Join us in Vienna for CIMIx in January!

The IMZ is well represented at this special AV edition of Advantage Austria’s global conference and matchmaking event!

  • CIMIx - Creative Industries Meet Industry | Copyright: © WKO

    CIMIx - Creative Industries Meet Industry © WKO

  • Join us in Vienna for CIMIx in January! | Copyright: © WKO

    © WKO

  • Join us in Vienna for CIMIx in January! | Copyright: © WKO

    © WKO

CIMIx Creative Industries meet Industry 2023 – The AV edition
12-13 January 2023
Vienna, Austria + online

Get ready for the first major conference + global matchmaking event for the creative economy in 2023! Organised by Advantage Austria alongside Film and Music Austria, Enterprise Europe Network and numerous partners (including the IMZ), CIMIx Creative Industries meet Industry 2023 – The AV Edition will bridge the gap between creatives, business + industry to explore global opportunities, innovation and the many benefits of Austria as a production location!

Focusing on different aspects of the media industry – including Austria’s new incentive model – international buyers, producers, distributors, creatives et al. will discuss trends, develop new skills and network among their peers on location in Vienna, with additional matchmaking opportunities online!

Your favourite global business network for the performing arts film sector is maintaining a strong presence at this illustrious conference + networking event, contributing to a panel on audiovisual content on demand and providing numerous authorities in their field to the B2B Expert Sessions (see list below). Check out the full programme and agenda for the two days here!

As a very special benefit for our network, the first five IMZ members to get in touch with us can attend CIMIx for free, with the regular entry fee of €100 waived! To take advantage of this special offer email Max Ortner ( with "I want to attend CIMIx 2023" in the subject line!

See you in Vienna!

Confirmed Experts

Arild Erikstad – Executive Producer and Editor of Music TV, NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation // IMZ President
Barbara Palier – Legal Affairs VBW International & Responsible for Audiovisual Productions, VBW International GmbH
Bernd Hellthaler – Managing Director, EuroArts + CEO, Medici Arts
Elmar Kruse – Managing Director, C Major Entertainment
Jason Charters – Co-Founder, Riddle Films
Katharina Jeschke – IMZ Secretary General
Stephen James-Yeoman – Commissioning Executive at BBC Arts and Classical Music, BBC Arts’ Digital Commissioner



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