On the 11st february 2020, the Business Association of Águeda (AEA), promoted the seminar "How to Promote the Companies in Internacional Exhibitions: How to do it and The Values", with the speakers from Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC). The seminar took place all morning in AEA and it was replicated in the afternoon by the Business Association of the Municipality of Oliveira de Azeméis (AECOA), AEA's partner in the project.
On the 12nd february there were visits to some companies of the regions, interested in finding more information about the BEC fair calendar and how to participate.
This session also took place with the signing of a Cooperation Protocol, which aims to support companies in intering internacional markets and which is expected to be very interesting and advantageous for the companies of our region, namely in the benefit of special conditions and specialized support to companies interested in participate in future editions of BEC fairs.
The event was held as a result of the project in cooperation with the Business Association of the Municipality of Oliveira de Azeméis (AECOA), named "Qualify & Compete - Qualification for the Competitiveness of Home & Office Industry", within the scope of Portugal 2020, specifically by the Support for Collective Actions (SIAC) - Qualification, and inserted in the thematic goal number 3 - "Reinforce the Competitiveness of SME's" of the Operational Program Competitiveness and Internacionalization, being supported by the European Fund for Regional Development (FEDER).
The investment approved for this project amouts to two hundres and twenty-nine thousand euros, of which one hundred and ninety-four thousand euros are provided by FEDER.