Fifth ECCIA Roundtable hosted by Italian Permanent Representative, Ambassador Stefano Sannino

November 28 2014

The Italian Permanent Representative, Ambassador Stefano Sannino, invited today the representatives of ECCIA for a working lunch at his Residence in Brussels. 

The event represents a unique opportunity to directly discuss topics of interest for the high-end cultural and creative industry like Intellectual Property, Consumers Trust Online, Skills and Craftmanship, Youth Employment and vocational training, Visa facilitation and Market Access with the high-level EU decision-makers. It helps also to maintain existing relationship with them to ensure continuity in the recognition of and support to the sector throughout the upcoming legislative mandate.

Beyond ECCIA representatives and Ambassador Stefano Sannino, who hosted the lunch, other attendees were: Pieter De Gooijer, Ambassador of the Dutch Permanent Representation to the EU, Pierre Sellal, Ambassador of the French Permanent Representation to the EU, Jonathan Faull, Director General of DG Market, Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General of the DG Entreprise, Michel Servoz, Director General of the DG Employment, Xavier Prats-Monné, Director General of the DG of Education and Culture, Roberto Viola, Deputy Director General of DG for Communication Networks, Content and Technology, Jean-Luc Demarty, Director General of the DG Trade and Marek Prawda, Ambassador of the Polish Permanent Representation to the EU.