LANGUAGE OF THE ARTICLE – ENGLISH
FondiExport.it: How to do business abroad with Export Financing from the Puglia Region and services from Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad.
On October 13, 2023, at 9:30 AM, in the Conference Hall of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts, and Agriculture of Lecce, the „Puglia” stop of the FondiExport.it International Roadshow will take place. This is a series of promotional and informative events about Italian export financing and the eligible activities of the 36 Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad under FondiExport.it.
Organized by Confindustria Lecce, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts, and Agriculture of Lecce, and FondiExport.it, in collaboration with Assocamerestero, A.I.C.E.C (Association for the Promotion and Development of Internationalization of Technical Skills of Accountants and Accounting Experts in the field of SME internationalization), the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of the Province of Lecce, and We Make Future from Rimini, this third stop aims to inform small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Puglia region about export financing and non-repayable grants, present the first Italian portal for matching financing and eligible activities, FondiExport.it, and outline specific foreign activities and services eligible for funding from the Puglia Region.
Among the confirmed guests and speakers are the President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts, and Agriculture of Lecce and Vice President of the National Union of Chambers of Commerce, Mario Vadrucci, the President of Assocamerestero, Mario Pozza, the President of Confindustria Lecce, Nicola Delle Donne, the Councillor of the Italian-Maltese Chamber of Commerce, Fulvio Degrassi, the President of AICEC, Giovanni Gerardo Parente, the President of the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of the Province of Lecce, Fabio Corvino, the Head of Global Partnerships at WMF in Rimini, Vito Esposito, the Director of the Economic Development Department of the Puglia Region, Gianna Elisa Berlingerio, the Fund Manager for Internationalization Initiatives of SMEs in the Puglia Region, Emanuele Abbattista, and the Program Manager for Internationalization & Investment Attraction at Puglia Sviluppo S.p.A, Theresa Mulloy. Also confirmed are the presence of 33 Secretary Generals and Vice Secretary Generals from Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad from 29 countries around the world.
The event will be attended by the Assessor for Economic Development, Competitiveness, Economic Activities and Consumer Affairs, International and Foreign Trade Policies, Energy, Material Infrastructure Networks for Development, Industrial Research, Innovation, and Youth Policies of the Puglia Region, Alessandro Delli Noci.
The event will focus on six thematic sectors in the „Discover the activities and services of the CCIE Fondi Export network, funded by the Puglia Region” talk: Artificial Intelligence, Energy and Digital Transition in the Manufacturing Sector, Aerospace and Transportation, Agro-Industry, Green and Blue Economy, Innovation applied to Infrastructure and Industry, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Healthcare, and Architecture, Building, and Construction.
Foreign delegates will provide precise and detailed reports on specialized activities and services (trade shows, B2B, trade missions, digital marketing, etc.) aimed at supporting the promotion and enhancement of the Puglia Brand worldwide. They will also plan the presence and refine the internationalization strategy of Puglian SMEs in various European and non-European markets. This will be followed by an afternoon session of B2B meetings between foreign Chambers of Commerce and Puglian companies.
Participation in the event and B2B meetings is free upon registration at the following link: Link to registration.
The program of the event is available on the dedicated PUGLIA page: Puglia Page.
Press Contact Information:
Camera di Commercio Italo-Maltese – Rosa Cusmano
Fondi Export Project Manager
+39 351 546 14 00
Confindustria Lecce – Maria Rosaria Polo
Communication, Press, and External Relations Office
CCIE FONDI EXPORT NETWORK
The Fondi Export network project, http://www.fondiexport.it, conceived and promoted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Malta in partnership with 36 Italian Chambers of Commerce from 30 countries, is the first Italian portal for researching financing and activities for internationalization. It aims to be a fundamental tool for all Italian SMEs interested in exporting „Made in Italy” goods and services worldwide. The main objective is to provide concrete, constant, and targeted innovative support to Italian companies, through access to export financing and the development of B2B, DEM, TEM, e-commerce, events, trade shows, and foreign missions in European and non-European markets, facilitated by the Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad (CCIE).”
The program of the event is here below available (Italian language):