On February 27, 2015, the Centre for Development of East Planning Region signed Contract for Event management and advisory information meetings within the project “Establishment of Business Center for support and consulting services for small and medium enterprises in the East Planning Region.”
The project is funded by the Ministry of Local Government and UNDP.
On the basis of the Law for balanced regional development, as well as on the Programme of the Government of the Republic Macedonia for balanced regional development in 2014, in order to increase the competitiveness of the planning regions by supporting small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurship, were established Business Support Centers and consulting services for small and medium enterprises within the existing development centers planning regions. Such center was established in the East Planning Region,which should complement existing services aimed at business sector in quality-expediency – applicability- increased menu of services and range of users.
The Company for Consultancy and Services Knowledge Center DOOEL- Skopje is the company which will organize events and advisory information meetings within the project “Establishment of Business Center for support and consulting services for small and medium enterprises in the East Region” is the .
In order to achieve this goal, an important activity within the project is: “Organizing events and maintenance of advisory information meetings with stakeholders / business sector in the East Planning Region.”
One way of achieving this goal is the organization of events and advisory information meetings with stakeholders / business sector for presentation of the priorities and objectives of the Strategy for Regional Development of the Republic of Macedonia, the Programme for Development of the Planning region, possible areas for investments, national and EU programs for support to the private sector and economic development, programs for cooperation with foreign partners, programs for support the entrepreneurship, innovation and competitiveness of small and medium enterprises, operating programs available, then domestic and foreign sources of funding, information on grants , credit lines, funds and other financial support, subsidies etc.. and also for mastering of the steps as the fastest and most effective way to get the necessary funding from various sources, and other important information for support of the business community.
The organizating of this type of events and advisory – informative meetings is an important step in support of the private sector (SMEs traders / economic operators in the region, craftsmen, interested potential foreign and domestic investors and others).
Withing the Agreement should be realized four (4) information meetings, two (2) promotional events and one (1) final event for the promotion of the project results.