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Apply to be a partner of #EURegionsWeek 2023

By Joint secretariat
21st edition of EURegionsWeek logo with pictures of people displayed over a map of Europe

The call for event partners for the European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) 2023 is open. Apply by 11 April and contribute to the discussion on common challenges for Europe's regions and the EU cohesion policy. 

What? When? Where? 

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual event dedicated to regions, cities, and cohesion policy. It is co-organised by the European Commission (DG REGIO) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR).

The 2023 edition takes place on 9-12 October. For the 21st edition, the event is back will be going back to in-person mode and brings people from all across Europe to meet in Brussels. 

The 21st edition focuses on six topics:

  • Regions in post-industrial transition
  • Retaining talent for regional growth
  • Small and mid-size urban centres driving growth
  • Breaking barriers to cross-border cooperation
  • Local energy shift for security and sustainability 
  • Promoting social innovation

How to apply to become an event partner?

EURegionsWeek offers various opportunities to actively contribute to the event and the agenda. Call for event partners and session proposals is open until 11 April 2023.

You can propose different types of activities:

  • Participatory/political lab (90 minutes with up to four speakers and a moderator)
  • Workshop (60 minutes with up to three speakers and a moderator)
  • EU Regions Talks (15 minute pitches by a single speaker)
  • Exhibition stands (exhibition stand for four days, 9-12 October)
  • Regional tasting (90 minutes to present the gastronomy of European regions)

More information and the online application form are available the EURegionsWeek 'partners' page.

For projects, the European Week of Regions and Cities is an excellent opportunity to highlight your project results, promote your good practices, or share inspiration and experiences with peers from other regions. It is also a great chance to explore synergies with other projects working on similar matters. You can also think about organising a joint activity with other projects. Find your way to contribute and prepare your application now!

Cohesion policy
Committee of the Regions
European Commission
Regional policy