Dubai: A 100-day plan for complete improvement of the just lately introduced Al Quoz Artistic Zone was laid out through the first Al Quoz Accelerators workshop, it was introduced on Thursday.
The workshop was launched by Dubai Tradition and Arts Authority (Dubai Tradition) in cooperation with its companions at Alserkal Avenue in Al Quoz.
It introduced collectively representatives from committee members in addition to from the emirate’s inventive group to develop Al Quoz Artistic Zone. The workshop additionally set timelines and drew a roadmap for the subsequent 5 years to make sure the area’s sustainable development and prosperity. Discussions on establishing Al Quoz Artistic Membership and nominating inventive individuals to acquire long-term cultural visas had been additionally held as a part of the workshop.
“It succeeded in laying out the elements of the 100-day plan, constituting a complete improvement plan to find out the priorities of the committee members’ work to develop the zone and strengthen its place as an built-in, dynamic and inventive centre in addition to a regional and international incubator for inventive people and corporations, setting timelines and drawing a roadmap for the subsequent 5 years to make sure the area’s sustainable development and prosperity,” mentioned the discharge.
Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Tradition, had just lately appointed the members to the committee that she is at the moment chairing to develop Al Quoz Artistic Zone to strengthen the emirate’s place as a regional and worldwide centre for the inventive economic system inside an built-in system that might contribute to reaching Dubai’s complete financial improvement.
This adopted the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to remodel Dubai into the worldwide capital of the inventive economic system by 2025.
Fundamentals of inventive economic system
Hala Badri, Director-Common of Dubai Tradition, inaugurated the Al Quoz Accelerators workshop within the presence of its companions, and representatives from the committee members and the creating group, touching upon the basics of the inventive economic system and its significance as a supporter of different financial sectors. She supplied a glimpse of the efficiency of this economic system on the international and native ranges in addition to make clear an important pillars for creating the inventive economic system in Dubai and obtain the imaginative and prescient of the Dubai Artistic Economic system Technique launched by Sheikh Mohammed.
Hala Badri mentioned: “Many years in the past, Dubai invested in establishing refined, inventive complexes in numerous sectors that attracted a lot of firms and innovators from all over the world. The emirate’s inventive industries possess robust and promising capabilities to play a pivotal position in serving the sustainable improvement objectives.”
She additional mentioned: “Enhancing Dubai’s competitiveness within the discipline of inventive economic system rests on a number of pillars, most necessary of which is the event of an built-in infrastructure for the prosperity of inventive individuals and industries. We search to attain this by way of the event of Al Quoz Artistic Zone with our companions whereas preserving the area’s spirit of originality to offer a pioneering surroundings and a complete system that might meet the necessities for creating the inventive sector within the emirate, guaranteeing that it’s a robust competitor to related areas on the earth.”
Hala Badri added: “We labored with wasl Asset Administration Group (AMG), the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Economic system, Division of Tourism and Commerce Advertising (Dubai Tourism), and representatives from the inventive group to develop an built-in system that might help the inventive economic system. Our final purpose is to turn out to be a centre of attraction for inventive skills from all over the world and to turn out to be a world group and capital for the inventive economic system.”
The workshop included dialogue periods moderated by members from Dubai Tradition along with 5 working teams, every of which addressed one of many workshop’s fundamental subjects. The subjects included multipurpose legal guidelines and areas, bodily infrastructure, inventive enterprise help system for ease of companies and enterprise institution, attracting skills and perceptions of the inventive group.
The working teams introduced collectively representatives from wasl AMG, Dubai Municipality, RTA, Dubai Tourism and Dubai Economic system in addition to representatives of the inventive group, which tangibly engages members of this group in creating inventive concepts to reinforce the strengths of Al Quoz and establish lifelike options to beat the challenges.
The groups addressed the strengths of Al Quoz; the weaknesses or challenges going through the inventive group; the out there alternatives and capabilities; and modern, inventive concepts.
Mechanism for exchanging data
The workshop resulted in a highway map for Al Quoz Artistic Zone over the subsequent 5 years, the elements of the 100-day plan and time frames for its implementation had been outlined, and dates had been set for future conferences with committee members and project-based working teams in addition to creating a mechanism for exchanging data on developments.
On the conclusion of the periods, a lot of inventive individuals had been nominated to acquire long-term cultural visas.
The committee members for creating Al Quoz Artistic Zone embody Vice-Chairman of the committee, Mattar Al Tayer, Director-Common and Chairman of the Board of Government Administrators of RTA; Dawoud Al Hajri, Director-Common of Dubai Municipality; Sami Al Qamzi, Director-Common of Dubai Economic system; Helal Saeed Almarri, Director-Common of Dubai Tourism; Hala Badri, Director-Common of Dubai Tradition; and Hesham Abdullah Al Qassim, CEO of wasl AMG.