Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Italy's Sant'Agata hosts forum for textile sector revival
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.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

GST and textiles industry: Analysis and opinion

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is at long last all set to be rolled ...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

India probing dumping of polyester yarn by China

Indian government is probing anti-dumping allegations against a...

Courtesy: Raymond

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Jun 2017

Raymond plans to invest Rs 1,400 crore in Amravati plant

Raymond, Indian textiles and apparel major, has decided to invest Rs...

Interviews View All

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

Sizing and fitting issues are inherent problems for companies expanding...

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Poojaa Kumar Deepak

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Eric Scholler

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search