The Crowd Economy to Take Center Stage at CSW Summit Brussels, June 5th

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Crowd participation is transforming the way the world does business and finance. Crowdsourcing Week Summit Brussels – to be held at the city’s premier location for innovation, Living Tomorrow – will explore the crowd tools and tactics that empower organizations to drive creativity, growth, efficiency and agility. With premier partner, BNP Paribas Fortis, Crowdsourcing Week is bringing to Brussels 15+ experts at the frontier of crowd-centric solutions for the 21st century.

The 2-day summit on June 5 & 6 will feature talks, panel discussions, a LIVE Crowdfunding event and roundtable discussions that will be interactive and insightful. Discover what this shift means for your industry, and learn how to leverage the crowd for your organization. View full agenda here.

Key Highlights

The content for the Brussels Summit has been designed to provide a hands-on, interactive approach to assimilating all the new, paradigm-shifting information on crowdsourcing and crowd finance. 

  •  The summit is packed with over 15 sessions from global experts that will elaborate on how crowdsourcing and crowdfunding can better enable you to innovate with your customers. 
  • Panel discussions titled “New Directions in Crowdfunding” and“The Sharing Economy: The Promise, Potential and Problem” will open the forum for questions and debate on the day’s key takeaways. 
  • MyMicroInvest will present a LIVE crowdfunding session where the audience can interact and invest live in the presented companies with a smartphone application. 
  • In-depth roundtable discussions on Day 2, June 6 will enable enterprise and government leaders to hear expert curators discuss crowd applications to different verticals. Specific strategies to integrate crowd solutions into organizations will be the highlight of these roundtables on four key topics.

The venue, Living Tomorrow, is the country’s premier meeting ground for innovation. It is a homegrown initiative in Brussels to highlight the future and seed genuine collaboration among the most innovative global companies, making it an ideal venue for the launch of Crowdsourcing Week movement in Belgium.

Premier Partner BNP Paribas Fortis looks to encourage the EU to lead breakthroughs in the collaborative economy. In addition, Crowdsourcing Week embraces the support of pioneers like Cognistreamer, TomorrowLab, Batenborch, APACHE News lab, 3DEE, Loyens and Loeff, Optimistan, bmt & MyMicroInvest.

CSW Summit Brussels has the makings of a one-of-a-kind conference that will unite pioneering leaders, crowdsourcing practitioners and innovative professionals in Belgium and the EU. Early bird tickets have sold out and the event is nearing capacity, so act fast to reserve your spot.
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The 2014 Global Crowdsourcing Week Survey

The collaborative economy is growing at a clip of 90%+ per year, outpacing nearly all other parts of the digital world economy. This is truly a global phenomenon – although opportunities and issues are different, growth is happening on all continents. Fortune 500s, not-for-profits, startups, garage entrepreneurs, NGOs and governments are all kicking the tires of crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and community-enabled projects.