The lobbying activities of the wood processing sector and forestry in Croatia were very intense last year. From this point of view, the Cluster was one of the most active operators in the field. Following a thematic session of the Croatian Parliament, the wood industry launched a series of initiatives and events that drew the attention of politicians and decision makers to crucial


Sunday, 09 August 2015

In order to distribute information about the activities of the Cluster and the sectoral events to the target groups, apart from the above mentioned communication channels, various web platforms are besides other communication tools. The Cluster has chosen a multiple access with several separate websites that are thematically related to certain events or campaigns. Due to the complexity of our

Expert studies: Members get more

Sunday, 09 August 2015

The more than ten years of experience of professional services and external associates of the Cluster, regular contacts with a number of national, regional, European and international sectoral institutions, as well as with the representatives of state administration, represent a foundation for the preparation of high quality professional thematic studies. The Croatian Wood Cluster prepares custom-made studies for its members, non-members,

Cluster issues its own journals

Sunday, 09 August 2015

In cooperation with its partner company, the Centre for Development and Marketing, the Cluster is a co-editor of two professional magazines – “Wood and furniture” and “Private forests”, which deal with sectoral issues and affi rm forest-based industries. Both magazines were launched with the aim of improving the flow of information among all the figures concerned, primarily the wood industry and

Everyday contacts with companies, institutions and representatives of the state administration are credible source for the latest information. In order to give members of the Croatian Wood Cluster prompt information about all the relevant events, every week the latest news related to the wood processing industry, furniture production, forestry, design in Croatia, SEE region, Europe and the world and other relevant information

How to communicate successfully?

Sunday, 09 August 2015

Communication is an important tool in the work of all Associations and business organizations. It is important how communication is directed towards inside, but also to other sections, particularly the media and political structures. In the business and social sense, everything that is done in the Cluster, should be evident, and the publication of those results should attract new members

Overview of bilateral cooperation

Sunday, 09 August 2015

Overview of bilateral cooperation for 2013 / 2014 / 2015.  

The Cluster is constantly Online

Sunday, 09 August 2015

The development of the economy in the 21st century is based on new technologies. The Internet has changed the way all participants in business and social processes act, and continuous online communication allows users to communicate quickly in real time. In this context, the importance of social networks is increasing almost in proportion to their enormous numbers. The speed at which

In 2014 the 11thWood Technology Conference brought together over 220 participants from the SEE region – Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Serbia, as well as from the EU – Austria, Germany, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. With its main thematic topic “How to Increase the Use of Wood in South East Europe” the Conference was held under the patronage of the

CONCLUSIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS The crisis has significantly affected the entire wood processing sector in South East Europe and the business of many companies, leading to many changes on the market. The situation in Croatia has deteriorated because of the abolition of sectoral funding. Cooperation among sector companies in SEE countries is beginning to grow, but