Get on the Escalator and it will take you to the upper limit of your ability. You can become a successful professional by observing simple conditions: it is enough to want and not to close yourself to new possibilities.
Escalator is an effective and intensive programme of education and development of creativity, talent and professionalization for people working in the creative industries, tourism and IT sector. Specifically, this programme is designed for artistic individuals, professionals, groups and also cultural organizations and companies in creative fields, tuorism .
Participants in the Escalator programme begin to develop themselves and recognize their needs through deep and thorough interviews with foreign mentors. On that basis they identify key needs and objectives of the project or organization, create “tailor-made” training and support through workshops, seminars, coaching, mentoring, business and strategic planning, research and development, study tours and pilot implementation.
The programme is now in its sixth year with the main aim of helping professionals achieve success by their own efforts and become successful innovators and entrepreneurs, inspiring and influencing change in their cities and surroundings.
Supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.
Escalator academy study week is realized withthe financial support of Visit Košice and the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic.
- March - December 2016
Escalator is a year-long development program for professionals in the creative and cultural sectors. During the nine months, you will get a lot of practical information, workshops, networking and mentoring in collaboration with professional mentors and Creative Industry Košice team. All this will be a tailor-made and based on the individual needs. It will be the fourth year of the program, and its main goal is to help professionals achieve success by their own effort and to become successful cultural innovators and entrepreneurs , inspiring and influencing a change in their surroundings .