The KIKK Festival is the international meeting place for creative and digital cultures, scheduled for 26-29 October in Namur. The festival brings together 2,500 creative industry professionals from some forty countries and 25,000 visitors from the general public.
This year, in addition to its now-famous cutting-edge conferences attracting festival-goers
from the four corners of the globe, the festival will be developing its B to B side even further,
offering companies several ways to get involved.
1. KIKK Market
For companies with a technological innovation to test or handle, or a tangible project in one
of these fields:
• music Tech,
• ed Tech / Kids Tech,
• XR/ VR / AR,
• health Tech.
The KIKK Market is a space for demonstration, experimentation, sales and pre-sales where
companies and start-ups can meet potential users, partners and investors and organise
sales or pre-sales of their products.
Want to find out more and apply? All the info is here.
2. Designers Market
The Designers Market celebrates innovation and creativity in all its forms. Whether it’s functional designs, artistic pieces, rethought everyday objects, fashion, innovation in materials, graphic design or branding concepts, this market is the place to showcase your unique work to the world.
Exhibition and sales
Have a stand and showcase your creations to an enthusiastic and well-informed public, while having the opportunity to sell your products directly on site.
Make contacts with:
- other talented designers,
- potential buyers,
- design industry professionals.
Benefit from media coverage and promotion of your work before, during and after the event.
To apply, fill in the application form available here.
3. The Pavillon of Industries Culturelles and Créatives (ICC) in Wallonia and Brussels
A showcase for the Walloon and Brussels CCI ecosystem: for CCI companies who don’t
have a tangible project to test and manipulate, the KIKK is offering to join (on selection) the
Booth, which is a showcase for Walloon and Brussels CCI expertise. Located alongside
other country booths in the festival’s Creative Village, the aim of this booth is to promote
talented Walloon and Brussels companies looking to go international, to bring together the
profiles of these international booths and to act as a springboard to internationalisation for
Interested in this section? Fill in the application form here.
4. Are you interested in digital creativity in the broadest sense?
Would you like to find out about the new trends in the sector that are having an impact on jobs in creative agencies, design and digital creativity? Are you interested in artificial intelligence, digital art, creative coding, new technologies in the broadest sense, dataviz? Would you like to develop your international network with CCI players from all over the world? Then take part in the KIKK Festival as a professional. The Conference Pass, Full Pass or Team Pass packages will give you the opportunity to:
• follow the 40 conferences organised as part of the KIKK festival 2023;
• network and find the profiles that interest you using the matchmaking application;
• take part in networking events and evening parties.