Bizkaia Talent attends the “Cities For Talent Meeting” and “Barcelona International Community Day” events in Barcelona
- 24 representatives from 17 cities and territories in Europe and Asia gathered at the event in order to share good practice techniques.
On the 27th October Bizkaia Talent attended the “Cities For Talent Meeting” event held in Barcelona within the framework of the Barcelona International Community Day, promoted by the Directorate of International Economic Promotion of the City Council of Barcelona.
This meeting event, the aim of which is to create a space for exchange and cooperation in which the best practices and learnings in terms of talent management can be shared, brought together over a two-day period some 24 representatives from 17 cities and regions which are leaders in talent attraction and retention programs.
Bizkaia Talent participated in the round table event “Attraction and retention of foreign talent” at which the Managing Director Mr Ivan Jimenez shared with those in attendance the strategy which the Basque association has been implementing in recent years in the face of the difficulty of attracting highly qualified profiles.
Together with Bizkaia Talent the participants at the “Cities For Talent Meeting” event represented Berlin (Germany), Brno (Czech Republic), Copenhagen (Denmark), Eindhoven (The Netherlands), Emilia Romagna (Italy), Scotland (United Kingdom), Estonia, Gothenburg (Sweden), Helsinki (Finland), Hong Kong (Chinese Republic), Lund (Sweden), Milan (Italy), Munich (Germany), Oslo (Norway), Turku (Finland) and Utrecht (The Netherlands).
Barcelona International Community Day
Bizkaia Talent was also present at the city’s international talent meeting point: Barcelona International Community Day. This initiative has been on-going for the last ten years and it has established itself as a reference in terms of international talent ecosystems and the principal space for welcoming and networking for the foreign community.