EU4M organised workshop for Inter-Municipal Cooperation on Destination Management

The TA “EU for municipalities” organises workshop on inter-municipal cooperation and partnership with the private sector titled “Destination Management Organisation (DMO) in the Vardar/South-East region”. The Workshop will take place on Tuesday, 23rd January 2024 in Demir Kapija.

Agenda of the event:

10:30 – 11:00 Registration of Participants
11:00 – 11:20 Welcome note(s)

o   EU Delegation, Maria Kanellopoulou, Head of Operation

o   French Embassy, Irène Ketoff, Attachée de Cooperation

o  ZELS, Vice-President, Pero Kostadinov, Mayor of Valandovo

11:20 – 11:30 Introduction to DMO and inter-municipal cooperation

o  TA EU for Municipalities, Klaus Richter, Team Leader

11:30 – 11:40 Lessons learned from the study tour to Germany

o  Participant of the study tour, Andon Saramandov, Mayor of Gevgelija

11:40 – 12:40 Destination Management in Alsace

o   Marc Levy, General Director of Alsace Destination Tourism

o  Jacques Schleef, Honorary Consul of North Macedonia to France

12:40 – 13:00 Coffee break
13:00 – 13:20 Regional cooperation and tourism management in Croatia

o   Ane Sindik, ex-Director of the Regional Development Agency of Dubrovnik-Neretva county

13:20 – 13:30 Presentation and discussion of the MoU

  • Todor Efremov, Secretary of Kavadarci
13:30 – 13:50 Signing of the MoU
13:50 – 14:00 Conclusions

o  EU Delegation, Karl Giacinti, Programme Manager

14:00 End of the workshop