unioncamere emilia-romagna regional union of the emilia-romagna chambers of commerce industry and handicraft identity mission values about us the regional union of the chambers of commerce of emilia-romagna brings together all nine chambers of commerce in the region bologna ferrara forlì-cesena modena parma piacenza ravenna reggio emilia and rimini it was founded in 1965 with the aim of promoting and implementing initiatives to favour the growth and promotion of the economy and productive sectors of the regional area and to provide backing and coordination for the activities of member chambers unioncamere emilia-romagna together with other regional unions the italian union of chambers of commerce the italian chambers of commerce and their instrumental bodies makes up the italian chamber of commerce system also part of the italian chambers of commerce system are the italian chambers of commerce abroad and foreign chambers of commerce in italy legally recognised by the state unioncamere emilia-romagna operates in a fast-changing regional area helping the chambers of commerce and along with them companies and their associations to face the challenges created by changes in the outside reference context the mission the main activities of the unioncamere emilia-romagna core strategic activities are concentrated in a number of crucial elements institutional representation of the emilia-romagna chambers of commerce studies research and statistical and economic monitoring for the entire regional system chamber of commerce support services in order to achieve common goals at regional level researching economies of scale and specialisation cooperation with trade institutions and associations to strengthen measures in favour of the competitiveness of smes and promote innovation internationalisation processes of simplification of administrative procedures and the promotion of human capital and business combinations in organising these activities the chamber system relies on its traditional strong points knowledge of the production system the strong bond with the district a propensity to network and create a system with other institutions.
chambers network the nine chambers of commerce the chamber of commerce network is the sector of the public administration in closest contact with companies its job is to promote initiatives and projects to help boost the regional economy unioncamere emilia-romagna is strongly committed to rationalising simplifying and improving services for companies with the aim of obtaining synergies as regards the management of resources and higher standards of efficiency and effectiveness creating a network strategy is a task shared by each chamber of commerce bologna chamber of commerce www.bo.camcom.gov.it email@example.com piazza mercanzia 4 40125 bologna phone +39 051 6093111 president bruno filetti secretary general giada grandi ctc managerial training and company management centre bologna chamber of commerce www.ctcformazione.com firstname.lastname@example.org piazza costituzione 8 40128 bologna palazzo affari phone +39 051 6093200 6093273 pro.s.im special agency for the promotion of company services bologna chamber of commerce www.prosim-servizi.it email@example.com piazza costituzione 8 40128 bologna palazzo affari phone +39 051 6093227
ferrara chamber of commerce www.fe.camcom.it firstname.lastname@example.org via borgoleoni 11 44121 ferrara phone +39 0532 783711 president carlo alberto roncarati secretary general mauro giannattasio italy empowering agency special agency of the modena chamber of commerce formerly promec ravenna chamber of commerce www.ra.camcom.it email@example.com viale l c farini 14 48121 ravenna phone +39 0544 481311 president gianfranco bessi secretary general paola morigi s.i.d.i eurosportello special agency of the ravenna chamber of commerce for the support of innovation and corporate internationalisation www.modenaemiliaromagna.it firstname.lastname@example.org via ganaceto 113 p/o camera commercio 41121 modena phone +39 059 208888 parma chamber of commerce www.pr.camcom.it email@example.com via verdi 2 43121 parma phone +39 0521 21011 president andrea zanlari secretary general alberto egaddi ssica experimental station for the food preserves industry special agency of the parma chamber of commerce forlì-cesena chamber of commerce www.fc.camcom.it firstname.lastname@example.org corso della repubblica 5 47121 forlì phone +39 0543 713111 president alberto zambianchi secretary general antonio nannini cise centre for innovation and economic development special agency of the forlì-cesena chamber of commerce www.ra.camcom.it/eurosportello email@example.com viale l c farini 14 48121 ravenna phone +39 0544 481443 reggio emilia chamber of commerce www.re.camcom.gov.it firstname.lastname@example.org piazza della vittoria 3 42121 reggio emilia phone +39 0522 7961 president enrico bini secretary general michelangelo dalla riva www.ciseonweb.it email@example.com corso della repubblica 5 47121 forlì phone +39 0543 38211 www.ssica.it firstname.lastname@example.org via tanara 31/a 43121 parma phone +39 0521 795230 piacenza chamber of commerce www.pc.camcom.it email@example.com piazza cavalli 35 29121 piacenza phone +39 0523 3861 president giuseppe parenti secretary general alessandro saguatti modena chamber of commerce www.mo.camcom.it firstname.lastname@example.org via ganaceto 134 41121 modena phone +39 059 208111 president maurizio torreggiani secretary general stefano bellei rimini chamber of commerce www.riminieconomia.it email@example.com via sigismondo 28 47921 rimini tel +39 0541 363711 president manlio maggioli secretary general maurizio temeroli
unioncamere emilia-romagna regional union of the emilia-romagna chambers of commerce www.ucer.camcom.it firstname.lastname@example.org viale aldo moro 62 40127 bologna phone +39 051 6377011 president carlo alberto roncarati secretary general ugo girardi
