Agrotravel Fair 2015
We hereby invite for 7. International Rural Tourism and Agrotourism Fair AGROTRAVEL 2015
helds on 10 – 12 April 2015 on the premises of Kielce Trade Fairs
Velika Gorica Region of Croatia Republic
Macro-Region of Eastern Poland – Green Velo
The AGROTRAVEL fair is the most important, specialized fair event in Poland, integrating tourism sector’s members from rural areas of Europe. It is a meeting place for people interested in the rural areas’ development. The main idea of the Fair is to highlight the role of rural tourism, including agrotourism, that is based on transformation of rural areas and living and working conditions of its inhabitants, contributing to the implementation of tourist investment projects.
It is a unique festival of European villages’ cultural and natural heritage. Year by year, the Agrotravel is visited by 20 000 visitors and 150 exhibitors from Poland and abroad. Fair is a great opportunity to present and promote holiday offer of rural areas and exchange experience. Its characteristic feature is an opportunity to disseminate the multicultural offer of the European rural tourism and agrotourism in one place at one time. It is possible thanks to exhibitions and many events:
• Popular Science and International Conference
• Rural Tourism Forum
• Workshops and Sessions
• Fair of Crafts and Arts
• Inn with regional and traditional culinary products
• Culture scene with folk presentations
• Competitions for exhibitors and visitors
• Cremony for awarded exhibitors
• Workshops and competition for the youth
• Study tours
Visits of representatives of diplomatic offices and study visits of Polish and foreign journalists are also planned during the Fair.
Regions are especially responsible for stimulating and creation of social, economical and cultural changes of the rural areas and rural tourism. We would like to encourage to present the best products of rural tourism and stands of Regional Tourism Organizations and Partner Municipalities during the Fair.
Details of the special exhibition offer can be obtained at the manager: Aneta Pastuszka tel. +48 41 365 14 16, firstname.lastname@example.org, Monday-Tuesday 8.00-16.00.
In the 2015 to the Agrotravel Fair will be accompanied by 2-days conference block which will be start a day before the Fair:
- CONFERENCE: ŚWIĘTOKRZYSKA KUŹNIA SMAKÓW (THE TASTES OF ŚWIĘTOKRZYSKIE), 9 April 2015
- RURAL TOURISM AND AGROTOURISM FORUM, 9-10 April 2015
International conference: RURAL TOURISM AND AGROTURISM – THE NEW PARADIGMS FOR THE 21.CENTURY, 10 April 2015
The conference Świętokrzyska Kuźnia Smaków (The Tastes of Swiętokrzyskie) presents how Swiss and Polish Cooperation Program has changed the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship’s offer. The lecturers will emphasize the role of regional cuisine and local product in the process of tourism development.
The Rural Tourist Forum – experience exchange according to the Programming Period of UE funds 2007-2013 connected with rural tourism development: complex offer, network cooperation, and others. The basic topic of the discussion relates to the development of rural tourism thanks to the Programming Period of UE Funds 2014 -2020.
During the conference “RURAL TOURISM AND AGROTURISM – THE NEW PARADIGMS FOR THE 21.CENTURY” the participants will be acquainted with a new quality of consisted and complementary tourism.
The Organizer of the Fairs:
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi
Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland (Ministerstwo Sportu iTurystyki)
Marshal’s Office of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Świętokrzyskiego)
Kielce Trade Fairs (Targi Kielce)
Polish Tourism Organisation (Polska Organizacja Turystyczna)
Regional Tourism Organisation of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (Regionalna Organizacja Turystyczna Województwa Świętokrzyskiego)
Federation of Rural Tourism “Hospitable Farms”
School of Economics and Law (WSEPiNM) in Kielce (Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomii, Prawa i nauk Medycznych im. prof. Edwarda Lipińskiego)
Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce – Institute of Geography (Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego w Kielcach – Instytut Geografii)
Committee for Spatial Economy and Regional Planning, Polish Academy of Sciences
(Komitet Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania PAN)
WE HEREBY INVITE TO PARTICIPATE IN AGROTRAVEL FAIR 2015 AND OTHER EVENTS
Registration form AGORTRAVEL 2015 – download
AGROTRAVEL 2015 – fair program