Lobbying in Europe: METREX
In September 2006, the Hamburg Metropolitan Region officially joined METREX, the network of European Metropolitan Regions. The primary objective is to position the region better in international competition between locations by raising the profile of the Metropolitan Region through the medium of METREX, the European alliance of regions.
Hamburg Metropolitan Region – Lobbying in Europe: METREX
Thus, for example, METREX provides a lobbying and information service about matters of concern to Metropolitan Regions and formulates future demands of federal government and the EU. The international network of Metropolitan Regions in METREX also helps to raise awareness and recognition of Metropolitan Regions as important engines of growth and prosperity.
More information: www.deutsche-metropolregionen.org/metrex.html