studies and research the unioncamere economic research department operates as a regional-economy observatory carries out and coordinates studies and research performing duties which the legislative reorganisation of chamber of commerce responsibilities has assigned to the regional unions the regional economy is therefore analysed both in the short term monitoring and in the long term observatory a large share of relations and surveys is carried out jointly with other parties inside and outside the chamber of commerce system numerous forms of collaboration and synergies have been implemented with the study departments of the chambers of commerce of the other regional unions and the national unioncamere with the emilia-romagna region with the regional istat institute of statistics and with various research institutes trade associations and local authorities the economic research department identifies the changes under way within the economic and social fabric of the district including by means of new indicators and interpretative keys to provide local decision-makers with valid informative backing all the studies and research work done together with related data are published by a dedicated section of the unioncamere emilia-romagna website www.ucer.camcom.it/studi-ricerche activities include quarterly analyses observatory of the economic situation in emilia-romagna census of industry and services forecast scenarios for the regional economy and exports yearly and twice-yearly analyses report on the regional economy agri-food observatory of emilia-romagna regional observatory on credit excelsior information system smail emilia-romagna work monitoring system databanks on all major aspects of the regional economy and society theme surveys regional observatory on internationalisation female entrepreneurship observatory contribution to the regional prices and tariffs observatory school work alternation water services and management of household wastes and other ad hoc studies the evolution of local systems in emilia-romagna emilia-romagna companies internationalisation itineraries the infrastructures of the provinces of emilia-romagna
international activities internationalisation is crucial for the creation of corporate value remunerating invested resources extending competitive edge and grasping new opportunities and means of growth the chambers of commerce system is engaged in translating the analysis of context elements into operating strategies and operating courses for the development of companies the internationalisation department is a point of reference for companies it constantly prompts them and supports them in planning common chambers of commerce initiatives at the service of companies seeking new markets in which to invest the activities performed by the unioncamere emilia-romagna with regard to internationalisation fall within the guidelines agreed with the emilia-romagna region in the frame agreement for competitiveness and a new development phase executed for the purpose of sustaining the common endeavour of making the strategies for the support of companies on foreign markets more effective.
unioncamere emilia-romagna is partner to the regional counter for the internationalisation of companies along with the emilia-romagna region the ministry for foreign trade simest italian society for enterprises abroad and sace foreign trade insurance services sprint-er provides small and medium enterprises which want to launch out onto export markets especially the bricst countries with a valid operation-support instrument assistance is available over the entire regional area thanks to a network of sprint-er area counters operating within each of the chambers of commerce or their specialised facilities unioncamere emilia-romagna develops a chambers of commerce network approach thanks to the operative backing of the italy empowering agency former promec and sidi eurosportello special agencies dedicated to internationalisation favouring the setting up of integrated initiatives in partnership with the national unioncamere the italian chambers of commerce abroad and mixed and assocamerestero the chambers of commerce network of the associated offices abroad over 30 facilities on major world markets provides specialised assistance to export businesses www.sprint-er.it www.simest.it www.sace.it www.infoexport.it www.newsmercati.com www.globus.camcom.it at community level unioncamere emilia-romagna takes part in the activities of the unioncamere office in brussels thus interacting with initiatives of the european institutions and of eurochambres the association of european chambers of commerce as well as with the emilia-romagna region s liaison office in brussels www.eurochambres.be unioncamere emilia-romagna is a partner of the enterprise europe network within the simpler inter-regional consortium consisting of 6 organisations of emilia-romagna and lombardy enterprise europe network is a part of the european union s competition and innovation framework programme cip this is the largest network of contact points providing information and backing to companies and helping them to fully exploit and benefit from all the opportunities offered by the european union enterprise europe network is split into about 600 contact points chambers of commerce regional development agencies technological centres located in nearly 50 countries able to help companies find business partners abroad identify new technologies and community loans by taking part in tenders they are also able to provide assistance on numerous topics such as industrial property foreign trade and community rules and standards opened in 2008 by the european commission with the aim of providing support to business activities and the growth of european companies enterprise europe network has incorporated the two previous euro info centre and innovation relay centre networks and integrated their activities currently the network offers in an integrated way the services of its two predecessors and also represents a real one-stop shop for smes www.simplernet.it www.enterprise-europe-network-italia.eu www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu
