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Cool and Creative Nordic

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  • Published 12/06/2017
  • Last updated 19/06/2017
Our creative future. Where do we go from here?

Cool and Creative Nordic


From 06/09/2017
To 06/09/2017


Malmö, Sweden
The event is now fully booked

Nordic collaboration in the creative industries holds much promise. Much work is already being done on creating a unitary legal framework for scalable consumer contents like games, TV productions, digital media, design and music. In the 2017 European Commission White paper on the future of Europe

one of the scenarios put forward is called Those Who Want More Do More. It is clear that the Nordic countries want more.


At the Cool and Creative Nordic conference, we will investigate the obstacles and opportunities that digitalisation poses for scalable consumer contents in creative industries. The main themes will be growth, internationalisation and cross-sector innovation, and we will discuss how we can remove obstacles to a Nordic single market.


The event will be moderated by Mia Odabas ( The speakers include, among others, Claudia Olsson, a newly appointed Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and speaker in the field of digital transformation (, Bart Ahsmann, Director at Dutch CLICKNL, who talks about how a strong creative industry as a cross-sectional sector offers Netherlands the opportunity to reach innovative breakthroughs ( and Richard Cope, Senior Trends Consultant at Mintel (



When: 6 September 2017, 10.30 - 17.00

Where: Multirummet at Media Evolution City, Malmö, Sweden (Stora Varvsgatan 6A, 211 19 Malmö)

Registration: The event is now unfortunately fully booked.


Cool and Creative Nordic is an offical side event of The Conference 2017 (which requires a separate ticket), and is free. The conference is hosted by Nordic Innovation and targets companies, practitioners, policymakers and academics. 



See the full program here



The event is an official side-event of ‘The Conference’ 


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