Culture Means Business

Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
Está medida ha sido notificada por la sociedad civil.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
The initiative explored questions related to culture and creative industries in the contemporary world, such as how culture blends with entrepreneurship and sustainable development or how can new technologies promote original proposals, ideas and initiatives that enhance the synergies between entrepreneurship and culture. Against this background, a series of workshops and talks have been organised, with the aim to provide guidelines to young cultural professionals in order to develop their idea into business models.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
Participants had the opportunity to meet with colleagues working within the Cultural and Creative Industries but with different kinds of expertise, exchange ideas and bond with each other. • Participants acquired new knowledge that helped them develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills. • Four interdisciplinary teams formed and developed their ideas into business proposals ready to be submitted for funding.
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)