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Apply for EU-funded places at international B2B events

Europe, China, USA
Date: 23 Jul’18

ETOA (European Tourism Association) is delivering a series of events on behalf of the European Union and applications for the forthcoming events are open. Funded places are available to successful applicants at the events listed on

Early applications ensure quicker decision-making by the European Commission.

Successful companies will be those who are:

  • Based in the EU/COSME contributing country
  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
  • Offering travel products within the event?s theme
  • Represent or seek to join transnational partnerships within Europe
  • What?s included?

    • Free participation at B2B matchmaking, offering pre-arranged meetings with Chinese and/or US companies
    • Free attendance at thematic, market-focussed conference
    • Free access to related trade show; including the shared lounge where available
    • Exclusive opportunity to co-exhibit on the European Commission stand at the trade shows (a fee might apply due to limited space).

    Additional support for European businesses participating in extra-European events:

    • Complimentary accommodation in China/US for two nights during the PET event
    • Free listing in event directory, free Mandarin translation provided for China events
    • Mandarin-translated business cards for the events taking place in China
    • Mandarin-English interpreters for meetings with Chinese buyers, as required
    • Discounted rates at the hosting hotel for extended stays, where available
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