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Investment in international design talent

As a multicultural community with an appetitive luxury and design, Dubai is an ideal testbed that attracts investment in media, fashion and design.

US$10 m

Government investment in Film and TV

Dubai boasts an investment of US$10 million annually towards the Dubai Film and TV Commission, and Dubai Design and Fashion Council. With a dedicated creative cluster authority, the city reported a 150% growth in the number of businesses across the clusters.


Fashion spend per person

According to McKinsey & Company, spending on fashion in Dubai stood at US$ 1,600 per person last year, one of the highest levels in the world. Dubai is close to manufacturing hubs in India and Africa, simplifying the logistics of any fashion business.

Dubai Design District

Dubai Design Week is the region's largest creative festival hosted every year in Dubai Design District.

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