Info day in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on SharEEN Project – Opportunities for entrepreneurs in the sharing economy, 30.03.2018
The First regional event organised by Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry was held on March 30, 2018, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
The info day was designed for regional organizations and businesses operating in the shared economy, but also for would-be entrepreneurs, start-ups, relevant stakeholders, representatives of local administrations and NGOs.
Main goals of the event: to inform participants about the project and planned activities in the region of Plovdiv, to share the results of regional mapping actions within WP1, to exchange good practices and experiences in the field, to discuss the existing collaborative initiatives and involve regional stakeholders.
9:30-10:00 Registration of participants, networking on a cup of coffee
10:00-10:10 Welcome address by the President of Plovdiv CCI
10:10-11:00 Presentation of SharEEN project
11:00-11:45 Mapping of regional Sharing Economy initiatives using the #MapJam methodology
11:45-12:30 Q&A followed by a brief open discussion (on a cup of coffee and light lunch)
12:30-13:40 Opportunities of the Sharing Economy for regional businesses, presentation of a good practice
13:40-14:00 Wrap-up and next steps review
Total number of participants: 23, Annex with photos
SharEEN is an European pilot project on “Opportunities for European Entrepreneurs in the Sharing Economy”, co-funded by the European Commission under the Call: 251-G-GRO-PPA-16-9953. Grant agreement SI2.763745. The objective of SharEEN is to identify and link-up with collaborative economy platforms, exchange experience with all relevant stakeholders and help European SMEs, social enterprises and other relevant actors to exploit the opportunities offered by the sharing economy. In particular, the project aims at building knowledge and capacity among Enterprise Europe Network partners’ staff and other stakeholders on sharing economy, and help them define and deploy supporting services for their SMEs.
SharEEN map of regional sharing economy initiatives
The map is based on the results of the surveying activity carried out by the SharEEN project in 2018. It includes a brief geo-referenced description of a set of sharing economy initiatives, platforms and companies, operating in the eight European regions covered by the project.