genesi is an integrated network of information and help counters set up in every chamber of commerce to provide a first orientation tool for anyone wanting to develop a business idea the genesi counters point out existing financing opportunities of a community national and regional nature for emilia-romagna companies they provide information on the administrative procedures needed to set up a business they indicate the trade associations providing start-up services in the area and the professional training institutes able to prepare and update would-be entrepreneurs they provide tools for the self-analysis of corporate risks and self-assessment tests for determining business potential and aptitude the genesi network also provides backing for the realisation of alternate school-work and job guidance projects www.ucer.camcom.it/portali-tematici/genesi genesi women entrepreneurs committees in each province the emilia-romagna chambers of commerce have set up women s entrepreneurship committees to implement strategies able to support development and the qualification of women in the business world these committees promote study information training and credit access assistance and support initiatives aimed at developing business culture among women and removing any obstacles in their way www.ucer.camcom.it/osservatori-regionali/os-imprenditoria-femminile innovation the chambers of commerce system coordinated by unioncamere emilia-romagna provides its support to promote the services offered by workshops and competent centres in answer to the innovation requirements of companies to propose surveys for the evaluation of the structural and situational variables with respect to the economic dynamics of areas to promote information assistance and guidance on matters relating to patents and intellectual property www.ucer.camcom.it/portali-tematici/innovazione mediation and arbitration the chambers of commerce by virtue of their third-party status are actively involved in promoting and managing alternative procedures for settling disputes of a civil and business nature which could arise between companies and between companies and consumers for this purpose they have set up within their offices arbitration chambers and mediation organisations speedy and flexible tools able to provide fast and effective answers to the demand for justice of companies and the public at lower costs and within reliable time periods trade register each economic operator must be registered in the trade register since this has become operative after the coming into force of the chambers of commerce reform law it has shown itself to be an irreplaceable composite system for the good operation of the economy able to provide transparent complete and speedy information and effectively simplify administrative procedures by means of web links which allow companies to dialogue with the chamber of commerce directly from their facilities from the trade register computerised and operated by infocamere on behalf of the chambers of commerce detailed information can be obtained on individual companies legal status date of incorporation and share capital tax code type of business activity corporate bodies powers of representation assigned to corporate bodies number of employees and on the major changes which have affected the existence of companies discontinuances liquidation bankruptcy changes with regard to company positions moves www.registroimprese.it
communication econerre econerre is one of unioncamere emilia-romagna s major off-line communication tools a magazine dedicated to current events and economic analysis edited jointly by the union and by the emilia-romagna region ten issues are published every year econerre is the only communication medium entirely dedicated to the regional economy and over the years has come to be increasingly more appreciated by a growing number of readers businesspersons administrations and public bodies economic and professional organisations unions and private entities econerre offers a complete and updated overview of the emilia-romagna economy in its myriad aspects company experiences developing scenarios production sectors internet innovation research internationalisation and of chambers of commerce activities www.ucer.camcom.it/comunicazione/econerre the unioncamere press office by means of communiqués and editorials distributes the data produced by surveys performed by the regional union to promote its role as authoritative source as regards the region s economic and social dimension unioncamere informa newsletter the weekly newsletter of unioncamere emilia-romagna guides companies on a journey of discovery of services and opportunities provided by the activities of the region s nine chambers of commerce all mailing-list users receive free of charge and by email interesting news on activities financing opportunities new laws tenders training courses and initiatives in the field of internationalisation and missions abroad www.ucer.camcom.it/comunicazione/newsletter unioncamere online www.ucer.camcom.it is the official website of unioncamere emilia-romagna and its most important online communication tool in operation since 1995 it was one of the first public administration websites in italy the site is split up into several sections and is packed with information with a broad overview of all the activities performed by the unioncamere emilia-romagna the website places at disposal technical-financial material relating to services for companies and all the statistical-economic production of the economic research department it helps distribute economic-financial information the magazine econerre the newsletter the press releases and online news and institutional data and documentation the types of users vary greatly private individuals banks smes professional firms and public administration bodies especially of the emilia-romagna region and the chamber of commerce system both regional and national the unioncamere emilia-romagna www.ucer.camcom.it portal was created with one of the most cutting-edge content management systems cms content management system i.e plone www.plone.org this has resulted in website management which takes into consideration the parameters of accessibility and usability so-called stanco law for more details visit www.ucer.camcom.it/sito-accessibile read and download the brochure online www.ucer.camcom.it/about-us