The project Building Connections for a Stronger Profession aims to professionalize the organisation and to increase recognition and strengthen the profession.. This project is supported by the Creative Europe Programme.

Creative Europe is the European Commission's framework support programme designed to help the cultural and creative sectors. The Call for European Networks for cultural and creative organisations that came out in 2021 aims to support about 30 networks covering cultural and creative sectors. ECIA is selected as one of that 30 networks!

The project BCSP will run for 3 years and has sub-projects:

  1. Spider Models Research
  2. .Growing the network
  3. Exchanging knowledge
  4. ECIA Interior Award
  5. Promoting the ECIA Charter
  6. Representing the network