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Chamber of commerce accord

foto-conveni-signatura-cambra-1CiF president Jaume Ferrer and Juan Manuel Costa, the island's representative at the Cambra de Comerç, have signed a partnership agreement under which the Cambra will offer training, conduct market research and provide communications services for local businesses.

The Cambra pledges to use the Council's €7,000 grant between January and October 2019 for training and education along with consultancy and help in creation, administration, financing and security for business owners on the island.


April 4, 2019
Àrea de Comunicació
Formentera Council

Promoting Formentera in San Sebastián

senderismo moonkoala-1-The Formentera Council tourism department reports that today through Sunday March 31 island representatives will be promoting Formentera at San Sebastián's SEVATUR travel expo. Formentera has its own stand at the expo, with information about outdoor activities for families even after the traditional summer season.

Alluding to the Basque country's comparatively chilly climate, promotion chief Carlos Bernús affirmed visitors at the expo are “very keen...on not just our island, but our weather too”. Formentera is the only Balearic island with representation at SEVATUR.

March 29, 2019
Àrea de Comunicació
Formentera Council

PIMEF training courses

informatica cat-5-The Formentera Council's trade department teamed up with the small and medium-sized business association of Eivissa and Formentera (PIMEF) to host a presentation on “Fent Pimef”, a series of upcoming training courses. The instruction is about giving hometown businesses the tools to improve management and become more competitive with upgraded attention to customers and the services they provide.

Six courses, offered at PIMEF's office and subsidised by the Formentera Council, are free and open to the public. The classes are part of a yearly pledge between PIMEF and the Council on business training and assistance for business owners.

Kicking off Friday March 29 and winding down April 5, the first course is a return to a workshop that débuted last year on smartphone photography for businesses. Other courses include IT for dummies, Quality Customer Service, Sales skills and techniques and Emotional intelligence and social skills, in addition to a conference with Israel Serrano on coaching and staff motivation. Space is limited and individuals interested in registering can do it in person at PIMEF, over the phone (971.32.25.20) or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Formentera Council
Àrea de Comunicació
March 22, 2019

In Barcelona, Formentera pitched as destination for families

foto-fira-barcelona1The Formentera Council's tourism department reports that from today to Sunday March 24 local reps will be at Barcelona's Montjuïc fairgrounds promoting the island at the B-Travel expo. Two tourist canvassers will present Formentera as a family destination that can be visited 365 days a year.

Formentera has its own stand with promotional material spotlighting heritage, nature, culture, gastronomy and the full spread of fitness events organised on the island at the beginning and end of the season.

Figuring among the promotional fare is information about a new marine museum (and future tenant of la Mola's lighthouse), the first edition of the book "Sabores de Formentera" and the latest version of the smartphone app "Formentera 365", which features complete information about the island.

Catalonia is one of Formentera's chief sources of tourism.


Formentera Council
Àrea de Comunicació
March 22, 2019

Formentera 2.0 to put island at centre of digital culture from May 2-5

foto-for-2-0-premsa1The Formentera Council's tourism department reports that when the seventh Formentera 2.0 hits the island from May 2 to 5, international experts will be on hand to share experiences in communication, creativity and emerging technologies. Director Rosa Castells says the event will find “the leading lights of digital culture rendezvousing here on the island”.

“Formentera 2.0 has put the island on the map”, asserted the organiser. “Today Formentera is more than just a tourist destination; our line-up of world-renowned experts means we're also an authentic talent magnet”. The encounter is a chance to connect, share and learn in a familiar, low-key environment far from sprawling convention centres.

Who it's for
Whether you're a full-fledged tech devotee or more of a digital dabbler, Formentera 2.0 is a multi-disciplinary event for a wide range of profiles. Journalists, communication professionals, creative types, entrepreneurs, heads of communication and marketing, community managers, freelancers, content managers, institutions, organisations, bloggers and anyone keen on getting up to speed on emerging tech, communication and digital culture will feel right at home.

Though 50 individuals have already registered, space is still available. Full programme details can be found online at www.formentera20.com.

Speakers
Anaïs Pérez Figueras, communications director for Google Spain and Portugal; Ricard Robles, director of Sónar festival; Tomás Fdo Flores, director of Ràdio-3 and Siglo 21; Enric Jove, CEO of Mc Cann, advertising and marketing mavericks behind award-winning spots for Ikea and Campofrío; Macarena Rey, CEO of Shine Ibèria production commpany and executive producer for Masterchef and Maestros de la costura; and Oscar Romagosa, executive producer for Canada, the production company behind two music videos for two-time Grammy-winner Rosalía. Other Formentera 2.0 participants include Disney Channel director general Vincent Sourdeau and Ana Gea, founder of the leading design and creativity magazine Graffica.

Formentera Council
Àrea de Comunicació
March 13, 2019

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