More than 200,000 people work in the creative industries in the Amsterdam Area. They create the clothes we wear, the games we play and the adverts we can’t forget, and have helped the region develop an international reputation for creative excellence.
Hosts a community of over 300 international creative companies
World-leading creative production company MediaMonks, which is based in the Amsterdam Area, has merged with Firewood, Silicon Valley’s largest digital agency.
As one of the world’s most environmentally harmful sectors, the fashion industry has a long way to go to become sustainable. In Amsterdam, the needed innovations are being pushed forward by several initiatives and organisations in a movement spearheaded by Fashion for Good. From making a difference with small changes to looking at the big picture and radically transforming it, there are many ways to shake up the industry.
Film and media buffs, take note: It’s nearly time for IBC. The leading media technology convention returns to Amsterdam for its 2019 edition. The city is no stranger to the world of film and TV – movie experts and Amsterdam lovers alike will have noted that the city has played a starring role in cinema, too.