The next step in implementing the project for cross-border meetings with representatives of business organizations and successful businessmen from both border regions. Meetings and thematic visits are organized by the two partner organizations LIDER and AVENA. In preliminary meetings with representatives of business organizations and local entrepreneurs, the project team familiarized them with the objectives and tasks of the project as well as the purpose of the specific visits. The first cross – border meeting was held in Blagoevgrad on April 22, 2017. The 24 participants in the project had the opportunity to get acquainted with two successful Roma entrepreneurs – Evgeni Bozhilov (building industry ) and Boris Goritzov (creative industry). They told about the start of their business and the way they were dealing with it. The meeting also included representatives of two business organizations – the Tourism Council in Blagoevgrad and CLASTER RES, which support business organizations from Blagoevgrad region. The participants had the opportunity to talk informally with invited guest lecturers.