On 21 July, the Vietnam Creative Festival 2016 commenced in Ho Chi Minh City. The festival promotes creative startup businesses and will look for a team of entrepreneuers that will represent Vietnam at the Creative Business Cup 2016 that takes place during the Global Entrepreneurship Week from 17 to 21 November 2016 in Copenhagen.
It is the first time the festival is organized in Vietnam, which will feature a series of events until its end on 8 October. The festival is arranged by the Creative Entrepreneurs Network, a non-profit organization that arranges events to connect entrepreneurs with potential investors.
Under the theme “Senses of Vietnam”, the festival hopes to gather 10.000 participants, 150 companies, 100 investors and 50 media.
The festival is arranged in connection to the Creative Business Cup 2016 in Copenhagen. The cup was launched for the first time in 2010 in Denmark and is a annual, global competition for entrepreneurs and innovative startups. The winner of the cup is found by a jury, based on the criterias creativity and market potential.
However, before reaching the Creative Business Cup 2016, Vietnamese entrepreneurs must succeed at the final competition at the festival in Ho Chi Minh City that will take place from 8 to 10 October.