The 2007 OPEN DAYS took place from 8 to 11 October and involved 5.400 participants from a record 212 regions and cities from 33 countries. Organized by the EU Committee of the Regions and the European Commission under the title ‘Making it happen: regions and cities deliver growth and jobs‘, this fifth edition of OPEN DAYS brought together local, regional, national and EU politicians and decision-makers, policy experts and representatives of business, banking and civil society organizations. Among other, many seminars were focused on the new regional programs for 2007-2013. Open Days event is also an excellent occasion for local and regional authorities from NALAS countries to learn about the EU experiences, promote their own best practices and get in touch with their colleagues from all around Europe.Full report