Overview:The Forum d'Avignon is a think tank aiming at bringing together the cultural and economic sectors and proposing new ideas and solutions at global, European and local levels. Task groups gather international consulting firms, professors, professionals of the cultural sector and public decision-makers as well as the members of the Board and the Advisory board to elaborate studies and prepare debates on the economic aspect of culture as well as the social cohesion and the employment ones.
The Forum d’Avignon – Culture, economy, media is a non-profit organization based in Paris, created in 2007. The think tank organizes every year since 2008 the international meetings of culture, the economy and the media in Avignon, south of France. Created after the ratification of the UNESCO’s Convention on cultural diversity, the Forum d'Avignon gathers international key players of culture and the economy, public and private decision-makers as well as representative from creative industries providing an in-depth discussion of today’s stakes, engendered by digital and globalization. It relies on a network of experts and universities.