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Chamber of Commerce of Bogota - CCB
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Given name: 
María Mónica
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Conde Barragan
International Affairs Office Director
<p><strong>About the project</strong>: The project aims to position and strengthen the cultural industries in Bogotá and to create a training model for cultural entrepreneurs</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About the organization</strong>: The Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá is a non-governmental organization, whose goal is to foster development through services that improve and strengthen the business environment in the Bogotá-Region, including entrepreneurial skills&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Expected results</strong>:</p><ul><li>Bogotá’s cultural industries are mapped</li><li>The capacities of professionals in the sector are strengthened</li><li>A training module for cultural entrepreneurs, including good practices and lessons learnt, is prepared</li></ul><p style="margin-left:25.1pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Main activities:</strong></p><ul><li>Mapping of the cultural industries in Bogotá, leading to the production and dissemination of a document containing the methodology used, as well as an analysis of the existing offer, the potential and the challenges faced by Bogotá’s cultural industries</li><li>Developing a training programme for around 150 entrepreneurs in performing arts, publishing and visual arts in collaboration with professionals from partner institutions and advisers from cultural enterprises</li><li>Preparing an easily replicable and useful training module for enterprises in the sector, based on an analysis of training activities and on the feedback from project beneficiaries</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>How does this project contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention?</strong></p><ul><li>Makes targeted interventions thanks to the latest and most accurate information: the resulting mapping and documents serve as a starting point for developing evidence-based action plans and cultural policies for the city’s cultural industries, which can then be replicated at national and regional levels</li><li>Encourages the active participation and involvement of a wide range of stakeholders from all sectors: training activities will be developed taking into account the participation of cultural entrepreneurs, professionals from partner institutions and cultural enterprise advisers</li><li>Strengthens local skills and professional capacities: the project offers training activities to professionals working in cultural and creative SMEs</li></ul>