Funding Alternatives Forum 17.11.2016

Creative Lenses Forum Helsinki - Funding Alternatives
17th November 2016, 10am-4.30pm
Valssaamo, Cable Factory
Organised by Kaapeli

Funding Alternatives Forum on November 17th 2016 at the Cable Factory
The traditional funding models of art and cultural organisations are faltering. Funding Alternatives Forum will open new and alternative insights into sustainable business models for the cultural field.

At Funding Alternatives you will:

  • hear talks about whether artists will eventually become entrepreneurs, how the creative city of Telliskivi in Tallinn was born and how it supports culture, how the Finnish Institute in Paris revamped itself, how a small dance company found an alternative business model
  • participate in clinics where you can train your organisation in the fields of audience development, social media, funding and business models
  • join in discussions with experts concerning the changing operational environment of artistic and cultural organisations.

The keynote speaker of the event is Mr. Bart Van Der Roost, the CEO & Co-Founder of neoScores (TEDx Ghent 2015) from Belgium.

Confirmed speakers:
Liisa Jaakonsaari, Member of the European Parliament
Bart Van Der Roost, neoScores, TEDxGhent 2015
Pia Liski, Dance Company Gruppen Fyra
Meena Kaunisto, The Finnish Institute in Paris
Jaanus Juss, OÛ Telliskivi Maja
Paul Bogen, Olivearte Cultural Agency
Kai Huotari, Kaapeli

See programme (pdf)

Organisations and professionals 50 € (+ VAT 24 %)
Students 20 € + (VAT 24 %)

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Funding Alternatives Forum is a part of Creative Lenses research project, which is funded by European Union’s Creative Europe Programme. The project studies and develops new sustainable business models for arts and cultural organisations. The project will organise similar Forums also in London and Valencia this fall.