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CREA.RE – CREATIVE REGIONS CRAZY TOWN – HOW TO TRANSFER ENTHUSIASM, PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMISM AND PASSION AND MAINSTREAM IT GHENT 26.11.2012, RAIJA PARTANEN.

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1 CREA.RE – CREATIVE REGIONS CRAZY TOWN – HOW TO TRANSFER ENTHUSIASM, PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMISM AND PASSION AND MAINSTREAM IT GHENT , RAIJA PARTANEN

2 Two CREA.RE publications to assist partners for identification, transfer and mainstreaming of good practises (and policies): Measuring Economic Impact of CCIs Policies: How to Justify Investment in Cultural and Creative Assets KEA European Affairs Mainstreaming Model - An Ideal-typical Model for the Cultural and Creative Industries. Project-Transfer and CCI mainstreaming Marecon, on behalf of Cultural department – Regional government Authority Upper Austria (LP)

3 So far 15 good practises identified, still four months to go… Arts on Building Sites Upper Austria Open studio days Upper Austria CREATIVE REGION – LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA Gmbh Upper Austria Art Pharmacy Central Finland Art and Culture Companions Central Finland LINKO - continuing education for creatives Central Finland Crazy Town Central Finland CCI development in rural areas: The stakeholder process in Lüchow-Dannenberg Lüchow- Dannenberg, Germany Green Workshop Wendland Lüchow-Dannenberg, Germany KiBela - Space for Art Maribor, Slovenia Miha Pogacnik – solving business problems with art Maribor, Slovenia Urban Ribera Project Cordoba, Spain Flanders Creative Industries Platform East Flanders, Belgium Gent Big in Creativity East Flanders, Belgium I-POD and I-Creative Mobility Projects East Flanders, Belgium

4 Transfer in process: LINKO - continuing education for creatives Central Finland -> Maribor (completed) Crazy Town Central Finland -> Maribor, Upper Austria Green Workshop Wendland Lüchow-Danneneberg, Germany -> East Flanders, Central Finland (Miha Pogacnik – solving business problems with art Maribor, Slovenia -> Finland Arts in Business – Opening hearts and minds event at 10–13 Helsinki Music Centre)

5 What is Crazy Town? Business and innovation community for small KIBS companies and entrepreneurs The oldest entrepreneur community in Finland Privately funded – but customers mainly from public sector, e.g. HEIs and other institutions dealing with regional development It’s for entrepreneurs who want to:... use the network as one of their main marketing tool... develop their business together with other entrepreneurs... get good working environment in reasonable price... get energy from other people

6 6 Crazy Town Capital(s) Human capital: experience, education, skills, knowledge, ideas Social capital: relationships, network of contacts, friends Positive psychological capital: confidence, hope, optimism, resilience … instead of traditional economic capital: financing, tangible assets (places, equipment, patents, data)

7 Crazy Town Ideology Culture instead of institution Peer-to-peer coaching Enthusiasm, pathological optimism, passion Shared values and visions Brain industrial entrepreneurs Dreaming Not doing alone Learning together, peer support

8 Crazy Town Thinking Creativity Energy Happiness Enriching community Recognition Belonging Trust Feeling of safety

9 Crazy Town tools for business & competence development CT Town meeting, 3 times / year (36 h intensive training & workshop * 3 = 108 h) CT Coffeebreak, once a week, 1 hour (40 h) Other open forums, (20h) Development discussion, 12 h / year. Working and learning together, project teams may include people from 2-5 companies CT web, blog, twitter, intranet and discussion forum for CT members = members get 180 h/year = 22,5 days/year of facilitated learning forums + unofficial peer-support and ideas on daily basis

10 How to transfer enthusiasm, pathological optimism and passion? -full-day workshop at Crazy Town for CREA.RE partners -participants from Upper Austria (CREATIVE REGION LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA) and Maribor (Maribor Development Agency) -check-in for expectations -detailed presentation of Crazy Town and its working methods -discussions with individual Crazy Town companies

11 After the workshop participating partners made - detailed analysis of general expressions - feasibility analysis (challenges, possibilities in own region) - implementation plan for transfer

12 Upper Austria: Operator: CREATIVE REGION LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA GMBH -offices in a huge industrial complex (until 2009 Tobacco Factory) -part of the former Tobacco Factory shall be converted into a Co-Working- and Office Space for creative businesses -space shall be managed by CREATIVE REGION LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA GMBH -study visit to Crazy Town brought invaluable data on how to establish and run such a space -from July 2013 onwards: CREATIVE REGION LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA GMBH will again get in touch with Crazy Town to get assistance in questions of fine-tuning the establishment and marketing of the space

13 Maribor: What to transfer? The state of mind: cooperation, (financial) independence, trust Business orientation: ”create the best place for ourselves to work at and to develop our business” By setting up a test group MAKE IT WORK! “Owning 100% of an idea that is not implemented into practice is less than owning 10% of an idea that produces revenue”

14 Thank you!


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