On 13th December, the XVI TOPAKETAK encounter of Iraurgi Berritzen was held at Azpeitia Town Council. Organised by Iraurgi Berritzen (the agency for the socio-economic promotion and innovation of the Urola Erdia region of Gipuzkoa), the event is intended to be the annual gathering of the various players who are working towards a transformation of the region.
In this year's edition, companies, training centres, associations and Institutions in Urola Erdia all participated in the encounter, during which the latest strategic projects developed in co-operation were presented, and challenges to the future development of the region were analysed.
In attendance at the event were: Ainhoa Aizpuru, Head of Economic Promotion, Rural and Territorial Affairs of the Provincial Government of Gipuzkoa; Eneko Etxeberria, Mayor of Azpeitia; Javier Zubizarreta, Mayor of Azkoitia; Josetxo Mendizabal, Mayor of Zestoa; Begoña Beobide, Director of Iraurgi Berritzen; and representatives of economic and social players in the Urola Erdia region.
In his talk, CEO and Partner of B+I Strategy, Sabin Azua, focused on the future by looking at the trends which have greater impact on the most important value chains in Urola Erdia, as well as its implications for companies.