This event corresponds to the Capitalisation Conference of the Interreg MED MITOMED+ (Models of Integrated Tourism in the MEDiterranean Plus) project. It aims to disseminate its results and encourage their replication beyond the project’s area. It is aimed to EU policy makers, destination managers, tourism professionals and regional and local policy makers, among others.

The Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR), which is partner of MITOMED+, is organising the project's Capitalisation conference on Monday 7 October 2019 in Brussels, at the Delegation of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The event aims to present the main outcomes of the project mainly through the presentation of the MED M&C Tourism Management Model and the on-going experiences of implementation into MITOMED+ pilot destinations and beyond. It is aimed to EU policy makers, destination managers, professionals in the tourism sector and regional and local policy makers, among others. On this occasion, Memorandum of Understanding will be signed by the destinations to commit themselves for the implementation of the integrated MED M&C tourism management model.

It also intends to discuss the implementation of a joint Mediterranean Maritime and Coastal tourism management model, its reflection in the policy of regional authorities in the field of sustainable tourism and in the EU agenda. On this occasion, policy recommendations will be addressed to the policy makers in order to better defined a common framework for sustainable tourism development.

This conference will be organised in the margins of the European Week of Regions and Cities, during which are organised PANORAMED Participatory Lab (8 October at 14h30-17h00), Interreg MED Piazza (9 October at 11h30-13h00), Empowering territories for a sustainable future for the Mediterranean - Interreg MED Horizontal projects' event (9 October at 14h30-16h00)  and  CIVITAS DESTINATIONS Working Group to address mobility and tourism challenges at site level.

Participation is free, but places are limited and registration is mandatory. Participants are therefore kindly requested to register as soon as possible in order to guaranty and organise the access to the EP.