Commissioner to address Greek Presidency conference on financing for the cultural and creative sectors
On 20-21 February, the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU will host a conference in Athens on 'Financing Creativity'. Commissioner Vassiliou will address the opening together with Panos Panagiotopoulos, the Greek Minister of Culture, and Silvia Costa, MEP and 'rapporteur' for the Creative Europe programme.
The event will bring together decision makers, cultural and creative organisations, SMEs, banks, chambers of commerce, NGOs and academia. The conference will discuss how the creative economy can contribute more to growth and jobs, access to finance and how to create the best conditions for cultural and creative sectors to achieve their full potential. The conference is co-financed by the European Commission.