On September 7-8, 2018, the Forum of Creative Industries took place at the NSC "Olimpiyskiy". Two days of discoveries, exchange of opinions, sensational statements and unexpected abstracts of experts began the days of Creativity in Ukraine.
The main event of the first day of the Forum was the awarding ceremony of the second in the history of the Ukrainian Cannes Bronze Lion. The official representative of Cannes Lions in Ukraine Irina Kuznetsova presented the award to co-owner and creative director of banda agency Pavel Vrzhesch and co-founder of Republique agency Denis Gerasko. They won the Bronze Lion in the Design category for the Eurovision branding in 2017.
During the event, more than 100 speakers presented 100 scenarios for the development of creative industries: application of blockchain technology in Ukrainian realities, digital approach to culture, public diplomacy, innovative content, modernization of the role of culture, intellectual law, social entrepreneurship. These and more relevant topics brought together almost 1000 visitors during the two days of the Forum!
In addition to listening to the inspirational and informative performances of the experts, the visitors of the Forum could present their projects to grantees, read about the activities of creative schools and courses, watched the most interesting cases of the Cannes Lions festival over the past 5 years! More than 40 people were cast for TV presidents and actors from Ukraina TV-channel. Each day of the Forum finished with networking parties for the exchange of ideas and planning of joint projects.