Kick Start: Cardiff - International professional exchange opportunity

Kick Start: Cardiff - International professional exchange opportunity

Visiting Arts


As part of a series of events produced for Creative Tracks, aimed at connecting creative entrepreneurs worldwide, Visiting Arts will host Kick Start: Cardiff - a special exchange and networking event in Wales from 16-19 October 2017 - coinciding with the launch of the European Network EASTN 2, SWN Festival, and celebrations for Creative Cardiff's Second Birthday.

Kick-Start: Cardiff aims to be a catalyst event bringing together emerging international creative voices with the thriving arts and creative industries scene in Wales to explore their value and role in regeneration. The programme will focus on key themes of urbanisation, how the arts and creative industries are driving regional/ rural economies, workspaces and new ways of working.

Among the high level speakers and trainers including design and media entrepreneurs, lawyers and policy makers, we are pleased to announce that John Howkins, author of 'The Creative Economy' and Ann Harrison, author of 'Music: The Business: The Essential Guide to the Law and the Deals' will be joining us.

Artists and creative entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply. Travel expenses and accommodation are included as part of the opportunity.

•Application form for international applicants - ** DEADLINE EXTENDED **: 31 July 2017 at 10:00 CET
•Application form for Welsh applicants - deadline 22 September at 17:00 CET

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- Each applicant, in parallel to his/her application, must register for free on the Creative Tracks’ platform*: - Artists and creative entrepreneurs with at least three years experience working in the sector, particularly with an international dimension - Able to understand and communicate in English * Creative Tracks aims to connect existing networks of artists and creative entrepreneurs across the world. While registering online, you will be able to connect for free to hundreds of entrepreneurs active internationally and to share your projects in the cultural and creative sectors. > FINANCIAL CONDITIONS The programme is free to attend. Lunch is provided on the workshop day. All other meals and travel costs are to be covered by the participants.

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