Smart Innovation in the West Side #2

13 NOVEMBER 2013

Co-creation, sharing economy and crossovers are trends that distinguish the creative industries from other fields, but how can your business benefit from these trends? Attend the 'Smart Innovation in the West-Side' event on November 21st, 2013 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After inspiring presentations, you can attend the 'Smart Swap Marketplace' to exchange information, knowledge and skills, enlarge your network and find partners to work with.


14:30u – Doors open.
15:00u – Welcome speech by Godfried Lambriex, city government Amsterdam West.

• Harmen van Sprang (ShareNL), about the growing sharing economy: ‘More and more people exchange stuff reciprocally. We are shifting from possession to usage’.
• Mieke Snoek (Met Snoek in Zee), about ecologically responsible fish on the menu; fish with a story. ‘Best practice’ of the workshop Business Models Generation, where creative entrepreneurs draw up their business model, led by professionals.
• ‘Sparren met het Stadsdeel’ (sparring with the partial city government), short presentations of innovatory plans for Amsterdam West. These came from brainstormsessions by officiaries and the creative industries, that already took place.

16:30u – Smart Swap Marketplace & drinks.
18:00u – End of event.

Practical information:
What: Smart Innovation in the West-Side #2. Cross-over | Urban Innovation
Date: 21 november 2013
Time: 15:00u – 18:00u
Location: Het Sieraad, Postjesweg 1 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Organizers: City Government Amsterdam West and the Amsterdam Economic Board.
Costs: Participation and drinks afterwards are free

More information:
Also download the visual summary of last year’s event, made by Guido Bootz (pdf)