Three days of innovation, creation, and knowledge where we brought together creative businesses and everyone with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation – from all over the world.
We connect, empower & inspire!
June 28-30 2021 in Copenhagen
In 2021, BRIGHT was organized online, which provided the great opportunity that people from all over the world was able to join us – without any travel expenses. Hence, we saw more participants than ever before! We also had even more startups than usual as both the winners from the national Creative Business Cups anno 2020 and 2021 were pitching online at the Global Finals during BRIGHT.
BRIGHT is for anyone interested in how to strengthen the cultural and creative industries and how these sectors can contribute to innovative solutions in all parts of society – not least to sustainable development. We focus on the creative professions, because they are the future. Their ideas and their ability to transform traditional sectors and establish relations across languages and borders are key to many of tomorrow’s global challenges. BRIGHT offers unique networking opportunities across sectors and borders. You meet creative minds, startups, companies, investors and opinion-makers from all over the world. The program highlights the latest trends, innovations, and developments in the cultural and creative industries and presents top relevant panel discussions, workshops, and keynotes. Furthermore, you will experience the Global Finals of the world’s only global competition for creative startups, Creative Business Cup, where startups from 75+ countries come to Copenhagen to network and pitch in front of a live jury, competing to become no. 1 creative startup of the year. Sign up to our newsletter to stay tuned on the program and BRIGHT speakers.
What really drives me to come back here is seeing the passion that people bring to bear in terms of their concepts, their ideas and their innovation from all over the world
Otho E. Kerr IIIPartner, Encourage Capital, USA
Being part of Creative Business Cup is the best thing that has happened to us since we started our company. I would wish for every startup that they could get the chance to be part of this amazing event.
Jakob BalslevCEO & Founder, Rokoko, National Winner of CBC Denmark 2013
Creative Business Cup is both a celebration of ideas and sort of a lab for creativity. The startups, investors, and jurors will open your mind to new ideas and new possibilities that will change the way you think. This event will help you understand that creativity is not just art — it’s everything you do in business, in leadership, and in life.
Amy CosperFounder, Radical Upstarts, USA
(…) Innovation challenges and Creative Business Cup help attract the brightest minds and focus on solving real problems. The setup is a demonstration of how small and big businesses can work together to create real impact through innovation.
Harry BarrazaHead of Open Innovation at Arla Foods
Want to partner up?
Partner up with Creative Business Network around BRIGHT and all year around to connect with a world of brilliant young innovators and creative players from all over the world.
Creative Business Network is a community of more than 3.000 start-ups, institutions, industry experts and policy makers from more than 80 countries across the world.
By becoming a partner of Creative Business Network, you may generate increased awareness about your business or organisation and gain access to valuable connections across sectors and borders.
We tailor make our partnership agreements to match your plans, ambitions and business objectives!
Get in touch HERE and let’s have a talk about how we can work together.