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1st Med Pearls BRIDGE event in Egypt to bring together travel agencies and ICT MSMEs

The Med Pearls project is organising a unique BRIDGE event to bring together the tourism and ICT sectors in Alexandria and Cairo (Egypt) from 10 to 12 November 2021.

The event will take place in the fringes of the Cairo ICT International Technology Fair for the Middle East & Africa which include key players in the international telecom, ICT and media trade sectors across the Mediterranean region.

BRIDGE events are cross-border study, networking and co-creation opportunities that bring together micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the tourism industry and the ICT sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to share and develop innovative approaches to support the Slow Tourism industry with potential business partners.

The Med Pearls project will support with flight and accommodation expenses* to the BRIDGE event of selected applicants.

Those interested must complete this application form by 17 October 2021.

Up to 6 applicants per partner country will be selected based on their profile and motivation to develop partnerships for innovative approaches to the Slow Tourism sector.

Med Pearls is accepting applications from:

  • Travel Agencies / Destination Management Companies
  • ICT MSMEs developing solutions for the Tourism sector (or interested in doing so)

The agenda will include:

  • Workshop and specific activities to learn about ICT applied to Tourism Sector within the Cairo ICT Fair
  • Study visit to Alexandria Slow Tourism Pilot Areas
  • Networking actions with companies from tourism and ICT sector


Please note that due to changes on the ICT Cairo schedule, the BRIDGE event has had to change the original planned dates.


For more information please write to:

*Flights and accommodation will be arranged by the project according to ENI CBC MED Programme rules

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