Who we are

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

What we do

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.



Creative Industries Weekly, Sept 24 – 30

Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries Weekly Sept 24 – 30, 2018 Sept 24, 2018, Creative England‏: #BeMoreCreative to Bristol in October “*Announcement* – we are proud to be bringing #BeMoreCreative to Bristol in October. Learn more about it here http://creativeengland.co.uk/events/be-more-bristol”. Sept 24, 2018, EEN Scotland‏: Horizon 2020 – EU Partnering [...]

Creative Industries Weekly, Sept 17 – 23

Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries Weekly Sept 17 – 23, 2018 Sept 17, 2018, Flanders DC‏: Residenties Frans Masereel Centrum “Grafische ontwerpers opgelet: tot 1 oktober kan je je nog inschrijven voor een residentie bij het Frans Masereel Centrum. Meer info vind je hier: https://www.flandersdc.be/nl/agenda/residenties-frans-masereel-centrum”. Sept 17, 2018, ecce‏: Residenties Frans [...]

Innovative Stockholm

Stockholm creative city The cultural and creative industries in Sweden enjoy a prosperous climate with Stockholm as their vibrant capital city. In 2010, the Swedish Council for Cultural and Creative Industries was founded in order to stimulate cultural and creative industries[1]. Stockholm has a strong cultural basis with many museums and art centers. Further, the [...]

What to do if you cannot get to the results that you expected? #TrainTheTrainers

Video-Interview with Lidija Pritržnik, Gorenje Design Studio (Slovenia) Lidija Pritržnik: “What have I learnt today? Maybe just one more practice and different views on similar processes. But, what actually was actually good to reflect on is what to do if you cannot get to the results that you expected. Time is important, as well as [...]

After the brainstorm, comes summarizing and follow up actions! #TrainTheTrainers

Video-Interview with Gabrielle Muris, Urban Impact (the Netherlands) Gabrielle Muris: “It was an inspirational day today. Tomorrow I will have a brainstorm about the new buildings, so I hope to use immediately what I’ve learnt here. Specially I will take care of what was mentioned in the last part of the workshop about summarizing and [...]

“No matter how many times you do it, teamwork is always a singular experience” #TrainTheTrainers

Video-Interview with Petra Černe Oven, Academy of Fine Arts and Design Department, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) Petra Černe Oven: “The first thing is that I’m now in the mood that we should continue, we just started! The second thing is that I already see scenarios where I’m going to apply each of the things we’ve [...]

Learnt lessons from co-creation projects to challenge your design ideas

Co-Creation Update July 2018 #4 The ERASMUS+ funded project Co-Create aims to raise awareness, highlight facts and disseminate current developments in co-creation and co-design. Jun 25, Encounters: Chrysalis Design Tender “We are looking for an exceptional individual/ team to lead on the Design & Build of Chrysalis an environmentally responsible MOBlLE arts, community & learning [...]

Creative Industries Weekly, Jul 16 – 22

Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries Weekly Jul 16 – 22, 2018 July 16, 2018, artenprise‏: Talent Matching Europe for young artists and creative entrepreneurs For young #artists and #creative #entrepreneurs having a #mentor is very important. Discover @TalentMatchingE an @EUErasmusPlus #project promoting #mentoring to support #talent in the #CCI sector. [...]