In the last decade, the Open Days have become the annual European Summit of regional and local affairs in Brussels. Every year the Committee of the Regions and the Directorate General for Regional Policy organizes platform of good practice showcasing results and projects from current ‘convergence’, ‘regional competitiveness and employment’, and ‘territorial cooperation’ programmes, in order to support sharing of experiences and to stir debate about good local, regional and cross-border governance and management of EU funding.