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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 #90 – Euranet Plus Politics Panel #5 – Covid’s war on culture: How can we support artists?

Euranet Plus Politics Panel #5 - Covid's war on culture: How can we support artists? Republished by ECBN from: Euranet Plus Across the world, concert venues, museums and theatres are shut down. Europe's musicians, actors and singers are sitting at home with nothing to do, having seen their gig opportunities disappear. Many are now in [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #89 – A recovery budget for Europe needs support for culture

A recovery budget for Europe needs support for culture Republished by ECBN from: Culture Action Europe Culture Action Europe continues to #actforculture advocating for a substantial and sustainable support for culture in a recovery budget for the future of Europe. Reiterating its call to put culture at the centre of the (revised) MFF by doubling the [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #88 – Culture Committee chair Verheyen calls for doubling money for Creative Europe

Culture Committee chair Verheyen calls for doubling money for Creative Europe Republished by ECBN from: European Parliament According to a March 2020 OECD study, spending on recreation and culture is likely to drop by 10% in the G7, listing it among economic sectors worst hit by the pandemic. With a view to the new 2021-2027EU [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #87 – Coping with COVID-19 – Online Workshop Videos

Coping with COVID-19 – Online Workshop Videos Republished by ECBN from: Creative Capital The challenges posed by quarantines and a stalled economy are daunting, especially for artists. Creative Capital launched a series of free online workshops, Coping with COVID, designed to help artists mitigate the effects of the pandemic and economic situation, and above all [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #86 – How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics

How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics Republished by ECBN from: Smithsonian Magazine The “Outbreak” exhibition of the Smithsonian Museum is joining other efforts to combat misinformation about COVID-19 on multiple fronts. Importantly, visitors are being provided with access to credible and relevant information through volunteers, public programs and forthcoming content updates. In "Outbreak" [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #85 – THE COMPENDIUM IN TIMES OF COVID-19

THE COMPENDIUM IN TIMES OF COVID-19 Republished by ECBN from: Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends The Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends monitors current developments regarding COVID-19 and the cultural field. It has mobilised its expert authors to gather country specific information on the implications for the sector and the current measures being taken. The first aim [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #83 – The Joint Research Centre has launched an online survey covering the 27 EU Member States on the effects of the COVID-19 emergency

The Joint Research Centre has launched an online survey covering the 27 EU Member States on the effects of the COVID-19 emergency Republished by ECBN from: European Commission – EU SCIENCE HUB The survey launched by the JRC aims to increase the understanding of citizen experiences throughout the COVID-19 crisis and thus foster the development of [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #82 – Close Distance instead of cultural distancing – Pro Helvetia supports new cultural formats

Close Distance instead of cultural distancing – Pro Helvetia supports new cultural formats Republished by ECBN from: Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts & Culture In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is launching a call for projects for new formats that enable art production and reception to continue despite restrictions [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #81 – Webinar series: Possible Future(s) of Creative Economies in post-COVID-19 Europe

Webinar series: Possible Future(s) of Creative Economies in post-COVID-19 Europe Republished by ECBN from: DISCE EU CUMEDIAE and Trans Europe Halles, partners of the DISCE Consortium, are organising a webinar series (2 episodes) on the current and immediate state of creative economies in the context of COVID-19 crisis. We will be exploring with CCI´s stakeholders [...]