Thursday, 18 April 2013 22:33

Tourism sector

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Tourism sector within the Sicilian economy

Tourism in Sicily plays a very important role in the local economy. The island, in fact, is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world coming every year to discover and appreciate its artistic and natural beauty. Sea, beautiful coastlines, beaches and islands, climate, food and culture, are all elements that meet the excellent offer of hotels and restaurants. High quality services and wide range of accommodation types: cheap hotels, 3, 4 and 5-star luxury hotels with swimming pools, beauty centres and high-level services, villas, bed and breakfast, resorts, residences, campsites, guest houses and holiday homes .

The region has in terms of tourist arrivals 4.1 million (approximately 23.5% of the Southern part of Italy and 4.3% of Italy), +0.9% compared to 2009 (-2.4% var 2009/08 mainly for the decrease of inbound tourism -5.1%). In the first three months of 2012, an increase of 4.2%, reflects a reverse of the negative trend that has seen a decline, in Sicily, of the market share of arrivals of 4.2% in the four years 2009/12.

In terms of tourist presence in the region there are estimated about 14 million (approximately 18.5% of the Southern Italy and 3.7% of Italy), +5.2% compared to 2009 (-1.2% compared to 2008), percentage also confirmed in the first quarter of 2012.
The direct employees in hotels and restaurants industry reach the 55.2 thousand units (20.4% in the Southern Italy and 4.4% in Italy), or 3.6% of employment in the region. The hotel establishments increased by 3.2% compared to 2009.

According to the latest official surveys, Sicily is:
- The first region in the Southern Italy by weight of foreign tourism;
- The first region in the Southern Italy by number of beds in the hotels of 3, 4 and 5 stars;
- Second region of Southern Italy by number of arrivals and overnight stays.

The region is characterized by a demand for a tourist product mainly regarding seaside and cultural tours that concentrate 58% of the total arrivals in the region. Important is the percentage of the arrivals in places of historic and artistic heritage in the southern region (42.7%). In addition to the seaside and cultural tourism, food and wine tourism is another important segment; there are 538 agro tourism farms (13.8% of Southern Italy and 2.8% of Italy). Sicily, with 238 traditional food products (14.8% of the Southern Italy), was ranked third in the Southern regions. Tourism demand of Sicily is concentrated in the provinces of Messina (the share of the regional market amounted to 25.2% for arrivals and 29.2% for accommodation) and Palermo (24.1% for arrivals and 20, 8% for accommodation).

There has been a strong growth in the segment B & B in all provinces. Also increased rental accommodation (especially in the province of Ragusa), the hotels are in a constant increment while the type that includes holiday homes, hostels, shelters, etc.. is decreasing. Out of 180 tourist places of the Southern part of Italy, 27 belong to the region of Sicily and are essentially places for bathing (45%) and cultural cities (33%), located mainly in the province of Messina.

With regard to infrastructure, indispensable for the development of tourism as they ensure the accessibility of tourist location, it can be discern the Sicilian airport system, also due to the geographical location of the island, which has reached, in 2010, over 12.6 million passengers. In particular, Catania was the first airport in the South part of Italy. With regard, however, to the Sicilian port system, Palermo is the main Sicilian cruise port (3 ° of the Southern Italy) with more than 738 000 passengers in 2010. In reference to yachting, Sicily has 10.4% of the national structures with approximately 16,000 berths.

Sicily, within southern part of the varied tourist landscape, in terms of the tourist attractions, the variety of thematic tourist products developed or that can be developed, the degree of the hospitality, the number of tourist destinations, the ability to attract international tourism, ranks as a region with several tourist products

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming Mission Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming 4-8 February Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:17

Sector

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Thursday, 04 October 2012 22:00

SIAL Middle East

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The Gulf Countries Project is intended to support the internationalization of the Sicilian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Agriculture and Food sector by promoting and organizing their participation in the SIAL Middle East Exhibition, which will take place from the 26th to 28th November 2012 in Abu Dhabi. The Exhibition, which will be held in Abu Dhabi due to the greater dynamism and ferment of this emirate compared to Dubai (the traditional location, today less attractive among the area economic operators), recorded during the 2011 edition the presence of 466 exhibitors from 71 Countries and of 14 national pavilions. It’s a rendezvous of great international interest able to ensure high potential contacts to the attending Sicilian enterprises.

http://www.sialme.com

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:52

Preliminary Meeting

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Preliminary Meeting 

Will be held at 11.00 am on Monday, September 10, 2012, at the premises of the Regional Productive Activities, Department of Productive Activities, the preliminary meeting for the mission technical assistance provided by the Project Gulf Countries (UAE - Oman). The meeting was attended by the experts of the project, responsible for the service of the Internationalization Department of Productive Activities, members of the technical delegation indicated by CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, District of Mechatronics, Coexport Consortium, Consortium Pro Export. The technical mission will take place September 17 to 20 in Dubai.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:49

