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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 #100 – Art dealers across the US struggling to survive as new report projects a 73% loss in revenue

Art dealers across the US struggling to survive as new report projects a 73% loss in revenue Republished by ECBN from: The Art Newspaper / Text by Margaret Carrigan As numerous organisations attempt to measure the still untold and unfolding financial fallout of coronavirus (Covid-19) within the art world, the Art Dealers Association of America [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #99 – Giving the UK a cultural lifeline

Giving the UK a cultural lifeline Republished by ECBN from: Nesta The pandemic has hit the creative industries hard. The sector is dominated by small organisations which are particularly vulnerable to economic turmoil and many of its workspaces – like film sets, music venues and theatres – are reliant on in-person gatherings, which are banned [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #98 – Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: join Europeana pro workshops

Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: join Europeana pro workshops Republished by ECBN from: Europeana pro As the cultural heritage sector faces unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of its digital transformation is more relevant than ever. Europeana is launching a special series of workshops addressing this topic and exploring capacity [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #97 – Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural sector of the Basque Country

Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural sector of the Basque Country Republished by ECBN from: The Basque Cultural Observatory “The Basque Cultural Observatory presents the first results of the “Crisis Observatory”, the monitoring and analysis device for the impact of Covid-19 in cultural sectors and areas. The survey has been designed with the aim of [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #96 – Can developers save the arts?

Can developers save the arts? Republished by ECBN from: ArtsHub The culture and creative industries are among the most affected by the restrictions of COVID-19. The current pandemic has forced all galleries, museums, art fairs and events to close, which has resulted in much appreciated support initiatives across governments and philanthropic funds. Although a good [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #95 – Webinar: Heritage and Pandemics – Reopening and Adapting Heritage Places During a Pandemic

Webinar: Heritage and Pandemics – Reopening and Adapting Heritage Places During a Pandemic Republished by ECBN from: ICCROM COVID 19 Pandemic has forced abrupt closure of cultural heritage sites and institutions, thereby not only depriving people the opportunity to enjoy and experience their heritage but also causing huge losses in the revenues and disrupting the [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #93 – Follow your Art funds initiative

Follow your Art funds initiative Republished by ECBN from: Follow your Art The spread of the covid-19 pandemic is hitting the art and culture sector in a shocking and unprecedented way. All performances, festivals, concerts, exhibitions have been cancelled since the early days of the covid-19 spread. Independent artists and operators as well as contract [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #92 – Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week three of the six-week study

Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week three of the six-week study Republished by ECBN from: PEC On the third week that involves this Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC) study, for music film and TV, a decrease in the proportion who are downloading and streaming has [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #91 – LAUNCH EVENT OF THE #CULTURE2030GOAL STATEMENT

LAUNCH EVENT OF THE #CULTURE2030GOAL STATEMENT Republished by ECBN from: UCLG – Agenda 21 for Culture The campaign #culture2030goal has released a Statement on Culture and the COVID-19 pandemic. The #culture2030goal campaign is formed by global cultural networks united to advocate for the role of culture in sustainable development. The campaign welcomes endorsements of the [...]