EU Industry Days 2019 will focus on key industrial challenges such as sustainability, digitalisation, investment and globalisation. The event, on 5-6 February, will demonstrate how EU industrial policy benefits European citizens and provide input for future policy making.
EU Industry Days will gather more than 1000 participants from across Europe and beyond, including stakeholders representing industry, trade unions, national and regional authorities, and civil society.
EU Industry Days 2019 / high-level conference is, organised by the European Commission and key stakeholders, is the flagship EU event on industrial policy.
As in previous editions, the EU Industry Days conference will include various sessions organised by different Commission departments and industrial stakeholders.
High profile industry speakers will attend the event with the purpose of influencing and inspiring future industry leaders, and prompting discussion and debate amongst different audience categories.
The thematic areas selected for 2019 are:
- industry and sustainability
- industry and globalisation
- innovation and digitalisation
The third EU Industry Days conference will have a greater focus on societal aspects of industrial policy and will demonstrate how EU policies will positively affect the lives of European citizens.
The event should enable the Commission to monitor new trends and progress in today’s society.
An exhibition will showcase innovative ideas related to the themes of the conference.
The 2019 EU Industry Days will take place on 5-6 February 2019 in Brussels (The Egg Congress & Meeting Centre). The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European Commission and by stakeholders. In addition, throughout January and February 2019 local events will take place across Europe under the brand of the European Industry Week.