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We Are Next_ Forum Full Programme (29.11 – 1.12)

The official programme for We Are Next Forum in Sheffield has been launched!   Happening from 29th November – 1st December, We Are Next is a working forum and opportunity to share knowledge and ideas with hubs leaders from across Europe. The European Creative Hubs Forum will bring together 100+ managers and representatives of European […]

APPLICATIONS CLOSED | We Are Next | European Creative Hubs Forum in Sheffield | Press Release

European Creative Hubs Forum #3 | November 29th – December 1st 2017 | @ROCO, Sheffield, UK   Registration deadline extended until Friday 27/10 ! REGISTER HERE   The partners of the European Creative Hubs Network project are pleased to invite you to We Are Next, the third European Creative Hubs Forum in Sheffield. The event […]

Creative Hubs Barometer – Hearing Your Voice!

Barometer Survey now open!   The European Creative Hubs Network is excited to launch the Creative Hubs Barometer: a pilot annual study which will establish a baseline to compare and understand the creative hubs community in Europe over the next few years. The purpose of the Creative Hubs Barometer is: To provide an overview of […]

Forum #2 SYN: Keynote Speakers (full video)

The European Creative Hubs Forum SYN was organised by Bios in Athens between 26-28 January 2017. The  full video of the keynote speakers, Sam Conniff of Livity and Sarah Filley of Popuphood, is now available due to popular demand. About our speakers: Popuphood’s CEO Sarah Filley is an artist and a social entrepreneur. She opened the forum […]

European Creative Hubs Skills Workshop #2 How to Be a Hub Superhero 7th – 8th June

Press Release  European Creative Hubs Skills Workshop #2 | 7th – 8th June | @betahaus, Berlin Consortium partners of the European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN), a project co-funded by the European Commission through the Creative Europe programme, in collaboration with co-working space betahaus, announces its second skills workshop for creative hub leaders, taking place in […]

Call For Policy Proposals: Closed

Call for Policy Proposals Closed  One of the European Creative Hubs Network project deliverables is to conduct policy analyses towards producing a recommendations’ framework that will help champion the sector and ensure Creative Hubs are supported by policy and continue to thrive. To this end, European Business and Innovation Centres Network invites proposals from its […]

P2P Story: Kulturhotellet meet BASE

Peter, Co-founder & CEO of Kulturhotellet, went to Milan in December 2016, to meet BASE and its team through the European Creative Hubs Network and our Peer-to-Peer Scheme (P2P). This is his article about the experience of exchanging knowledge, creative hub to creative hub. The following report is an attempt to share some knowledge and insights from my […]

P2P Story: Makers Of Barcelona meet Republikken

Lorene, Event & Project Manager of Makers of Barcelona, went to Copenhagen in January 2017, to meet Republikken and its team through the European Creative Hubs Network and our Peer-to-Peer Scheme (P2P). This is her article about the experience of exchanging knowledge, creative hub to creative hub. A JOURNEY TO MAKERLAND Let’s begin with the beginning. Creative […]

P2P story: Poligon meets Locus

Marko, Co-founder of Poligon (Ljubljana), went to Prague in January 2017, to meet Locus and its team, through the European Creative Hubs Network and our Peer-to-Peer Scheme (P2P). This is his article about the experience of exchanging knowledge, creative hub to creative hub.   Instead of writing a dull report introduction, please allow me to present Ljubljana based […]

P2P story: ATÖLYE meets MOB (Makers of Barcelona)

Atılım, Community Manager of ATÖLYE (Istanbul), went to Barcelona in January 2017, to meet Makers of Barcelona (MOB) and its team, through the European Creative Hubs Network and our Peer-to-Peer Scheme (P2P). This is his article about the experience of exchanging knowledge, creative hub to creative hub.   First time in Barcelona. Full of excitement. […]

Peer-to-peer scheme round 2: Call for Applications Closed

Read the Guidelines APPLY HERE INTRO The P2P scheme is a mobility exchange programme to support the development and networking of creative hubs leaders across Europe. It is set-up to help creative hubs staff (leaders, founders, managers, projects or platform leads, community managers, etc.) benefit from a work experience in a different creative hub, with […]

Peer-to-peer scheme: round 2

“Creative hubs bring together creative people. They may differ in size and focus, but ultimately ‘a hub is a hub’ when it unites, inspires and promotes a community.” Intro The European Creative Hubs Network Peer-to-peer exchange scheme (P2P scheme) was launched during the European Creative Hubs Forum in Belgrade, between 22 and 24 September 2016. […]

European Creative Hubs Skills Workshop #1 | Madrid | Press Release 1

How to start me up: building my creative hub   European Creative Hubs Skills Workshop #1 | Wednesday March 22nd – Thursday 23nd | @Matadero, Madrid, Spain   EUROPEAN CREATIVE HUBS NETWORK announces its first skills workshop for creative hub leaders in Madrid, Spain. Factoría Cultural and the consortium partners of the European Creative Hubs Network […]

Syn- acting together | Vassilis Charalampidis and Korinna Patelis | European Creative Hubs Forum publication

For the second European Creative Hubs Forum, the Athens based creative hub Bios-Romantso, has prepared a collection of critical texts showcasing the potential of creative hubs, and the culture and creative industries more generally, to grow and enable growth on both social and economic levels.  The publication will be available in full on the European Creative Hubs […]

P2P story: Coffice meets Impact Hub Stockholm

Daniela, Founder of Coffice, went to Stockholm in December 2016, to meet Impact Hub and its team, through the European Creative Hubs Network and our Peer to Peer Scheme (P2P). This is her article about the experience of exchanging knowledge, creative hub to creative hub.   I arrived in Stockholm on the 12th of December on a very cold Monday morning. […]