About Create Hong Kong (CreateHK)
CreateHK is a dedicated office under the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau of the Government of the HKSAR to lead, champion and drive the development of the creative economy in Hong Kong. It coordinates governmental policy and effort regarding creative industries, focuses governmental resources on promoting and speeding up the development of creative industries in Hong Kong, and works closely with the trade to boost the growth of creative industries.
About Cinema Akil
Cinema Akil is an independent cinema platform that brings quality films worldwide to audiences in the UAE. Showcasing directors and filmmakers across the decades, Cinema Akil aims to create awareness and interest in film and the cinematic arts. Launched in 2014 as a nomadic cinema, Cinema Akil has held over 60 pop-up cinemas attracting over 65,000 attendees in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. In September 2018, Cinema Akil opened its first permanent location in Al Quoz, Dubai making it the Gulf Cooperation Council's first arthouse cinema.
About Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai (Dubai ETO)
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai, established in 2021, is the official representative of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China in the six member states of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC), namely Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It is responsible for enhancing the understanding of Hong Kong's unique advantages, advancing Hong Kong's economic and trade interests, and supporting overseas enterprises in expanding business in Hong Kong. The Dubai ETO maintains close liaison with local governments, businesses and trade organisations and monitors and reports on developments likely to affect Hong Kong's trade and economic interests.