PM4SD Summer School 2017

Project Management for Sustainable Development

Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism

5-7 October 2017

Sila National Park
Calabria, Italy

The Summer School in Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism is back for its 5th edition, hosted by Sila National Park , it will take place for the first time in a National Park at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism is a 3 days High Level event, co-organized by the Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism (FEST) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) to address one of the most important themes in the tourism industry: how to plan and deliver transformative tourism projects and initiatives to generate a sustainable visitor economy.

The 2017 Summer School aims to contribute to the 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development focusing on “Sustainable Tourism between product development and carrying capacity”.

The Summer School will once again brings together key tourism from 5 Continents: donors, representatives of European and International organizations, policy makers, destination managers, planners industry representatives, project management practitioners, academics and entrepreneurs will share key best practices.

Outstanding speakers will be focusing on: National Parks, Thematic Parks, Sustainable Tourism Policies, Criteria, Certifications, Best Practices; Project Management, Destination Management, Branding Destination; Capacity building, Public Private Partnership, tourism funding with the aim to share experiences on: product development and carrying capacities.

Speakers and participants will enjoy together plenty of social activities to discover the beauty of Sila National Park and its outstanding area.

The Summer School is the PM4SD™ annual event, promoting it as the methodology to apply in tourism projects and to discuss the professionalization of project management in sustainable tourism and the need of leadership in tourism.


Key representatives of the tourism sector together again.

Donors, policy makers, industry representatives, project management practitioners, academics and entrepreneurs together to share practices on how to plan and manage tourism funding with sustainability, and also to improve project management and effectiveness in the tourism sector.


FEST · The European Travel Commission · Sila National Park

The Summer School is organised by FEST and the European Travel Commission. The European Travel Commission is the non-profit organisation responsible for the promotion of Europe as a tourist destination in third markets. Read the ETC’s latest Bulletin here.

The hosting organization is Sila National Park.

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The Summer School is the PM4SD™ annual event, promoting it as the methodology to apply in tourism projects and to discuss the professionalization of project management in sustainable tourism.

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View the 2016 Presentations

FEST - Summer School 2015