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3 DECEMBER 2014

ECIA Closing Conference: this is just the start

ECIA Closing Conference: this is just the start

On 27-28 November 2014, the European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) presented ten policy recommendations following their three years of work. The recommendations are described and supported with concrete cases in the final report. During the Closing Conference in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) the recommendations were discussed in panel discussions and small sessions. Read the recap here.
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27 NOVEMBER 2014

Experts set agenda for future of creative industries

Experts set agenda for future of creative industries

Experts from 12 European countries have joined forces to strengthen the future of the creative industries. Today they present a 10 step action plan to enable cross-sectoral collaboration and access to finance. The European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) is the platform on which these experts in the field of creative industries collaborate to set an agenda for innovation and growth. According to the experts, the creative industries also need to measure and raise awareness of their value as key driver of innovation and growth.
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21 NOVEMBER 2014

Workshop report: Creative Industries Policies, a knowledge exchange

Workshop report: Creative Industries Policies, a knowledge exchange

On the 3rd of October the Amsterdam Economic Board organized a workshop for European policymakers within the creative industries. Representatives from 11 different European cities and regions participated in this workshop. Eight representatives gave a presentation about the creative industries policies in their region, an analysis of the development of the policy during the past years, and foreseen challenges for future policy development. This report gives a short overview of the main points of this workshop.
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7 NOVEMBER 2014

Rethink your business: the experience economy is here!

Rethink your business: the experience economy is here!

On November 27-28 the ECIA project will present its final report during their Closing Conference in Amsterdam. On the second day, Albert Boswijk will speak about the experience economy. Below, he gives a small sneak peek on the topic.
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5 NOVEMBER 2014

Power your business at the Creative Business Cup Finals

Power your business at the Creative Business Cup Finals

The international finals of the Creative Business Cup 2014 is approaching and this year, investors, jury members and the best creative start-ups from 50 countries will come to Copenhagen on November 17-19. Will you join them?
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