Open to the future
Open to the future

Open to the Future

The programme Open to the future goes into its 5th editionoffering a range of free training capsules and workshops for you to get up to date with new trends in commerce, provide an boost for your business and to innovate. Book your place Training in your district.

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Loisaida

The ‘Barcelona Commerce’ award brought ‘Loisaida’ recognition and backing from its suppliers

20th edition of the Barcelona Commerce Prize
20th edition of the Barcelona Commerce Prize

20th edition of the Barcelona Commerce Prize

As in previous years, the city will be awarding prizes for the most innovative and outstanding local commercial initiatives.  If you have a business, check out the prize’s categories, which you can enter for between 26 June and 14 July!

A true Christmas wrapping
A true Christmas wrapping

A true Christmas wrapping

Neighbourhood commerce and the City Council are launching a campaign to encourage people to have their Christmas gifts wrapped up in ecological paper and reused clothes.

Iconic Establishments Route
Iconic Establishments Route

Iconic Establishments Route

Discover the most iconic establishments in the city and design your own route to appreciate their charms.

Today's youth revive traditional trades
Today's youth revive traditional trades

Today's youth revive traditional trades

The new projects are committed to values such as sustainability and a love of the land Initiatives are emerging by young people wishing to revive traditional trades or create new services and products.

Commerce and schools
Commerce and schools

Commerce and schools

The “Commerce and Schools” travelling exhibition is coming to the Sant Andreu Civic Centre, to teach students about the wealth of the commercial network established in the city and its trades. The exhibition is on from 5 to 15 September. See you there!

Shops opening on public holidays in summer
Shops opening on public holidays in summer

Resultados del proceso consultivo sobre la apertura de establecimientos comerciales en festivos durante el verano

Ya podéis consultar los resultados de la consulta y otras encuestas sobre el mismo tema.

Commerce Subsidy Aplications for 2016
Commerce Subsidy Aplications for 2016

Commerce Subsidy Aplications for 2016

Barcelona City Council plans to grant subsidies to organisations carrying out activities linked to the world of commerce within Barcelona's municipal boundaries

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Take part in the Barcelona Commerce Prize (19th edition)

If you have a shop, the city recognises your work. Enter the Barcelona Commerce Prize. Sign up before 15 July!

Information on business-hour regulations
Information on business-hour regulations

Business Hours

Information on business-hour regulations

Barcelona districts and commerce
Barcelona districts and commerce

Barcelona districts and commerce

10 city districts contribute to Barcelona's commercial model with their own promotion and support plans, as well as individual projects.

Barcelona, Shops with Spirit
Barcelona, Shops with Spirit

Barcelona, Shops with Spirit

A city of streets and squares. A city with facades. A city with showcases and services. A city for walking and meeting people. A friendly city.

OMIC - Municipal Consumer Information Office
OMIC - Municipal Consumer Information Office

Municipal Consumer Information Office -OMIC

Would you like information on consumer issues? Do you need to make a complaint or claim? Do you know your consumer rights?

Specific Plan for the Protection and Support of Barcelona's Iconic Establisments
Specific Plan for the Protection and Support of Barcelona's Iconic Establisments

Specific Plan for the Protection and Support of Barcelona's Iconic Establisments

The Plan aims to highlight the importance of these unique shops and collaborate in their preservation and promotion

Plan to support and promote commerce in Barcelona
Plan to support and promote commerce in Barcelona

Plan to support and promote commerce in Barcelona

Barcelona is committed to promoting and consolidating a local, plural, dynamic and innovative commercial model.

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Events calendar

Experience the city’s commerce

OCTUBRE 2013

Trendic Topic

Fira d'Artesania Pl Rodona / Trinxart

When: Ongoing event

Where: Plaça Rodona / Trinxart

Fira Setmanal Mercat Felip II

When: Ongoing event

Where: Al Mercat de Felip II

Fira productes artesans

When: Ongoing event

Where: Plaça del Mercadal

Fira d'Artesania Pl del Comerç

When: Ongoing event

Where: Plaça del Comerç

"Atrapa la tapa"

Where: Establiments dels set barris de Sant Andreu

Mercat Masadas

When: Ongoing event

Where: Plaça Assemblea de Catalunya

Fira "Artesans de la Terra"

When: Ongoing event

Where: Fira d'Artesans de la Terra Plaça Concòrdia

Fira de Brocanters del Putget

When: Ongoing event

Where: Fira de Brocanters Josep Tarradellas

Fira de menjar artesanal "La Dama d'Or", a la plaça Comas

When: Ongoing event

Where: Fira de Menjar Artesanal La Dama d'Or Plaça Comas

"Comerç de Barcelona" Awards

Commerce subsidy aplications for 2017. Local trade support aid

Commerce and schools. We bring local commerce and Barcelona schools closer together, guided tours, workshops...

Lines of strategy. Priority and objectives for municipal government action on commerce in Barcelona

Shopping hubs and municipal markets in Barcelona

A city full of shopping options

Markets, fairs, shopping centres...

There is such a big range of options for enjoyable shopping in Barcelona that we've listed them all together in a directory so you can find what you're looking for with a single click.

Commerce Directory

Do you have a business?

If you are a retailer and have a shop, Barcelona City Council puts the following services and information at your disposal for boosting your business.

Do you wish to open a business?

Quan algú decideix obrir un comerç, és un moment molt important. L'Ajuntament de Barcelona posa a la teva disposició tota la informació necessària i rellevant perquè duguis a terme el teu projecte.

BCN commerce in figures

Here you can check out the studies and data on Barcelona's commerce sector for the 2014.

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