News - The 8th European Creative Industries Summit - ECYS2018

The 8th European Creative Industries Summit - ECYS2018


At October 8th, European Creative Business Network (ECBN) in collaboration with European Centre for Creative Economy (ECCE) and “Austrian Creative Industries” (Kreativwirtschaft Austria) organized creative industries 8th summit in Vienna, Austria. Main theme of summit was innovations – as a generator of rise of common European digital market.

Speech was delivered by Margarete Schramböck – Austrian federal minister of digital and economic affairs, Tibor Navracsics - the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport,  Jan Christian Ehler - Member of the European Parliament and representatives from creative industry sector from academic and business spheres.

Creative industries were discussed as an economic sector having a potential in sustainable development. Speeches were delivered about collaboration of creative industries with other sectors and its good impact on economic and social sector.

Representative from Creative Georgia - Elene Toidze was attending the event. She met organizers of the summit and representatives of other organizations working in the field of cultural industries.  Representatives discussed development of statistic basis, researches, creative industries and modern art clusters in Georgia.

Summit was held in the framework of the Austrian presidency and agenda.

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