August 3, 2021

New unit to boost Caribbean creative industries

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From Trinidad Guardian The process of cultivating a buoyant and sustainable cultural and creative economy in the Caribbean moved a step closer with the development of a plan to establish the Caribbean Creative Industries Management Unit (CCIMU).  The Unit is proposed to foster creativity, support development of businesses, create opportunities and improve trade. Central to […]

Prioritizing the Caribbean creative industry through THE CCIMU

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Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD, June 17, 2016. The process of cultivating a buoyant and sustainable cultural and creative economy within the Caribbean is a step closer with the development of a business plan to establish the Caribbean Creative Industries Management Unit (CCIMU). At the 26th Intercessional meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government held in […]

Stakeholders set path for establishment of regional creative industries body

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April 13, 2016, Kingston, JAMAICA – The Caribbean is renowned worldwide for its creative culture, including music, folklore, crafts, festivals and carnivals. Despite making some progress in developing the cultural and creative sectors, the Region has lagged in translating its creativity into substantial economic gains. This reality prompted the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government […]