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Consell renews annual partnership with Chamber of Commerce to fuel training, market research and communications for local businesses

foto 2021 conveni cambraConsell de Formentera premiere Alejandra Ferrer sat down today with Chamber of Commerce local representative Juan Manuel Costa Escanellas to sign a yearly collaborative agreement in support of training, market research and communications for island businesses. Also on hand at the signing was deputy premiere and commerce chief Ana Juan.

Under the arrangement the Consell de Formentera will offer up €7,000, money that the Chamber of Commerce pledges to put to a range of uses like consulting; vocational training; language instruction and courses on topics such as trade, new technologies, entrepreneurship, workplace safety and business creation, management and financing.

26 March 2021
Communications Department
Consell de Formentera

Participants in woodworking course by Aaron Keydar unveil work

cartell 2021 si buscasteThe Formentera Department of Culture reports that this Monday 29 March, students in Aaron Keydar’s course on woodcutting will welcome islanders to visit Si buscaste, encontraste, a collection of twelve pieces that will be on display at the “Ajuntament Vell” gallery until Saturday 3 April.

The exhibition will comprise creations by students of this year’s course and last, after the pandemic forced the cancelation of a similar show in 2020. Keydar has offered his woodworking course since 2014.

Si buscaste, encontraste is on view Monday to Saturday from 11.00am to 2.00pm and 6.00pm to 8.00pm. The gallery is closed Sundays and Monday mornings.

25 March 2021
Communications Department
Consell de Formentera

Consell joins Saturday’s ‘Earth Hour’ by cutting lights in Sant Francesc and Sant Ferran

cartell 2021 hora planetaThe Formentera Department of Environment is adding its name to “Earth Hour”, a global campaign for environmental awareness, by pledging to hit the lights at the Sant Ferran and Sant Francesc churches and the municipal funeral parlour. The blackout will take place Saturday 27 March from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

The World Wide Fund for Nature-helmed event aims to encourage people and government institutions to turn off the lights in homes and particularly visible buildings in major cities across the world — a statement about the importance of environmental safeguards and responses to climate change. Details about the campaign can be found at www.horadelplaneta.es.

25 March 2021
Communications Department
Consell de Formentera

Consell renews partnership with Pimef backing local small business

foto 2021 conveni pimefConsell de Formentera premiere Alejandra Ferrer sat down yesterday with Josep Mayans, head of the island’s group of small- and medium-sized businesses (Pimef), to formalise the extension of a deal to promote training, market research and public relations for local trade. Formentera’s deputy premiere and commerce chief, Ana Juan, was also on hand at the signing.

In 2021 the Consell de Formentera will bankroll €22,000 so Pimef and Formentera Department of Commerce can partner to train business owners, execute marketing strategies and initiatives and offer resources necessary to rendering the sector more dynamic and competitive. The money will additionally help pay for Compra a Casa, the buy-local push that tacked on a summer variant in 2020, plus other initiatives like business consulting, research into cultural sponsorship and work to engage Formentera businesses in various environmental projects.

25 March 2021
Communications Department
Consell de Formentera

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