Econcult: Area of Research in Economics of Culture and Tourism

The CHEBEC Final Event – October 13&14, 15:00 – 19:00h

The CHEBEC Final Event – October 13&14, 15:00 – 19:00h

From 13 to 14 October, Arty Farty will host the final event of CHEBEC program in Lyon. A two afternoons online event (3.00 pm – 7.00 pm) made up of round tables and artistic proposals, gathering the project partners and the cultural and creative companies selected by CHEBEC programme from all over the Euro-Mediterranean area (France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Bosnia-Herzegovina). These meetings are intended for creative and cultural entrepreneurs, operators, institutions as well as policy-makers concerned by MED regions’ economic development and internationalization of cultural and creative SMEs in their territories.

Today, more than ever, the importance of culture and creativity for society is clear. This crisis creates a structural threat to the survival of many firms and workers in cultural and creative production. The ambitious challenge of the first afternoon will to discuss impacts, innovations and planning for post-crisis.We will focus in particular on how the lockdown measures impact the different CCIs sub-sectors, we will provide a comparative perspective and examine the different national approaches. Overall, we will estimate potential consequences for the CCIs sector and point towards best practice procedures for political decision-making.Thanks to the intervention of some specialists in the sector and the testimonies of partners and beneficiaries of the CHEBEC program, these exchanges will be an opportunity to analyze the present and debate the future.

Always with the ambition to provide cultural actors with strategic and practical information to increase their development and economic viability, the second afternoon will be an opportunity to take stock of the three years of the CHEBEC program through the presentation of policy recommendations and the tools & initiatives put in place.

The complete program

Universitat de València. School of Economics

Department of Applied Economics

Office 2P05 (2nd floor)

Avinguda Tarongers s/n 46022 València