Invitation to participate in the organization of the Trade Mission to Italy

The Foundation for Support of Reforms in Ukraine announces a competition for the role of implementer for the trade mission of companies in the fashion sector to Italy as part of the TIPSTER project: «Trade, Intellectual Properties Support, and Technical Regulation». 

The project is implemented by the Foundation for Support of Reforms in Ukraine with financial support from the German government under the ReACT4UA international cooperation project («Implementation and Implementation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine in the Trade Sphere»). The project is executed by the German federal company Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

The project aims to enhance the competitiveness and resilience of Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly in view of their accession to the EU.

In this competition, we are seeking a contractor who will provide organizational support for the trade mission of Ukrainian SMEs in the fashion sector to Italy. This includes organizing, selecting, and facilitating the participation of Ukrainian SMEs in fashion sector promotional events during Milano Fashion Week Women's.

Location: Milan, Italy

Timing: Early October 2023

Preference will be given to activities that:

  • Have a clear mission and objectives
  • Present a formulated and cohesive concept
  • Take place in physical locations
  • Involve multiple participants from the relevant sector
  • Ensure high visibility of activities, such as coverage in specialized press and social media
  • Create opportunities for commercial activities during or shortly after the events
  • Have sources of funding beyond those allocated to this project

Proposals should be submitted as a text file in DOC or PDF format, containing details about the applicant and program participants (company names, website links, brand or service descriptions), descriptions of previous projects, detailed descriptions of proposed activities and expected outcomes, and an XLS file with the project budget.

Please submit your proposals to the email address by August 14, 2023.

We invite you to participate in this event and help Ukrainian enterprises expand their export opportunities in the international market. We look forward to receiving your proposals and collaboration!