Vienna Business Agency invites members of international creative scene to Vienna summit
On 1 and 2 June, Creative Days Vienna – the city’s festival for the creative industries – will be exploring the question of how digital technology is transforming our culture and creative industries. At the invitation of the Vienna Business Agency and as part of the Vienna’UP start-up festival, the event will see over 30 leading representatives and stakeholders in the arts, culture and science travel to Vienna.
“For two days in June, Vienna will be teeming with the who’s who of the international creative industries. This shows the great pulling power Vienna has for this community,” said Peter Hanke, Executive City Councillor for Business and Digital Affairs. “By hosting this summit, we are addressing the challenges we face in cultural sectors as a result of technological developments,” Hanke added.
Creative Days Vienna aims to generate momentum for pioneering developments in digitalisation, interactive design and new ways of working. It is hoped that the discussions at the Austrian Volkskundemuseum Wien will enable ideas to crystallise around the new focus areas for the creative industries. “Vienna as a metropolis of culture and creativity is one of six key areas of leadership highlighted for the city and one of Vienna’s real strengths. We hope to further reinforce the city’s leading role in this area through Creative Days Vienna and ensure that, in the future, Vienna remains a place that the international creative industries can learn from,” said Gerhard Hirczi, Managing Director of the Vienna Business Agency.
Vienna, May 16, 2022