What is Creative Chiang Mai?

Creative Chiang Mai (CCM) is an initiative to promote creativity and innovation to develop Chiang Mai.

The logo shows the city walls of Chiang Mai, the colors reflect creativity and the slightly turned square center symbolizes innovation.

Creative Chiang Mai was established by the Governor of Chiang Mai on 30 August 2010. A committee was set up including over 40 representatives from organizations and agencies appointed by the Governor. More members joined over time. The Chiang Mai University Science & Technology Park is the Secretariat of the committee and initiative.

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Creative Chiang Mai has created a workshop for designers who submit their work in CDA Design Awards 2020.

On November 13, 2020, Creative Chiang Mai has created lectures and workshops for designers who submit their work in CDA Design Awards 2020 at The Brick X @nsp, Administration Building, Northern Science Park. (Chiang Mai Province) By inviting expert speakers Khun Kamonkarn Kosolkarn, an analyst and content manager for the global trends of 2021 from Creative Economy Promotion Agency (CEA) and Khun Ploypan Teerachai and Khun Decha Arjananan, Designer. From the award-winning Thinkk studio in many international forums, as a guest speaker and join workshops to enhance knowledge and keep up with the world of design trends. This is a special event that Creative Chiang Mai creates for the selected contestants.

After this, it will be final selection meeting and bringing the selected work of 30 pieces to exhibit to disseminate the creative artwork During 5 – 13 December 2020, with the announcement of results and awards ceremony on December 7, interested parties can visit the works and encourage northern designers at the awards ceremony at Lanna Architecture Center Khum Chao Burirat (Chao Noi Maha In Na Chiang Mai) Chiang Mai Province.

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