South African Cultural Observatory

Supporting the creative industries in South Africa: creative intermediaries forum

04 JUN 2019 - 04 JUN 2019
Category: Workshop
Region: Western Cape
Town: Cape Town
Cover Charge: R0
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This one-day workshop is aiming to bring together a range of stakeholders and intermediaries all working towards supporting the development of creative and cultural industries (CCIs) in Cape Town and South Africa. Creative intermediaries include profit and no-for-profit organisations facilitating a range of opportunities for creative individuals and companies such as: training and skills, space and business planning, access to finance and financial advice, access to markets, internationalisation and other opportunities.

Long-term objectives
As part of the forum we hope to support creative intermediaries and facilitate communication and initiative across organisations, creating a local (and potentially national) network that facilitate information sharing for the benefit of creative and cultural industries and individuals. We hope to be able to facilitate this further via the creation of an app / web platform, after feedback from the participants
We plan to involve as many creative intermediaries as possible, to have a broad representation of organisations, public bodies, higher education institutions as well as private and not for profit provider. We aim for this workshop to be open and inclusive, however, we only have a limited number of places to enable discussion and knowledge sharing. 

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please complete the online form via this LINK

Please complete your registration form by the 17th of May 2019

You will be contacted via email with a confirmation that you have been accepted to the workshop. You will receive an email confirmation of acceptance by the 24th of May 2019. 

Research, ethics and recording:
We aim to audio-record the workshop in order to use the knowledge generated for academic research and papers. All information will be anonymised when transcribed and will not be shared with third-parties. We hope to publish also a blog and report about the initiatives that will be shared with all. If you are invited, you will be sent detailed information about the ethics guidelines followed by King’s College London. 


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