The 10th Regional Growth Conference has been successfully concluded on June 9-11, 2022 in Patras, Greece.


What started in 2013 has grown into a prominent gathering that tackles significant challenges that Greek and European regions face. By bringing together senior government officials, industry leaders, members of the European Commission and European Parliament, Academics, notable journalists and engaged citizens, the Conference offers the opportunity to reflect upon and address  issues related key sectors of the regions, including growth and development, economy, infrastructure, climate change, energy, health, agriculture, tourism, social cohesion and resilience and, importantly, youth. The main focus of the conference is based on the promotion of initiatives in all the above areas, pushing forward the introduction of innovative policies, public-private partnerships, the strengthening of business relations and the attraction of investment vehicles of the private sector.


Here are just a few of RGC 2022 speakers
Dimitris Avramopoulos
fmr European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs & Foreign Minister of Greece

Franc Bogovič

Member of the European Parliament

Johan Borgstam

Ambassador of Sweden to Greece

Themis Christophidou

Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission

Eleni Marianou

Secretary General of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)

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The Regional Growth Conference (RGC) serves as a public platform for dialogue between governmental, regional, academic and business representatives. Its main goal is to address challenges, best practices and policies promoted by European Institutions that need to be implemented in the Regional Development in an effort to bring forward the necessary regional governance model for Greece.
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