Paolo Mercado, Founder and President of the Creative Economy Council of the Philippines and Senior Vice President Marketing, Communication & Innovation of Nestlé Philippines, talks about holding a Design Charrette, a discussion between different creative groups, to come up with a plan to turn the Maestranza Complex in Intramuros into a creative hub.
The Intramuros Administration (IA) and the Creative Economy Council of the Philippines (CECP) last January 25, 2018 have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to turn the Maestranza Complex in Intramuros into a creative hub.
The agreement lets the CECP conceptualize and develop a creative hub in the Maestranza Complex which is currently being rehabilitated as part of the conservation program of the IA. Part of the agency’s plans for conservation is to develop the whole of Intramuros as a creative heritage district.
MANILA – Inspiration is what fuels the minds of creatives. Budding creatives, especially the youth, are testing their capabilities and are looking to successful artists for advice on how to make a splash in the creative scene. It helps a lot when beginners and even professionals catch creative gatherings or events that will help light their fire.
Enter CREATE Philippines. The trade event opens a catalog of innovative ideas by exposing attendees to the brilliant minds of the biggest local and international personalities in the creative industry.