Technical mission

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Technical mission -  Dubai

It took place on September 17 to 20 technical mission planned by the Project Gulf countries for the sector Mechanics and Mechatronics. Assisted by the project staff delegates dell'assessorato Productive Activities, CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, Coexport Consortium and Consortium Proexport outline the potential of the sector to institutions and witnesses Emiratis and Omanis in Dubai. The mission included a tight cycle of meetings and the signing of Memoranda of Understanding for the Department of Productive Activities and the District of Mechatronics with Dubai Export, Agency of the Government of Dubai for the promotion of exports.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 14:53

Agribusiness - Tourism Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Agribusiness - Tourism”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 11 effective adhesions have been recorded for the agro business sub-sector and 7 for the touristic one.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:31

Mechanics-mechathronics Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Mechanics-mechathronics”

The mission is scheduled for the period 05 – 09 November 2012.

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 7 effective adhesions have been recorded. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest from the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

 

The Project staff

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:41

Textile - Clothing Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Textiles”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 

16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 3 effective adhesions have been recorded and 2 other have been announced as incoming. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest among the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

The project staff

Thursday, 18 April 2013 22:33

Tourism sector

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Tourism sector within the Sicilian economy

Tourism in Sicily plays a very important role in the local economy. The island, in fact, is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world coming every year to discover and appreciate its artistic and natural beauty. Sea, beautiful coastlines, beaches and islands, climate, food and culture, are all elements that meet the excellent offer of hotels and restaurants. High quality services and wide range of accommodation types: cheap hotels, 3, 4 and 5-star luxury hotels with swimming pools, beauty centres and high-level services, villas, bed and breakfast, resorts, residences, campsites, guest houses and holiday homes .

The region has in terms of tourist arrivals 4.1 million (approximately 23.5% of the Southern part of Italy and 4.3% of Italy), +0.9% compared to 2009 (-2.4% var 2009/08 mainly for the decrease of inbound tourism -5.1%). In the first three months of 2012, an increase of 4.2%, reflects a reverse of the negative trend that has seen a decline, in Sicily, of the market share of arrivals of 4.2% in the four years 2009/12.

In terms of tourist presence in the region there are estimated about 14 million (approximately 18.5% of the Southern Italy and 3.7% of Italy), +5.2% compared to 2009 (-1.2% compared to 2008), percentage also confirmed in the first quarter of 2012.
The direct employees in hotels and restaurants industry reach the 55.2 thousand units (20.4% in the Southern Italy and 4.4% in Italy), or 3.6% of employment in the region. The hotel establishments increased by 3.2% compared to 2009.

According to the latest official surveys, Sicily is:
- The first region in the Southern Italy by weight of foreign tourism;
- The first region in the Southern Italy by number of beds in the hotels of 3, 4 and 5 stars;
- Second region of Southern Italy by number of arrivals and overnight stays.

The region is characterized by a demand for a tourist product mainly regarding seaside and cultural tours that concentrate 58% of the total arrivals in the region. Important is the percentage of the arrivals in places of historic and artistic heritage in the southern region (42.7%). In addition to the seaside and cultural tourism, food and wine tourism is another important segment; there are 538 agro tourism farms (13.8% of Southern Italy and 2.8% of Italy). Sicily, with 238 traditional food products (14.8% of the Southern Italy), was ranked third in the Southern regions. Tourism demand of Sicily is concentrated in the provinces of Messina (the share of the regional market amounted to 25.2% for arrivals and 29.2% for accommodation) and Palermo (24.1% for arrivals and 20, 8% for accommodation).

There has been a strong growth in the segment B & B in all provinces. Also increased rental accommodation (especially in the province of Ragusa), the hotels are in a constant increment while the type that includes holiday homes, hostels, shelters, etc.. is decreasing. Out of 180 tourist places of the Southern part of Italy, 27 belong to the region of Sicily and are essentially places for bathing (45%) and cultural cities (33%), located mainly in the province of Messina.

With regard to infrastructure, indispensable for the development of tourism as they ensure the accessibility of tourist location, it can be discern the Sicilian airport system, also due to the geographical location of the island, which has reached, in 2010, over 12.6 million passengers. In particular, Catania was the first airport in the South part of Italy. With regard, however, to the Sicilian port system, Palermo is the main Sicilian cruise port (3 ° of the Southern Italy) with more than 738 000 passengers in 2010. In reference to yachting, Sicily has 10.4% of the national structures with approximately 16,000 berths.

