BACKGROUND OF THE EVENTThe three-day Creative Communities Unite: An Intercity Gathering this 9-11 August is a conference co-created by hub managers and founders from the Philippines. It brings together the country’s creative hubs through a networking and skills building platform. It is also the culmination of Creative Innovators Fellowship, which launched last year and received applications from 84 hubs all over the Philippines. The positive response revealed a good number of creative hubs emerging in the country. The programme aims to drive the synergy between creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for social impact.
Two hundred creative hub managers, community leaders and creative entrepreneurs from Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and other cities from the Philippines are invited to attend, share best practices and explore potential collaborative opportunities. Representatives from the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia will also be invited to talk about the creative scene in their own cities.
The event is an activity of Creative Innovators, a programme funded by the British Council, Design Center of the Philippines-Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with Thames International , Areté Creativity Hub, Ateneo de Manila and Apl.de.Ap Foundation.
INCLUSIONS OF THE PARTICIPANT"S FEEThe P 500.00 participant's fee includes admission to the three (3) day conference with access to the following privileges:1. Access to all conference activities2. A chance to become a Presenter and talk about your hub (register at https://tinyurl.com/CCUApps2019)3. Access to networking sessions with 200 creative hub managers, community leaders and creative entrepreneurs from different parts of the Philippines and thought leaders from the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia 4. Participation in curated workshops (limited slots)5. Participation in hubs tour and visit (limited slots)6. Access to Areté & Ateneo Art Gallery Open house and guided tours7. Complimentary food and beverage (lunch and snacks only)8. Invitation to the cocktail reception9. All event merchandise10. Room accommodation for hub managers and members based outside Metro Manila a. First-come, first-served basis. This option is available in this registration form.b. Free accommodations on a twin sharing basis are available at the International Residence Hall (IRH), Ateneo de Manila University’s new living facility, from 8-11 August 2019. Visit (http://residencehalls.ateneo.edu/life-and-community/housing/residence-halls/international-residence-hall) to know more about IRH.c. Food and beverage are not included.
For more information, visit https://www.britishcouncil.ph/creativeinnovatorsdti/events/creative-communities-unite.