Partner up with the Creative Business Network

And connect with brilliant young innovators and creative players from all over the world. Creative Business Network is a community of more than 3.000 start-ups, institutions, industry experts and policy makers from more than 80 countries.

At Creative Business Network, we champion the cultural and economic impact of the creative industries.

But what exactly are the creative industries?

It’s not easy to define what the creative industries are as it can be applied to a lot of different companies and markets. A report from the European commission gives us this definition: “Cultural and creative sectors mean all sectors whose activities are based on cultural values and/or artistic and other creative expressions”. For us the creative and cultural industries are companies that thrive with the help of creativity, artistry and cultural values. They are companies that look beyond the bottom line. We’ve supported and hosted startups from many different areas such as advertising, design, film, music, video games and much more read more about some of our startups here.

Become a part of the global creative movement

If you are looking to get your product, message and media in front of the creative industries, startups and investors, we have the reach, audience and data to support your marketing efforts on all of our platforms.


Below you will find our different categories of partner activities:

Be a part of our events for the Creative Industries

We offer engagement opportunities in connection with our events such as the Creative Business Cup and BRIGHT as well as national or regional events on all continents of the world. Every year, Creative Business Cup hosts or co-hosts events that recognize and celebrate the creative industries and provide unique networking opportunities for everyone with an interest in creativity and innovation. Engagement opportunities include:

  • Tell your story – Become a speaker or panelist and inspire and connect with people from all over the world who share your dreams and ideas.
  • Become a jury member – Become a part of our international jury composed of specialists (or appoint a member) and help select the World’s no. 1 Creative Business Start-up of the year.
  • Exhibit your product or create an experience – Have a dedicated area or stage where you showcase who you are and what you are passionate about. Inspire and engage with the other participants.
  • Host a matchmaking session – Facilitate connections between start-ups, investors and organizations, e.g. within a certain theme or sector.
  • Host a networking event – A dedicated event, such as a breakfast or an afterparty, where you decide the theme and the format.
  • Host a workshop or creative space – Share your knowledge and skills and help creative start-ups strengthen their innovative skills and ideas and develop their business model.

Read more about our events:

Contact us here to receive more information about partnering up at our events.

Obtain global reach and tell your story

Get all year-round visibility on our international network channels.

  • Brand presence on – e.g. as logo and/or banner.
  • Customized content on – Share your success story as an article, video or podcast on our website.
  • Social Content – We distribute your brand and message as text, pictures or videos on our social media channels.  
  • Podcasts, videos or webinars – Together, we produce tailored content for all platforms.  
  • Creative Business Network Newsletter – Get your story, brand and mention in our newsletter reaching 5000+ creative minds worldwide.
    (Sign up for our newsletter here).

Get in touch and let’s have a talk about how we can work together, contact details here.

Connect with creative start-ups from all over the world

Get connected with start–ups and new innovations from one of the fastest growing sectors of the world economy.

Whether you are an investor or a company looking for inspiration and solutions, we can help you.

Have our team identify relevant start–ups for you to contact or let us facilitate start–ups to pitch innovative solutions tailormade for your company. A great way to obtain outside-in innovation and gain international exposure. Read more about Creative Business Challenges.

If you are an investor interested in the creative sector, please see here.

Interested? Contact us here to receive more info.

Host a Creative Business Network event in your town or region

Showcase your organization as a key player in the creative industry, both locally and potentially on a global scale and make a big difference for creative entrepreneurs in your town or region.

Creative Business Summit is a regional event that brings together creative startups from your region and connects them with new business partners, investors and new markets. A Creative Business Summit serves to highlight the region’s goals, characteristics and challenges related to the cultural and creative industries.

We offer you to host a Creative Business Summit, which involves lots of opportunities, which you can read more about here.

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