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The Creative Ring at Smart City Expo 2015

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Initially developed by the SPECIFI project, the Creative Ring is a new experimental community offering a networking space for artists, creative talents and stakeholders working in the Creative industries.

At Smart City Expo 2015, one of the world leading events on smart cities held in Barcelona from the 17th to the 19th of November, the Creative Ring community will run a stand in the exhibition area and organise a dedicated session on creative communities.

At the Creative Ring stand (nr. B318, close the Restaurant area, see map) visitors will have the chance to know more about the Creative Ring and engage with other European creative actors: SMEs, artists, creative institutes. Creative Ring technologies will be showcased: e.g. Videovivo, a software platform to create interactive videos and digital storytelling (

Visitors can also play with Playground, a smartphone app allowing gamers to discover urban spaces in a playful way while fostering social inclusion. For people visiting Smart City Expo: don’t forget to visit our stand and try out Playground (download it for iOS here:, for Android here: You could win 1 smart watch Moto 360, 2 official FC Barcelona shirts and many other amazing prizes!

The Creative Ring team then organises a dedicated Creative Ring workshop held at Smart City Expo (CONVENTION CENTER 1, room 1.2) on the 19th of November from 2 to 5.30pm. This workshop will present and discuss the Creative Ring plan with an audience of SMEs, cities, hubs and technology providers.

Discover agenda and register here:

Note: Winners of the Playground challenge will be announced at the end of the Creative Ring session (November 19th, read above) and informed via e-mail.