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PROFIT - Tourism Invesment Conference

East Africa & Indian Ocean
Business activity : Tourism
Area of Excellence : Strategy implementationsTechnical Assistance

Project objectives :

  • To promote in the tourism, hospitality and related sectors in East Africa and Indian Ocean countries sustainable and environmentally friendly investment and inter-enterprise cooperation agreements in order to increase the competitiveness of the Region.
  • To support these sectors by promoting investment opportunities and enabling entrepreneurs to negotiate and possibly conclude partnerships agreements.

Project implementation :

Phase 1 :

  • Profiling of most adapted target participants and relevant projects ;
  • Gathering of sector's data in each 24 countries.

Phase 2 :

  • Identification of ACP participants, assessment and pre-selection project opportunities ;
  • Customized technical assistance to selected project promoters ;
  • Identification and mobilization of EU and third countries potential partners ;
  • Projects' matching process between promoters and EU potential partners ;
  • Mobilization of other relevant stakeholders from EU and ACP regions ;
  • Organization of promotional activities ;
  • Preparation of a Regional Partnership Meeting (350 participants).

Phase 3 :

  • Organization and monitoring of the partnership meeting in Kampala, Uganda, in June 2007 ;
  • Organization of one-to-one meetings, thematic workshops, plenary sessions.

Phase 4 :

  • Analysis of tangible projects/partnerships fruitfully discussed during the meetings ;
  • Customized assistance to projects/partnerships (marketing studies, technical survey, HR advice, assistance to obtain further financial support, ...).

Client : Proinvest-CDE   -   Funding : Commission EuropĂ©enne - European Commission

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