Constructing European Partnerships

A skilled German delegation of construction companies is visiting Inverness on Monday 18th September 2006 to meet with Highland companies involved in the construction sector who are interested in partnering and sub-contracting opportunities. The Euro Info Centre (EIC) in Inverness is organising this initiative which aims to help support local companies in fulfilling contracts.

The delegation will comprise of approximately 15 companies with a wide range of construction sector skills and services including:  roofing, plumbing, carpentry, flooring, preservation of historic buildings, casting, concrete works, aluminium parts as well as general construction and civil engineering skills.

A day of “Business to Business” meetings will be held in Inverness on Monday 18th  September 2006.  Local companies will be able to request individual meetings with relevant members of the delegation. This event is completely free of charge and lunch will be provided.

Should your organisation be interested in meeting the delegation or you would like further information, please contact the Euro Info Centre  (tel: 01463 715400 or email: as soon as possible.

Note to Editors:

The Inverness Euro Info Centre (EIC) is part of a network of over 300 Euro Info Centres which have been established by the European Commission throughout Europe.

With the ability to call on the practical assistance of the EIC network, as well as a comprehensive in-house library of European documentation and on-line databases, the EIC is well positioned to inform, advise and assist small and medium-sized enterprises on a wide variety of European matters which include; European legislation, funding sources, the euro, agents and distributors, business co-operation, EU Enlargement and public tenders monitoring.

The EIC is hosted by Highland Opportunity Limited, the enterprise trust for Highland Region, which is funded by the Highland Council, and is a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee.

81A Castle Street, Inverness, IV2 3EA
tel: 01463 715400       fax: 01463 715600

23 Aug 2006