua Ryan-Saha

Director | Traveltech for Scotland

Brian Marrinan

Managing Partner | Journey Partners

Juliane Schulze

Board Member | Media Deals

Christian de Preux

Owner | Cartera de Participaciones Santa Bárbara

LucĂ­a Dobarro Delgado

Head of section, innovation department | Canary Islands Institute of technology

Ricardo Machado

Project Manager | NONAGON

Florian SORA

Certification & Impact Manager | EBN

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CAST brings together extensive experience stimulating the creation, growth and internationalisation of companies in the tourism and creative sector across Europe. We provide incubation & acceleration support to sustainable tourism start-ups and SMEs to grow and scale. We help them generate new products, services and business models, facilitate access to finance and new markets, while also helping them build new skills and resilience. CAST is co-funded by the COSME program of the European Commmission under GA n.806917

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EBN - European Business and Innovation Centre Network

The leading pan-European association of business support organisations

NONAGON

Join us on the frontier of the future

ITC

Canary Islands Institute of Technology

Barcelona Activa

Barcelona’s local economic development agency