Are you a business operating in BC and looking to expand to Europe? Do you want to get in touch with European entrepreneurs? Or maybe you just want to get fresh ideas for your own business?
The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Global Program financed by the European Union and represented in British Columbia by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West & the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada West has you covered!
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Global is a program which gives experienced entrepreneurs from Canada the opportunity to collaborate with new or aspiring entrepreneurs from the European Union and the UK.
Join us July 12, at 10am as we welcome Linda Schmittmann, Project Manager the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany ITKAM, to uncover how you can use the EYE Global program to start improving your business at absolutely no cost to you. In this session we will cover:
- The structure of EYE Global program
- Eligibility criteria of the program
- Different options and benefits for your business
- The Application process
If you want to explore new horizons, acquire knowledge and access to European markets; discover new potential cooperation and collaboration opportunities with new entrepreneurs; and find innovative solutions and fresh new ideas to improve your business, then this session is for you!
July 12 | 10am to 11:00am PT | Free Webinar
Facilitator: Melanie Rupp, Senior Director, Loans & Advisory Services, WeBC
Panelist: Linda Schmittmann, Project Manager, Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany
A recording will be available after the live session
About the Panelist
Project Manager, Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany ITKAM
Working as the Project Manager at the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany ITKAM for the past three years Linda is based in their Berlin office.
Linda works to promote the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Global program in Canada, USA and Singapore, as well as the EYE program in Europe. Linda’s focus is on connecting startups and young founders with experienced entrepreneurs internationally. In addition to her work with EYE programs, Linda coordinates and works on various European projects including digitalization in education and training programs for rural and food entrepreneurs. She also supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from Italy that want to conquer the German market by providing market analysis and finding adequate sales channels.
Linda grew up in Düsseldorf, Germany, and studied in Italy where she graduated with an MA in Languages for Communication in International Organizations. In her spare time she loves to read, try new things and improve her drawing skills.