Al Quoz Creative District Launched in Dubai
Crown Prince of Dubai today launched the Al Quoz Creative District
Last Updated on April 6, 2021 by livelydubai
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, today launched the Al Quoz Creative District project, with the aim of establishing an integrated creative complex that meets the requirements of creative people from all over the world and entrepreneurs wishing to invest in various areas of the creative economy, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council, and Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Culture and Arts Authority in Dubai.
His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai affirmed that the project comes in response to the launch of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, of Dubai’s strategy for the creative economy, and consolidates the emirate’s serious endeavors to be the new global creative capital.
This promising project relies on redesigning the region’s paths to become an integrated creative complex and a destination for innovators from all over the world, in addition to entrepreneurs and investors in the field of creative industries, as an original and important part of the economic diversification plans pursued by the emirate to establish the pillars of a future economy based on knowledge, innovation and creativity. .
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum directed to form a committee headed by Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed, with membership of the competent authorities, and in partnership with the private sector, with the aim of managing the project, supervising its implementation and achieving the strategic goals in an optimal manner .
The creators who are based in the Al Quoz Creative District as the headquarters for their creative businesses and industries, or who will establish new companies or institutions operating in these activities, will obtain the “Al Quoz Creative Membership” which includes an exclusive set of investment incentives that include: licenses, flexible multi-activity licenses, and logistical support for establishing and establishing New creative projects.
The Al Quoz Creative District will also include a unified and integrated center for creative services, whose mission is to provide a diverse and integrated set of services to the creative community’s members .
Unique vision of Dubai Leadership
In order to facilitate all amenities for workers in the creative Al Quoz area, and to provide the best logistical services, the mobility lanes in the region will be redesigned, so that they become a flexible mobility project to ensure the ease of transportation in the region through several transportation options, infrastructure, and facilities, including bicycle, scooter, walking and bus paths. Along with spaces for restaurants, shops, and outdoor galleries.
Within the framework of the Al Quoz Creative District, studios for creative people will be provided, in cooperation with “wasl properties”, which are spaces for living, working and creativity .
The Affluent Brands Engagement Program will be launched, which is a strategic initiative aimed at attracting the most well-known brands in the world to Al Quoz to open branches or stores for them and take advantage of the various options available to them, with the aim of strengthening Al Quoz’s position as a preferred destination for creativity and innovators in Dubai and the world .
Various Creative Fields
The creative industries that will be housed in the Al Quoz Creative District include wide and varied fields, most notably: publishing, books, audiovisual and print media, through cinema, music, video production, artworks, cultural industries, cultural heritage museums, historical sites, archives and major cultural events. And libraries.
It also includes the software industry, video games, and design of all kinds, whether related to fashion or designing games, programs, buildings, etc., as all these industries need creative ideas produced by the minds of talented and creative people .
The Al Quoz Creative District has incentives that qualify it to become an integrated area that provides all the needs for the growth and prosperity of the creative industries sector in Dubai, making it a strong competitor to similar regions in the world.