From the 5th to 7th July 2017, the first edition of the International Trade show for Mountain Industry and Innovators, “Mountain Business Summit”, was held in Tarbes, in the French Pyrenees. The Summit aimed to bring together professionals and mountain enthusiasts. Various workshops, round tables and professional meetings were scheduled during the 3 days. Around 285 exhibitors were present.
Euromontana Secretariat, as well as members (Geneviève Borodine for the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region and Thierry Percie du Sert for ARPE Occitanie – the regional agency for territorial strategies) attended during the Business days.
Thierry Percie du Sert also represented Euromontana at the conference “Public Policies and Collective Pastoralism“, presenting examples of pastoralism in various European countries, notably in Romania and the Spanish Basque Country. (See the conference summary – in French) Marie Clotteau, Director of Euromontana participated in two round tables on the “Silver Mountain” where she presented the SILVER TOURISM project in which Euromontana is a partner; as well as on “Accessibility in mountain regions“, where she shared the results of the MOVE ON GREEN project, including various good practices in soft mobility.
Euromontana also took the opportunity to promote the European Charter of Quality Mountain Food Products and collect signatures from consumers, producers and local and regional authorities.
Euromontana welcomes the successful meetings and exchanges that took place in Tarbes with different mountain players and hopes that the public will be even more numerous in the next edition.
- For more information on the Mountain Business Summit, click here
- For more information on the European Charter of Quality Mountain Products, click here
- And to join the movement and sign the Charter, please click here
Published on 10/07/201710 July 2017