Considering the vast variety of actors in each region who are concerned with food and cultural diversity (hospitality, tourism, education, culture, heritage, environment, health) as well as; the concerns and aspirations of parents, consumers, farmers and companies, IGCAT considers it essential to have a balanced representation from all stakeholders.
With a vision to ensure all actors in the food, culture and tourism sectors are represented, IGCAT Members include individual experts, regional or local authorities, intergovernmental/international bodies, third sector organisations, associations of private businesses, civil society organisations as well as research and academic institutions.
Membership is structured as follows:
EXPERT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
REGIONAL OR LOCAL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
INTERGOVERNMENTAL / INTERNATIONAL BODIES
Fee 500€ per year (on signing of a MOU).
THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS
Fee 100€ per year for festivals and civil society organisations (on signing of a MOU).
Fee 1,000€ per year (please note only businesses with ethical and fair trade principles are accepted and required to sign an MOU. Consultancy companies are excluded unless collaborating with a Region of Gastronomy).
Fee 1,000€ per year (on signing of an MOU).
UNIVERSITIES, RESEARCH, INNOVATION CENTRES AND/OR KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTIONS
Representing non-commercial interests or having no corporate members.
Fee 500€ per year (on signing of an MOU).