EDEN INNOVATION PRIZE 2013

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EDEN INNOVATION PRIZE 2013

  1. 1. + EDEN NETWORK AISBL INNOVATION PRIZE A PROJECT TO TRIGGER EXCHANGE PLACE MAKING E-Prize THIS IS EDEN INNOVATION PLACE MAKING E-Prize COMMUNITY BULDING E-Prize Antonio Pezzano EDEN Network Facilitator
  2. 2. + WE WANT TO INSPIRE THE TOURISM INDUSTRY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS SHOWCASING INITIATIVES THAT BRING TOURISTS TO VISIT A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE AND TO VISIT THIS IS THE EDEN INNOVATION PRIZE
  3. 3. + WE WILL LEARN MORE ABOUT EDEN DESTINATIONS AND WE WILL GO BACK HOME WITH GOOD IDEAS TO WORK ON
  4. 4. + YOU WILL GET A SPECIAL MENTION ON THE EU WEBSITE A SPECIAL MENTION ON THE GALA DINNER AN AWARD AT THE EDEN MEETING ARTICLES AND NEWS ABOUT YOU IN THE MOST READ INDUSTRY PAPERS, MAGAZINES AND WEBISTES (such as travelmole)
  5. 5. +ONE INNOVATION PRIZE THREE AWARDS
  6. 6. + INITIATIVES THAT CLEARLY SHOW HOW TOURISM BOARDS AND DMO CAN REALIZE CAMPAINGS THAT MAKE POTENTIAL TRAVELERS TO LEARN,TO LIKE AND TO DESIRE TO VISIT A PLACE E-PLACE BRANDING PRIZE EDEN
  7. 7. + INIATIVIES THAT CLEARLY SHOW HOW LOCAL AUTHORITIES, BUSINESSES AND CITIZENS MAKE A PLACE BETTER TO LIVE AND TO VISIT E-PLACE MAKING PRIZE
  8. 8. + INITIATIVES THAT CLEARLY SHOW HOW BUSINESSES, INDIVIDUAL AND NGOS COOPERATE TO EHNANCHE THE SOCIAL COHESION OF A TOURIST DESTINATION E-COMMUNITY BULDING PRIZE
  9. 9. Design, construction and landscaping Natural resources efficiency Conservation and valorization of natural and cultural heritage Social Media and Marketing Visitor Experience Financial sustainability of tourism businesses The following tables provides a list of possible examples of initiatives that could qualify for the awards
  10. 10. Use of regional style and local materials that help buildings fit into surroundings Restoration or reconstruction of historic buildings and sites Low-profile buildings fitting the scenery High-rise construction deliberately clustered in order to preserve extensive open space Buffer zones of trees to screen parking lots, service areas, etc. Landscaping with native vegetation; lack of chemical fertilizers Maintenance or creation of parks or green areas Design that minimizes noise and harsh lights Attractive, restrained signage Absence of billboards and other ugly signs Absence of roads, cable, or other infrastructure blocking views of important sites Design, Construction, and Landscaping
  11. 11. Use of technology, regulation, incentives to reduce use of energy and water, and to reduce waste Use of local food Use of public transportation and/or clean/energy efficient vehicles Use of audit system Training Program Innovative financial instruments Programs to lessen the regulatory burdens on enterprises or administrative inefficiency, and to make a fair taxation system. Policies to encourage the using of certification schemes (EMAS, ISO, etc.) Projects to extend opening hours of retailers. Resources efficiency and financial sustainability
  12. 12. Easy availability of engaging information about the area Convenient availability of local guides Routine interpretive presentations or informational theater; nature or history trails with informational signs; other interpretive devices Payback schemes to fund conservation , tourism taxes or entrance fees used for local tourism assets and services Quota and/or visitor management policy to lower negative impact Provision of places for local craftsman to produce and sell items Conservation and valorization of cultural and natural Heritage
  13. 13. Social Media, Promotion, Marketing communication, events organization, branding campaign, Fam Trips Marketing intelligence Use of audit system (survey, mystery tourists, etc) Training Program Research Projects, Publications, online exchange platform, newsletters, mystery shopper programs, Quality accreditation schemes, labels, ecolabels Projects to ensure design and layout of buildings and sites, access to public transport, and the provision of effective information to such groups. Improving traffic management through physical changes, signage, information, and promotion of alternative transport options. Promotion of walking, cycling, trails.. Social Media, Marketing and Visitor experience
  14. 14. GOLD E-PRIZE The information regarding the initiative clearly state what was the problem to solve or the opportunity to exploit and what evidences (facts, data) prove that the problem has been solved or the opportunity exploited. The information is provided in the VISTAS format. The award is awarded by a panel of volunteer experts. SILVER E-PRIZE The initiative has been carried out, however there are not fact based indicators to demonstrate it was successful. BRONZ E-PRIZE The initiative is still in its early stages, however there information that is worth to share. PRIZES
  15. 15. GOLD E-AWARD Submit a description of your initiative (using the VISTAS format) to edenet.facilitator@gmail.com. Deadline 30 October 2013. SILVER E-AWARD and BRONZ E-AWARD Send information about the initiative (such as documents, pics, a link to a website ) to edenet.facilitator@gmail.com. Deadline 30 October 2013 HOW TO PARTECIPATE TO THE INNOVATION PRIZE

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