Innovative ideas for cultural and creative sectors in Europe

Pitching Events

Events attended by @diversity winners

During the course of the @diversity coaching phase each idea team is obliged to attend at least two high-level events to present their idea in front of potential stakeholders or investors.

14-15 May 2014 | Museum + Heritage in London

The Museum + Heritage Show in London is UK’s largest and most popular event for the cultural sector the Museums and Heritage Show brings together all of the latest technologies, services, latest thinking and ideas for anyone working in museums, galleries, heritage and cultural visitor attractions.

The MHS offered over 40 free talks of museum experts about current trends and developments in the museum sector, a retail section for heritage products and demo area for new services and ideas. Three of the @diversity secured one the rare places in the demo programme of the Museum + Heritage Show and presented their ideas in a live spot during the conference.


09 April 2014 | Start West Investment Forum in Nantes, France

This French investment forum gathered 32 international and regional startups to present in front of 23 institutional investors. On 9 April 2014 it took place in its 13th edition at the conference centre in Nantes.

The Start West investment forum focuses explicitly on access to finance for young innovative companies and was created in 2001 by the Nantes Atlantique Financial Center (NAPF) with collaboration of RETIS Network (Incubators and Science Parks) and the CCI of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire. During the last 13 years this event hosted over 400 projects and raised more than €250 million for startups mainly the French region of Nantes.


The Creative Shift Forum

29 September 2014 | Brussels

@diversity would like to thank all attendees of the Creative Shift Forum 2014 for their valuable input and the vivid exchange. Please find below a link to a report about the event including the kind feedback of our attendees.

Event Report