In the framework of the Italian contribution to the Plan of Action for the EUSAIR, the CNA (National Confederation of Craftsmanship and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) organized the Conference "A strategy for the Adriatic Ionian Macro Region" in Ancona on November 12, with the participation of the Minister for Territorial Cohesion, Marco Trigilia, the President of CNA, Renato Picciaiola, the President of Region Marche, Gian Mario Spacca, the new Rector of the University of Ancona, Sauro Longhi and the AII Secretary General, Amb. Fabio Pigliapoco.

The conference was marked by a bottom up approach and many proposals were put on the table on growth and development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in the Adriatic Ionian Region which are a crucial element for the future EUSAIR.