Final Conference Creative Amsterdam and Kick-off ECIA

15 MAY 2012

On the 14th of June 2012 the City of Amsterdam will be the European centre of creativity. During the Creative Amsterdam/ECIA event policymakers and creative entrepreneurs will reflect upon creative industries policy on a local, regional, national and European level.

Creative Amsterdam is the regional one-stop shop for all those interested in creative industries in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. ECIA will have to become the one-stop shop for policymakers in the Creative industries implementing tools and providing recommendations for the new European Innovation Policy: Horizon 2020.

After almost 5 years of Creative Amsterdam and on the doorstep of a new era the question is: how can we link and up-grade creative industries policies in order to let creative entrepreneurs flourish and the European economy as a whole thrive?

Speakers include: Dr. Reinhard Büscher of DG Entreprise, Victor van der Chijs, CFO of OMA, Johanna van Antwerpen, coordinator of ECIA and many more.
Theme’s: Creative and Cultural Industries, Cross-innovation, Next-practices, Internationalisation and Horizon 2020. For more details of see the programme.

Date: 14th of June 2012
Time: 16:00 – 18:30 hrs
Location: Odeon, Singel 460 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (route)
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Creative Amsterdam (in the Netherlands known as Creative Cities Amsterdam Area; CCAA)