The Creative Innovators Programme drives the synergy between creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship for social impact. It aims to contribute to more sustainable and impact-led creative hubs that can better support the Philippines’ creative industries, thereby creating more inclusive cities and communities.
The project is initiated by British Council and DTI through Design Center of the Philippines , in partnership with Philippine Trade Training Center , Apl.de.Ap Foundation and Thames International .
For the Davao launch, Swito Social Impact Innovation Hub, an advisory board of the said programme, helped organized the Creative Innovators Programme launch in Davao, inviting around 61 established creatives to gather in Spacelab Co-working Space.
Some of the groups who registered and attended were
Ateneo de Davao University, Explorer International, Rarejob Philippines, Inc., University of Mindanao, Mapua, AGUUS / Tokyo Manila Jazz Arts Festival, Balay Balay Arch. Puzzles, Swito DST, Swito Arch Designs, Ananda Seva Mission, Blissful eco-youth movers, University of Mindanao, Micromedia Digital Video Productions, ALAMPAT Productions, Ingenuity, Office of Senator, Bam Aquino, Global Shapers Davao, GANA products, PEF, DGDC, CARVE, Great Gifts and Souvenirs, GMTC, San Pedro College, Artisan Paperie, Stre3ts Urban Lifestyle Pub, FDC-12 participants, Kaliwat Performing, Saging Repablik, Balud Art, and Yvettes Bags and Beads Collection.