An open call for participation is currently running for all interested hub founders, managers or representatives from across Europe. We Are Next is a working forum and opportunity to share knowledge and ideas with hubs leaders from across Europe.
It will bring together 100+ managers and representatives of European creative hubs and creative and entrepreneurial communities, organisations and policy makers, from more than 20 countries, as well as all relevant organisations and stakeholders from UK.
Don't miss this chance to apply and connect with hub leaders doing incredible work across Europe.
About the Forum
The European Creative Hubs Network is a peer-led catalyst to enhance the creative, economic and social impact of hubs.
We are creative hubs leaders, we are community builders, we are champions and we are supporters, we are networked, we are connecting and we are growing, we have a unique perspective and face unique challenges, we are passionate, we are here and we are next.
What’s next for our hubs leaders, how can we help and inspire them to know their value, build on their success and lead our creative communities into the future.
About the ECHN
The European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) is a project co-funded by the European Commission through the Creative Europe programme, and is led by the British Council in partnership with a consortium of European creative hubs, Bios in Greece, Roco in the UK, betahaus in Germany, Kulturni Kod/Nova Iskra in Serbia, Creative Edinburgh in the UK, Factoria Cultural in Spain, and the European Business Network (EBN). The project will run for 24 months, from 15 February 2016.
ECHN aims to enhance the ecosystem that supports the development and growth of the creative and cultural sector, through transnational exchange of experience and knowledge, in particular by supporting the subsistence and growth of creative hubs in Europe, creating a community of experienced creative hubs leaders across Europe from a variety of sectors, business models and stage, and promoting hubs as innovative models to support the creative economy in Europe.
Through this project, Creative Hubs managers from Europe will be able to connect with peers and gain access to a community of hubs, visit and learn from creative hubs across Europe, exchange best practice and strengthen skills, as well as learn about successful and sustainable business models.