LINC  2018 in Rauma and Uusikaupunki in
Southwest Finland

LINC - Leader Inspired Network Community is an European Leader conference which combines European exchange of experience with sport events and European culinary. LINC is an initiative from LAGs (Local Action Groups) and National Network Units for rural development in Austria, Germany, Estonia and Finland.

The first LINC conference was held in Austria in 2010.  Leader Ravakka together with collaborators will host the 9th LINC conference on 12th - 14th of June 2018 in Southwest Finland.

LINC aims to:
  • present the results and innovative methods achieved using the LEADER approach to promote the network expansion of rural developers
  • exchange the professional experience of representatives of the European LEADER areas
  • establish links for international cooperation and
  • draw attention to the importance of communication and knowledge transfer between local economic and social actors about the tourism, cultural heritage, traditional local products and other important issues among the business partners.

Get informed - Be properly informed about the professional issues

Get inspired, - Be inspired about mutual learning and practical knowledge transfer

Get involved, - Take part, meet the members and multiple skills of the community”


Who can participate the LINC 2018?

The international LINC organisation welcomes rural developers, such as members of LEADER groups/associations, LEADER board members, members of the National Networks, Management Authorities and Payment Agencies, project staff and all those people who are interested in the topic of rural development, to join LINC 2018 conference.

Leader spirit -inspirating people!