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Contemporary Jewellery Design
10th-13th Oct. 2019


Learn how to turn the art of jewellery into a successful career during this immersive program, of exhibitions, jewellery fairs, award ceremonies, networking events, workshops and expert coaching sessions.
Join us in Barcelona, meet the experts, mingle with the artists, and take your place in the industry.

Join our International Program (check the full program for details and costs).

Innovation is impossible in isolation.
Learn from the hands behind the brands.

4 days International Program
15 Participantes Participants
Price International Program: €1000 (excluding travel costs)

International Program details /10.00am -17.00pm daily/

Day 01


  • Tell us about yourself and your work!
  • 3h. Consultancy: Portfolio reviews — led by experts in design and creativity
  • 1h. Exclusive Talk & Guided Tour: JOYA Fair — led by Paulo Ribeiro, founder and director of JOYA
  • 2h. JOYA International Jewellery Fair Opening Ceremony
  • *Optional: OFF JOYA: Exhibits & gallery circuit.

Day 02


    • Find your identity and brand
    • 3h. Workshop: Build your Brand — led by Rocio Martinavarro, expert in cross-cultural branding and communication for design studios
    • 2h. Talk & Tour: Barcelona Design Museum — led by a design expert in jewellery and fashion
    • 1h. Talk & Tour: by JOYA Talks
    • *Optional: OFF JOYA: Exhibits & gallery circuit.

Day 03


  • Trendsetters & mold-breakers minds
  • 3h. Consultancy: Find your Creative Style — led by the founder and director of Autor International Contemporary Jewelry Fair, Dan Piersinaru
  • 1h. Talk & Tour: by JOYA Talks
  • 2h. Enjoia't Contemporary Jewellery Awards Ceremony
  • *Optional: OFF JOYA: Exhibits & gallery circuit.

Day 04


  • How to run your creative business
  • 3h. Workshop: Ready for Success? — led by Jorge Rodríguez, founder partner of DesignThinkers, a leading company on creative business.
  • 3h. Talk & Celebration: Wrapup Session and Farewell Ceremony — led by the Program Directors

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Meet your guides

Over 29 million people work in the creative industries globally. CreaCities puts you in the room with successful industry leaders, giving you the opportunity to learn, collaborate & connect.

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Dan Piersinaru

Autor Fair Director
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Jorge Rodriguez

Business & Entrepreneurship
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Paulo Ribeiro

JOYA Director
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Rocio Martinavarro

Branding & Communication
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Niriti Dekel

How it works

CreaCities offers creatives the chance to fast-track their career. Our programs create a space in which everyone learns from each other, generating valuable insight and knowledge transfer, and promoting rewarding multidisciplinary developments.

Get an edge

Programmes are geared towards emerging talent and professionals looking to expand their skills get a leading edge in their industry.

Step 01



Be inspired by skilled creative minds and guided through their cities.

Join us to meet your community.

Step 02



Continue the journey when you get home. Personalised online coaching. Stay connected and supported.

You’re not alone anymore!

Step 03



Keep up the momentum. On-demand, tailor-made Capsules. Achieve your goals faster.

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Barbara Arnau

The CreaCities Journey

Receive portfolio reviews from technical, creative, financial & branding perspectives.

Learn how to communicate your brand & run your business successfully.

Hone your skills with professional feedback and technical support.

Connect with innovators and gain insight into emerging trends.

Develop and define your creative style and unique strengths.

Build real relationships with industry leaders and collaborate with your peers.

Persons CreaCities


Join a global network of successful creatives in the fields of architecture,
design, urban art, gastronomy and more.

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Jassim AlNasrallah - Arabic Calligrapher

“This program gave me the needed tools to merge between calligraphy and 3D pieces and products, I was always enchained by the 2D work of the calligraphy, moving forward was needed for me, CreaCities offered me this”
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Mona Al-Qanai

“Building these connections and memories will be with me for the rest of my life! The exposure, interactions, vast amount of knowledge and inspiration was amazing. I learnt where I stand as a creative and how I need to build myself in the business world”
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Nawar Al Kazemi - Square One Studio

On the behalf of myself all the participants, thank you! This has been a great place to start for some, a good evaluation for those whose career is escalating, and a pleasure for all of us to be exposed to this vast amount of knowledge and inspiration. I can’t wait to share this with everyone! Looking forward to more collaborations!”
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Rocío Martinavarro, Director & Founder Mayuscula

“I Just wanted to say it was a great experience to have you all here.I think CreaCities has a great future based on this first trip… I wish I were one of the participants ;)”