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European Creative Business Network (ECBN) is a network of creative development agencies and creative centres. Our mission is to support the creative and cultural industries to internationalise – to do business and to collaborate across Europe

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ECBN provides European Services and Tools to its members, like creative companies and entrepreneurs, agencies and creative centres, cities and regions – such as Trade Missions, Easy Landing Points or Digital Marketplace, which are defined and developed further on a year to year basis in ECBN board meetings.

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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #74 – Common Ground: the European Cultural Foundation’s new annual maganize

Common Ground: the European Cultural Foundation’s new annual maganize Republished by ECBN from: European Cultural Foundation Just as the foundation’s five-year strategy, this magazine Common Ground sits awkwardly but intentionally, between a seemingly distant past and a rather uncertain future. This moment softly echoes Robert Schuman’s appeal of May 9, 1950: “Europe will not be [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #73 – Cultural Diversity and COVID-19: The Road to Recovery (14/05/20)

Cultural Diversity and COVID-19: The Road to Recovery (14/05/20) Republished by ECBN from: International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (FCCD) On May 14th 2020 (2-4pm, Paris time), the ResiliArt Debate -in partnership with IFCCD and CISAC- will take place. ResiliArt is a global movement launched by UNESCO and CISAC that consists of a series [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #72 – A new economy for the arts – Webinar available online

A new economy for the arts – Webinar available online Republished by ECBN from: IETM Building on the discussion held during our previous Advocate for the future of the arts webinar,  the network reflected on how the current COVID-19 crisis might be an opportunity to rethink the economy of the sector and shift paradigms. After this period [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #71 – Culture Lab Europe: Spaces for Solidarity

Culture Lab Europe: Spaces for Solidarity Republished by ECBN from: European Cultural Foundation On Europe Day the European Cultural Foundation kicks off the online version of Culture Lab Europe – Spaces for Solidarity. The event was planned to take place in April in Rijeka, Croatia, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. Fifty cultural [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #70 – Mu.SA final event: “The future of museum professionals in the digital era”

Mu.SA final event: “The future of museum professionals in the digital era” Republished by ECBN from: Museum Sector Alliance (Mu.SA) The final conference, “The future of museum professionals in the digital era", of Mu.SA is now available online. NEMO Secretary General Julia Pagel delivered a keynote speech on the network’s survey, mapping the impact of [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #69 – COVID-19: Save European culture and values, MEPs tell Commission

COVID-19: Save European culture and values, MEPs tell Commission Republished by ECBN from: European Parliament In their discussion with Commissioners Mariya Gabriel and Thierry Breton, Culture and Education Committee MEPs stressed that the damage to the cultural and creative sector – especially for small businesses and individual actors – meant “more than just jobs being [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #68 – Kulturama.digital: CreativesUnite, a platform for the cultural sector by the cultural sector launched by Creative FLIP

CreativesUnite, a platform for the cultural sector by the cultural sector launched by Creative FLIP Republished by ECBN from: European Creative Hubs Network The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, causing a serious health crisis that not only has cost the livelihood of millions, but also has a severe impact on the sustainability of many [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #67 – Kulturama.digital: The Goethe-Institut’s global cultural calendar

Kulturama.digital: The Goethe-Institut's global cultural calendar Republished by ECBN from: Goethe Institut Museums and theatres have been closed indefinitely, musicians cannot play concerts, and many international cultural events have been cancelled due to numerous border closings. At present, the only way artists and cultural organisations can present their work to an audience is via digital [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #66 – AAAE ONLINE CONFERENCE SERIES: 2020 VISION FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

AAAE ONLINE CONFERENCE SERIES: 2020 VISION FOR STUDENT SUCCESS Republished by ECBN from: Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) As the field of arts administration continues to grow and evolve, what skills do students of arts management need to succeed on campus and once they join the workforce? How do we adequately prepare the next [...]