Event of the Wallonia European Creative District Project
Organised by the "Wallonia, European Creative District" (WECD), this event ambitions to present the results of pilot actions launched since 2012 as Wallonia has been distinguished as a "European Creative District" along with Tuscany among more than 40 candidate regions in Europe
Mis à jour le 07/09/2015 | Imprimer | Envoyer
On 1st and 2nd October 2015 come and discover Wallonia, Europe's epicenter Region for innovation and creativity! Seize the opportunity to learn from one of the most creative places focusing on central challenges of the creative economy.
Organised by the "Wallonia, European Creative District" (WECD), this event ambitions to present the results of pilot actions launched since 2012.
Together with international experts, you will study the reproducibility potential of the powerful Walloon dynamic in other European regions. WECD's project has enhanced the potential of creative and cultural industries to revitalize the Region's economy using a transformative approach centred on creativity, hybridization, and a cross-sectorial view.
The overall exceptional performances of the project have been achieved with its main partners: theWalloon Directorate-General for Economy, Employment and Research (SPW/DG06), Wallonie Design, St'Art Invest, the "Agence du Numerique" and ID campus, as well as with the collaboration of Nest Up a startup accelerator, clusters like TWIST and Infopole Cluster TIC.
A series of presentations, visits, talks and meetings will allow stakeholders to learn how creative and cultural industries can inspire change and develop innovative synergies with traditional industries, and how new visions can boost the economy.
The programme will be uploaded here soon.
For members of the press: to register for this event, please send an e-mail to .
The Wallonia European Creative District is the European demonstrator of Creative Wallonia.
Wallonia European Creative District is a Preparatory Action proposed by the European Parliament and implemented through a Grant Agreement by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry