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The first dissemination event of CCLEP project took place at the Linecheck Music Festival was held yesterday as part of the second edition of Milan Music Week, following the initiative of Assomusica.

The cCLEP! ERASMUS project, funded by the European Community and promoted by the Association in collaboration with PATOU International (FR), MESO(GR), Region Emilia Romagna (IT), EPRALIMA training (PT), and PLASA (United Kingdom), was presented to operators, live event professionals and promoters.

In a general situation in which the entertainment industry suffers from the lack of a systematic approach to the identification and training of professionals, main objective of the project cCLEP! is to obtain official recognition and validation of qualifications, skills and competencies in reference to the professions of the live music events sector. This is Assomusica’s third European initiative and the first devoted to this particular sector.

The association of Italian organizers and producers of musical shows, who face every day many problems related to the classification and recognition of workers in the supply chain, has managed to create an eclectic team of work consisting of : training of professionals, certifiers and experts. A heterogeneous network united with the aim of creating a uniform path and a unique chart of competences that can be applied at European level.

Paolo De Biasi (Assomusica Vice-President and Project Manager), Alberto Artese (Assomusica Manager of Safety at Work, Training) at the meeting held yesterday at SALA C in Milano BASE to discuss genesis and development of this important initiative Professional, Agility, Public Order), Rossana Rinaldi (for the Emilia-Romagna region), Omero Marongiu (academic director PATOU), Deolinda Silva (EPRALIMA) and Nicky Greet (PLASA).

“It is expected that cCLEP! becomes a sort of common thread in training related to workers in the sector, “explains Paolo De Biasi. “Thanks to the collaboration of the region Emilia-Romagna, the first and most avant-garde of this sector, the recognition and certification of professionals belonging to the live music distribution chain took shape for the first time in Italy” .

The project, in the words of Alberto Artese, is aimed at all workers in the live music sector, but aims specifically to supervise three professional personalities: Rigger (Technician in heights), Scaffolder (Technician specialized in the assembly temporary structures) and one of the most decisive profiles from the point of view of management, that of director of production (organizer of technical events).

“As such cCLEP! can provide useful ideas for creating new personalities and updating existing ones, “adds Rossana Rinaldi, director of programming services for education, training and employment policies in the region of Emilia-Romagna , the first to raise public awareness on this subject, applying as a true point of reference on the subject.

Launched in November 2017, the project will end in November 2019 with a new meeting, this time in Rome. During this period, numerous documents will be created to disseminate the results of the project, accompanied by a remarkable activity of dissemination and public comparison, through workshops and round tables bringing together all the public and private components of the project. international industry and entertainment.