In February, 2016 Karelian Resource Center of NGOs started the implementation of an international project "Joining Creativity" financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The main aim of the project is to enhance economic cooperation and trade between the Nordic countries and North-West Russia and contribute to the successful internationalization of creative industry firms in the Baltic Sea Region. The project will last until April, 2017. Among the planned activities there are conducting an analysis of the creative industries business opportunities in the North-West of Russia, defining the major problems and ways of their solution, revealing new forms of cooperation, and distributing information on business opportunities in the region of the project realisation. These events will help to establish a sustainable network of cooperation between the partners, share experience, opinions, and the best practices.