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Beirut Creative Cluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 2 January, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Nancy
Karam
Cluster Manager
+961 3796311
nancy@beirutcreativecluster.org
Female
Languages spoken: 
Arabic
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Digital Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
60
Number of SME members: 
23
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
4
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The objective of the Association is to promote Lebanese media services to the regional and international markets. It participates in the development of training facilities in all the media industries.

It promotes research and development and supports business development and job creation in the sector.

It encourages, particularly in connection with cultural stakeholders, dissemination of culture with the wider public.

The Association seeks no profit.

The specific objectives are as follows:

  • Open up new markets for Cluster members;
  • Joint marketing;
  • Joint participation in international consortiums within similar sectors;
  • Provision of specialized Cluster services to members;
  • Promotion of knowledge sharing among cluster members;
  • Generating economies of scale and synergy effects through cooperation.
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Enabling Facilities sharing
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Brazil
Mexico
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Other
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Other
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
PRIMI (France)
WONDA
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

The VR Hackathon in Beirut