The project SKILLS IN FASHION has been completed with two successful events that took place on the 18th and 19th of February 2014 in Thessaloniki.

The project SKILLS IN FASHION (Integrated Program for skills enhancement of human resources in fashion sectors and facilitation of employees’ mobility in the cross-border region) has been completed with two successful events that took place on the 18th and 19th of February 2014 in Thessaloniki.

Final Conference of the Project SKILLS IN FASHION
Tuesday,18th of February 2014, Thessaloniki.

The final conference of the project SKILLS IN FASHION under the title “The cross border cooperation in the fashion sector” took place on Tuesday, 18th of February 2014 at CAPSIS Hotel in Thessaloniki.

The conference was attended by 102 participants, mainly businessmen and executives from the fashion sector of three countries: Greece, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Among the participants, were also the project’s partners, professors and students from apparel schools.


During the conference, the recent progress in the apparel-textile sector in Greece, Bulgaria and the
former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as well the results of the analysis of the cross border cooperation in the fashion sector in the above mentioned regions were presented. In addition, the participants had the chance to learn not only the most important results of the project SKILLS IN FASHION but also the tools and the services that have been created to support both the businesses and the employees of the fashion sector in the cross border region of Greece and Bulgaria. More specifically, the participants were informed about the:

  1. training programmes,
  2. electronic data base/matching tool,
  3. e-partenariat and
  4. HR Help desks.

During the conference, representatives of EVETAM (Materials Industrial Research and Technology Development Centre) presented the international labels, the European legislation and the different types of certifications related to the apparel-textile sector.

Partenariat in the fashion sector
Wednesday, 19th of February 2014, Thessaloniki

On Friday, 19th of February 2014, the organizers arranged programmed meetings (partenariat) at CAPSIS Hotel in Thessaloniki between entrepreneurs of apparel-textile from Greece, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

At the partenariat participated 22 companies from Greece, 10 companies from Bulgaria and 4 companies from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and there were 114 meetings in total between the participants targeted to the expansion of their collaboration possibilities. According to statements of the businessmen, the event was extremely successful.

Find the right partner here www.skillsinfashion.eu!

It is worth mentioning that within the project SKILLS IN FASHION, SEPEE (Hellenic Fashion Industry Association) has created a specific service of e-partenariat between Greece and Bulgaria for the apparel-textile sector. The service is hosted in the web site www.skillsinfashion.eu and contains a database of more than 250 apparel-textile businesses. All of them have their own username and password with which they can search for partners (suppliers - buyers) in the cross border region of Greece and Bulgaria.

The project with the acronym
SKILLS IN FASHION
was implemented within the framework of European Territorial Cooperation Programme  Greece–Bulgaria 2007–2013

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Final Conference 2
Final Conference 3
Partenariat in action 1
Partenariat in action 2
Partenariat in action 3

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