Return on Creativity

Making a profit from your creativity can be a piece of cake. But most of the time, it's a proper challenge.

In the creative sector, it takes more than talent or a kick-ass product to gain a foothold or to build a profitable business – no matter how unique, inventive or brilliant your ideas. So every now and then, a little guidance will come in handy. Enter Flanders DC!

Flanders DC informs and advises

Flanders DC is the reference organisation for every entrepreneur in the creative sector. We are a neutral source of relevant information, but we do have a mind of our own. Are you determined to turn your idea into a successful business? We help you make informed choices and assist you every step of the way.

Flanders DC unites and inspires

Flanders DC has a huge network and is an avid supporter of cross-pollination. Our high-profile events act as an incubator for surprising and constructive collaborations, while our workshops and seminars feature inspiring experts who have plenty of knowledge and hands-on tips and tricks to share.

Flanders DC opens international doors

Flanders DC wants to provide easy access to the market and all its opportunities by offering creative entrepreneurs in fashion, design or gaming a chance to participate in international fairs and business trips.

Flanders DC offers recognition

Flanders DC is a powerful and energetic organisation that does its utmost to put the spotlight on home-grown products, companies and people with awards like the prestigious Henry van de Velde Awards, an online magazine and awareness campaigns. We believe the world deserves to know about your work.

Flanders DC networks

Flanders DC is the initiator and coordinator of the international Districts of Creativity Network and is member of Bureau of European Design Associations (BEDA), the World Crafts Council (WCC), the MADIFESTO European Fashion Summit and the United Fashion project. We nominate for the International Woolmark Prize and are partner in many European projects.

Flanders DC is convinced that the creative sector will become the driving force of our economy: it’s resistant to automation and immune to the temptation of cheap labour. That’s why Flanders DC wants to be a breeding ground where (aspiring) creative entrepreneurs and organisations can generate a sustainable Return on Creativity.