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Italy's Sant'Agata hosts forum for textile sector revival
Oct '13
The city of Sant’Agata in the region of Campania in Italy, recently hosted a forum titled ‘On the side of the Crisis: The revival of textiles in Campania’ in order to discuss the current challenges faced by the textile sector in the region.
The conference organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Benevento, Italy, (CAMCOM), under the patronage of the city of Sant’Agata Sui Due Golfi, was aimed at addressing the problem faced by the textile sector in Campania, and to provide some possible alternatives for the revival of the textile sector, especially to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which carry out the majority of activities related to the sector in the region.
According to a statement issued by CAMCOM, the conference was held under the ‘Districts on the web’ initiative, a project promoted by Google, and the Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Agriculture of Italy (UNIONCAMERE), under the patronage of the Ministry of Economic Development. The project was launched in May, 2013, for developing and digitalizing various industries, including textiles, in several districts throughout the country.
The CAMCOM, with this forum, aimed to launch the ‘Districts on the web’ project for the textile sector of Campania region. Speakers at the forum included mayor of the city Carmine Valentino, CAMCOM president Gennaro Masiello, Fulvio Martusciello, Councillor for Productive Activities in Campania region, Diego Ciulla, senior analyst Google Italy, and Federica Costanzo, head of ‘Districts on the web’ Google. 
The objective of the ‘Districts on the web’ project of Google is to help spread the culture of innovation and foster digitization of Italian industrial districts. The project aims to raise awareness and train SMEs belonging to 20 districts in the country regarding the opportunities offered by the web.

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