The II Russian-German forum of creative industries.
The purpose of the Forum is to develop cooperation and exchange experience between the Russian and German representatives of the creative industries as well as recognize the importance of the creative sector in the economic, social and infrastructure development of the cities.
The program of the Forum encompasses more than 20 events, including panel discussions, presentations of best entrepreneurial practices, master classes, round table discussions as well as the Russian-German exhibition of start-ups in the field of creative industries. More than 80 speakers and more than 30 exhibitors will attend the Forum from Germany and Russia — leading experts, entrepreneurs, government officials, and researchers. Experts from Leipzig, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf, cities where the creative economy is a priority sector, will share their experience on the institutional support of creative industries.
The core topics of the ART-WERK 2018 Forum will be the architecture and design industry, art market, the audio-visual art, and gallery business, book market and publishing business, media industry as well as the music industry, social significance of creative industries and their role in urban development.