The Italo-Albanian program on its visit to Milan, Italy, organized important meetings for all those Albanian businesses that want to develop and develop partnerships for the development of their business between the two countries. These meetings were made possible by "Regione Lombardia", "Camera di Commerce Milan "and" Assolombarda Confindustria Milano Monza and Brianza ".
The Italo-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania in cooperation with these institutions aims to strengthen partnerships by benefiting from the Italian experience of financial and non-financial models in support of SMEs.
The program held meetings with representatives of the Lombardy region, which consisted of the financial instruments provided by this region, for increasing competitiveness and providing SME advocacy support. The Program Management (PMU) had a fruitful meeting with z. Manilio Illumi, Director of Economic Development of Milan, Italian Chamber of Commerce. This meeting focused on enhancing future cooperation between the two institutions, building bridges, and facilitating partnerships between Italian suppliers and Albanian entrepreneurs.
Assolombarda confindustria is an association operating in the metropolitan city of Milan and in the provinces of Lodi, Monza and Brianza. Assolombarda confindustria, in terms of size and representation, is the most important association of the entire Italian system of entrepreneurship.
PMU staff had a very fruitful meeting with Ms. Gulia Repetto, International Trade Manager, Internationalization and Business Development and Mrs. Chiara Fanali, International Affairs and Foreign Market Manager. Collaboration with Confindustria will be further developed, particularly in identifying Italian companies that are interested in investing in Albania, or in establishing partnerships with Albanian SMEs in order to benefit from the financial instruments of the program.
All these meetings will be followed by B2B meetings with Italian and Albanian businesses, where Albanian entrepreneurs can have a realistic picture of the Italian investment model. Also, direct visits of Albanian businesses will be provided to the premises of Italian entrepreneurs.