Sicily, within southern part of the varied tourist landscape, in terms of the tourist attractions, the variety of thematic tourist products developed or that can be developed, the degree of the hospitality, the number of tourist destinations, the ability to attract international tourism, ranks as a region with several tourist products

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming Mission Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming 4-8 February Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:17

Sector

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Thursday, 04 October 2012 22:00

SIAL Middle East

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The Gulf Countries Project is intended to support the internationalization of the Sicilian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Agriculture and Food sector by promoting and organizing their participation in the SIAL Middle East Exhibition, which will take place from the 26th to 28th November 2012 in Abu Dhabi. The Exhibition, which will be held in Abu Dhabi due to the greater dynamism and ferment of this emirate compared to Dubai (the traditional location, today less attractive among the area economic operators), recorded during the 2011 edition the presence of 466 exhibitors from 71 Countries and of 14 national pavilions. It’s a rendezvous of great international interest able to ensure high potential contacts to the attending Sicilian enterprises.

http://www.sialme.com

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:52

Preliminary Meeting

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Preliminary Meeting 

Will be held at 11.00 am on Monday, September 10, 2012, at the premises of the Regional Productive Activities, Department of Productive Activities, the preliminary meeting for the mission technical assistance provided by the Project Gulf Countries (UAE - Oman). The meeting was attended by the experts of the project, responsible for the service of the Internationalization Department of Productive Activities, members of the technical delegation indicated by CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, District of Mechatronics, Coexport Consortium, Consortium Pro Export. The technical mission will take place September 17 to 20 in Dubai.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:49

Technical mission

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Technical mission -  Dubai

It took place on September 17 to 20 technical mission planned by the Project Gulf countries for the sector Mechanics and Mechatronics. Assisted by the project staff delegates dell'assessorato Productive Activities, CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, Coexport Consortium and Consortium Proexport outline the potential of the sector to institutions and witnesses Emiratis and Omanis in Dubai. The mission included a tight cycle of meetings and the signing of Memoranda of Understanding for the Department of Productive Activities and the District of Mechatronics with Dubai Export, Agency of the Government of Dubai for the promotion of exports.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 14:53

Agribusiness - Tourism Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Agribusiness - Tourism”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 11 effective adhesions have been recorded for the agro business sub-sector and 7 for the touristic one.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:31

Mechanics-mechathronics Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Mechanics-mechathronics”

The mission is scheduled for the period 05 – 09 November 2012.

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 7 effective adhesions have been recorded. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest from the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

 

The Project staff

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:41

Textile - Clothing Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Textiles”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 

16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 3 effective adhesions have been recorded and 2 other have been announced as incoming. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest among the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

The project staff

Thursday, 18 April 2013 22:33

Tourism sector

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Tourism sector within the Sicilian economy

Tourism in Sicily plays a very important role in the local economy. The island, in fact, is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world coming every year to discover and appreciate its artistic and natural beauty. Sea, beautiful coastlines, beaches and islands, climate, food and culture, are all elements that meet the excellent offer of hotels and restaurants. High quality services and wide range of accommodation types: cheap hotels, 3, 4 and 5-star luxury hotels with swimming pools, beauty centres and high-level services, villas, bed and breakfast, resorts, residences, campsites, guest houses and holiday homes .

The region has in terms of tourist arrivals 4.1 million (approximately 23.5% of the Southern part of Italy and 4.3% of Italy), +0.9% compared to 2009 (-2.4% var 2009/08 mainly for the decrease of inbound tourism -5.1%). In the first three months of 2012, an increase of 4.2%, reflects a reverse of the negative trend that has seen a decline, in Sicily, of the market share of arrivals of 4.2% in the four years 2009/12.

In terms of tourist presence in the region there are estimated about 14 million (approximately 18.5% of the Southern Italy and 3.7% of Italy), +5.2% compared to 2009 (-1.2% compared to 2008), percentage also confirmed in the first quarter of 2012.
The direct employees in hotels and restaurants industry reach the 55.2 thousand units (20.4% in the Southern Italy and 4.4% in Italy), or 3.6% of employment in the region. The hotel establishments increased by 3.2% compared to 2009.

According to the latest official surveys, Sicily is:
- The first region in the Southern Italy by weight of foreign tourism;
- The first region in the Southern Italy by number of beds in the hotels of 3, 4 and 5 stars;
- Second region of Southern Italy by number of arrivals and overnight stays.

The region is characterized by a demand for a tourist product mainly regarding seaside and cultural tours that concentrate 58% of the total arrivals in the region. Important is the percentage of the arrivals in places of historic and artistic heritage in the southern region (42.7%). In addition to the seaside and cultural tourism, food and wine tourism is another important segment; there are 538 agro tourism farms (13.8% of Southern Italy and 2.8% of Italy). Sicily, with 238 traditional food products (14.8% of the Southern Italy), was ranked third in the Southern regions. Tourism demand of Sicily is concentrated in the provinces of Messina (the share of the regional market amounted to 25.2% for arrivals and 29.2% for accommodation) and Palermo (24.1% for arrivals and 20, 8% for accommodation).

