Wednesday 23 October 2019

Marta Cerda

Over 1,000 creatives for -ing Creative Festival

DUBAI, April 8, 2019

More than 1,000 creatives are expected at the upcoming -ing Creative Festival, Dubai’s premier event for creatives.

The fifth edition of the event runs from April to 13 in Dubai Design District (d3), the festival’s partner and home to the region’s growing community of creative thinkers. A total of 19 Speakers will present 50 workshops in partnership with d3.

-ing Creative Festival core messaging since its inception in 2014 has been centred around nurturing a generation of makers, creators and designers through a collaborative module, it continues to work with the local community to deliver the best workshops, talks, event and the creative market.

Ramy Alawssy, founder of -ing said: “d3 is such an obvious choice for this festival, it’s a space where Design, Photography, Architecture and other creative industries thrive together. This partnership has certainly allowed the festival to position itself within the rich creative audience the venue attracts.”

Several retail projects and spaces in d3 have also offered their support to the festival with workshop spaces and F&B provisions for the speakers and attendees.

Molecule, Larte, Akiba Dori and One Life are some of the generous supporters of this year’s edition, as well as Re: Urban Studio, Hatch Concept Studio and Greenhouse.

It is also important to highlight the support offered by Alserkal Avenue, Dubai’s renowned cultural district of contemporary art galleries, non-profit organisations and homegrown businesses. In addition to the generous support of In5, the first of its kind enabling platform for entrepreneurs and start-ups in d3, Atolye, a creative hub and a strategic design studio based in Istanbul, Turkey and Youth Hub, Dubai’s hub for nurturing the growth of social innovators and entrepreneurs.

“We are grateful and very excited to welcome our sponsors and supporters for -ing Creative Festival 2019. This support has been invaluable to the festival’s success and to the community that benefits from the line up of world-renowned speakers and key events.“ Al Awsy added.

This year’s edition will see an unrivalled series of talks and workshops from some of the biggest brands in the world, in addition to some of the region’s most talented creatives.

This will be in addition to the Creative Market, featuring emerging artists from around the world, and a host of activities for the public as well as special deals at restaurants and shops around d3. – TradeArabia News Service


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