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16 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

Europe-Asia Roundtable Sessions EARS on Mumbai 2018


EARS – Europe-Asia Roundtable Sessions is a platform supporting creative industry collaboration between Europe and Asia. EARS on Mumbai 2018, taking place November 16-17, showcases the latest trends from Asia and is the perfect spot to meet key people behind them. Registration for EARS on Mumbai 2018 is open. Join the most inspiring creative industry conference of the year.

EARS returns to India in November 2018 to create connections between professionals from the creative industries in Asia and Europe. Given the growing global interest in the creative industries and entertainment sector in India, EARS on Mumbai will present a platform for facilitating exchange of ideas, international dialogue, collaborative projects and networking opportunities.

Last years’ event brought together over 400 international leaders from the music, performing arts and film sectors and representatives from international government agencies to Mumbai to network, explore business opportunities and share best practices with their Indian counterparts. The Mumbai edition of EARS features three tracks – film, music and performing arts with an overall strand of digital connecting them all. The programming focuses on track-specific topics from major sectoral developments and content curation to programming trends, and over-arching topics such as funding, investment, marketing and PR, arts infrastructure, amongst others.

The days of EARS on Mumbai are packed with panel discussions, encounter sessions and real conversations with key industry players that offer numerous opportunities for new connections to be established and a range of exquisitely curated showcase performances and screenings.

EARS on Mumbai is organised in partnership with The Mumbai Assembly, an independent cultural agency focused on creating new platforms for collaboration and showcasing. The Mumbai Assembly is located in the Bandra neighbourhood, in the geographical and cultural heart of Mumbai.

Between September and December 2018, ASEF is supporting the Regionally Speaking network to attend key arts conferences in Asia and Europe and reflect on them through a series of 4 articles for All members of the network will attend the Europe-Asia Roundtable Sessions-EARS on Mumbai 2018 (16-17 November, Mumbai, India).