There has been a strong growth in the segment B & B in all provinces. Also increased rental accommodation (especially in the province of Ragusa), the hotels are in a constant increment while the type that includes holiday homes, hostels, shelters, etc.. is decreasing. Out of 180 tourist places of the Southern part of Italy, 27 belong to the region of Sicily and are essentially places for bathing (45%) and cultural cities (33%), located mainly in the province of Messina.

With regard to infrastructure, indispensable for the development of tourism as they ensure the accessibility of tourist location, it can be discern the Sicilian airport system, also due to the geographical location of the island, which has reached, in 2010, over 12.6 million passengers. In particular, Catania was the first airport in the South part of Italy. With regard, however, to the Sicilian port system, Palermo is the main Sicilian cruise port (3 ° of the Southern Italy) with more than 738 000 passengers in 2010. In reference to yachting, Sicily has 10.4% of the national structures with approximately 16,000 berths.

Sicily, within southern part of the varied tourist landscape, in terms of the tourist attractions, the variety of thematic tourist products developed or that can be developed, the degree of the hospitality, the number of tourist destinations, the ability to attract international tourism, ranks as a region with several tourist products

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming Mission Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:13

Incoming 4-8 February Stone Sector

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Download the call selection of n. 10 companies in the stone industry for participation in a mission that will see 16 incoming operators Emiratis and Omanis in Sicily during the period 4 to 8 February 2012. Copy of the text
of the notice and the forms related.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:17

Sector

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Thursday, 04 October 2012 22:00

SIAL Middle East

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The Gulf Countries Project is intended to support the internationalization of the Sicilian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Agriculture and Food sector by promoting and organizing their participation in the SIAL Middle East Exhibition, which will take place from the 26th to 28th November 2012 in Abu Dhabi. The Exhibition, which will be held in Abu Dhabi due to the greater dynamism and ferment of this emirate compared to Dubai (the traditional location, today less attractive among the area economic operators), recorded during the 2011 edition the presence of 466 exhibitors from 71 Countries and of 14 national pavilions. It’s a rendezvous of great international interest able to ensure high potential contacts to the attending Sicilian enterprises.

http://www.sialme.com

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:52

Preliminary Meeting

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Preliminary Meeting 

Will be held at 11.00 am on Monday, September 10, 2012, at the premises of the Regional Productive Activities, Department of Productive Activities, the preliminary meeting for the mission technical assistance provided by the Project Gulf Countries (UAE - Oman). The meeting was attended by the experts of the project, responsible for the service of the Internationalization Department of Productive Activities, members of the technical delegation indicated by CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, District of Mechatronics, Coexport Consortium, Consortium Pro Export. The technical mission will take place September 17 to 20 in Dubai.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:49

Technical mission

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Technical mission -  Dubai

It took place on September 17 to 20 technical mission planned by the Project Gulf countries for the sector Mechanics and Mechatronics. Assisted by the project staff delegates dell'assessorato Productive Activities, CNA, Confindustria Sicilia, Coexport Consortium and Consortium Proexport outline the potential of the sector to institutions and witnesses Emiratis and Omanis in Dubai. The mission included a tight cycle of meetings and the signing of Memoranda of Understanding for the Department of Productive Activities and the District of Mechatronics with Dubai Export, Agency of the Government of Dubai for the promotion of exports.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 14:53

Agribusiness - Tourism Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Agribusiness - Tourism”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 11 effective adhesions have been recorded for the agro business sub-sector and 7 for the touristic one.

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:31

Mechanics-mechathronics Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Mechanics-mechathronics”

The mission is scheduled for the period 05 – 09 November 2012.

 16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 7 effective adhesions have been recorded. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest from the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

 

The Project staff

Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:41

Textile - Clothing Mission

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Sectorial incoming Mission “Textiles”

The Mission has been scheduled for the period 05 - 09 November 2012

 

16 operators from the UAE and Oman will meet the selected Sicilian enterprises during a series of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall and, afterwards, during business visits established according to the availability and interest shown.

The foreign operators participating to the mission will be selected, with the support of the Italo-Arab Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the technical files concerning the adhering enterprises, in order to have within the 30th September the complete data base of contacts inside which to identify the operators to invite in the Italian territory.

The mission provides for a plenary seminar to introduce the delegations, two days of b2b meetings in a properly equipped hall, whose location is Palermo at the moment, but which is likely to be moved according to the actual origin of the adhering sector enterprises.

At the end of the b2b meetings, some business visits will be carried out, planned according to the availability of the Sicilian enterprises and to the interest shown by the members of the foreign delegation.

At present, 3 effective adhesions have been recorded and 2 other have been announced as incoming. The optimum number to guarantee a serious interest among the foreign operators should be of at least 8/10 Italian operators in this sector.

 

The project staff