Reinventing Culture – Join the discussion on July 5 in London!

Reinventing Culture: How the Arts Worlds Collide in the Age of TechnologyCollaboration is the first step of the creative process – the brightest minds in the creative industries already use smart partnerships to innovate and stay one step ahead. Publishers, bloggers, designers, curators of digital content are working together and this results in great business.Join […]

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What to expect

#bebold and look for new horizonsWhat to expect at THE ARTS+ festival: Our topics of THE ARTS+ 2017Five days filled with creativity and new possibilities. Five days full of workshops, sessions, and presentations by inspiring speakers of the cultural and technological industry. Five days for artists, techies, designers, publishers, start-ups, entrepreneurs and pioneers. Five days […]

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THE ARTS+ proud to cooperate with Artlab/ Fitzcarraldo Foundation

Whether architect, designer, game developer, film director, head of a collection or publisher – all of them have one thing in common: they create or curate cultural content. Thanks to digitalisation, any cultural asset can become digital content. This creates a new ecosystem within the creative industries, with new structures, processes and possibilities of collaboration […]

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Britta Friedrich and Hendrik Hellige

Hendrik and Britta about this year’s positioning of THE ARTS+

Last year, THE ARTS+ was launched as a new meeting place for the cultural and creative industries, and running parallel to Frankfurter Buchmesse. From 11 till 15 October 2017, it kicks off its second year – but we already spoke with Hendrik Hellige (Director Business Development Arts & Visual Culture) and Britta Friedrich (Programme Manager). What […]

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Five days of inspiration for the culture and creative industries

Be bold! Live testing of innovative technologies, new digital business areas and exciting contacts at the next round of THE ARTS+ Frankfurt, 29 May 2017 – After its successful premiere last year, THE ARTS+ is back for another round – even bigger this time – during the Frankfurter Buchmesse, from 11 to 15 October 2017. […]

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The ARTS+ wants you!

 THE ARTS+ Call for Papers –  BE BOLD! Send us your ideas for sessions and speaking opportunities! The three main topics are: NEW ECOSYSTEM: The politics and tools for innovation in the creative sector NEW BUSINESS: business models and innovative products based on the idea of cultural content FUTURE OF CREATIVE CONTENT: A.I., VR, 3D and alike – how […]

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Eine Idee zu haben, ist nicht alles…

Das Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes über den Marktplatz neuer Geschäftsideen: “Bei THE ARTS+, dem ersten internationalen Marktplatz für innovative Geschäftsmodelle zwischen Kunst und Technologie, gaben vier Akteure der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft bei der Veranstaltung »Meet the Muse« Impulse zu ihren Geschäftsideen.” Hier werden die Ideen im PDF vorgestellt:  

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When Mars and Venus meet: Business developers in the creative and cultural sectors

  Announcement of a survey on cultural business development for spring 2017. (Shortcut: Pre-register for the survey here: FORM) By Holger Volland & Nina Klein After the first series of events in the framework of ALDUS – the European Book Fairs’ Network – we asked ourselves which topic we think most important for book fairs to […]

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THE ARTS+ Video out now!

Want to re-live the best ARTS+ moments or like to know what you have missed? Then take a look at our video with impressions from THE ARTS+ 2016. Watch it now! Or take a look at our picture gallery that will be growing still.  

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THE ARTS+ launched to great success!

THANKS, MY FRIENDS! You all made the first edition of THE ARTS+ a great success – as a speaker, partner, exhibitor and engaging audience! The premiere comprised five days of a “fair within a fair” and an international conference featuring many prominent personalities (and David Hockney, just saying…). We counted 120.000 visitors, 15 state ministers, thousands of journalists […]

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Price List and Registration 2017

Register now for THE ARTS+ 2017 from 11-15 OCTOBER:  

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