Metrex (Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas) is an organization that gathers European metropolitan regions in platform focusing on sharing knowledge and experience on the metropolitan issues. Barcelona, Frankfurt, London, Stockholm but also Wroclaw and other 45 European cities are part of the network. Organization provides opportunities to its members with the aim to exchange knowledge and experience but also links them with staff in European institutions, researchers and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Metrex was founded in 1996 in Glasgow, on the initiative of local authorities and agencies in the West of Scotland and with the support of the European Commission. In order to promote and foster networking METREX meets biannually, holds a Conference biennially and its activities include Expert Group working on issues of common interest.
You can find out more about the organization here.
Brno Metropolitan Area is actively involved in the platform and plans to become a member soon.