The Province of Ascoli Piceno is a wide area Governing body situated in the Marche Region. The Adriatic Sea has an important role in its economy, since the Sea has witnessed a continuous exchange of goods, people, historical events and migrations. As a consequence, the Adriatic Sea represents an important element of the cultural, as well as of the natural heritage of the territory referred to as the Province of Ascoli Piceno.
The Province represents its own community, coordinates the socio-economic development of the territory, defines cultural priorities and develops marketing strategies in order to improve the attractiveness of its territorial heritage. The Province participates in all negotiation processes with the Marche Region, concerning Regional policies, and promotes active consultations with relevant territorial stakeholders.