The Star Valley Cultural and Creative Industry Platform
Weihai — The coastal city located at the east–most end of Shandong Peninsula, China.
As the strategic place, Weihai is the Local Economic Cooperation Demonstration City of Sino-Korea Free Trade Area, Core Region of Bohai Economic Circle, the Bearing Area of PeninsulaBlue Economic Zone, National Ocean Ecological Demonstration Zone, and National Service Trade Innovation Development Pilot City.
As the livable city, Weihai is the first “National Health City” in China, as well as the first batch of “National Environment Protection Model City” group; Weihai has been awarded UN-Habitat Scroll of Honor Award, and has been awarded the Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment by United Nations for twice.
In order to implement the development concept of accelerating the construction of an innovative country proposed by the nation, Shandong Province has comprehensively carried out the strategic deployment of the major project in new and old kinetic energy conversion, and Weihai Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government has also accelerated the promotion of new and old kinetic energy conversion work, thus the Weihai Municipal Innovation Park has arisen at the historic moment, becoming the new engine for economic development.
Weihai Municipal Innovation Park is established with one Comprehensive Service Center and N places of sub-centers; It is estimated that, by 2020, over 10 mature innovation centers will be built, comparatively perfect innovation & entrepreneurship ecological system of “Innovation Centers + High-End Talents + Guidance Funds + Industrial Bases” will be completed, the supports of “Four New” economies to regional development will be significantly intensified, and new economic growth pole will be formed.
The ApeX Valley Cultural and Creative Industry Platform, which is located in the Comprehensive Service Center of Weihai Municipal Innovation Park, with a floor area of 2,000 square meters. As the cultural and creative public service platform of the Innovation Park, the ApeX Valley Cultural and Creative Industry Platform is initiated and operated by the Shandong Pathfinder Planning Co., Ltd. which is the Chairman unit of Weihai Municipal Culture and Creativity Institute.
With the core objective of attracting high-quality cultural & creative enterprises to cluster, gathering international innovative talents, leading the upgrading of the industrial economy, the Platform has introduced international advanced management philosophy, so as to carry out cross-border integration, resource sharing, digital innovation, synergetic development, and comprehensively construct the new-style cultural industry cluster platform, and build international advanced intelligent ecological space.
Internally, the Star Valley follows the development principle of resource sharing. On the one hand, it implements modernized space design and humanized service planning; on the other hand, it introduces professional services organizations, including administration management, human resources, and financial & legal, etc.
Externally, the Star Valley deems scientific industry as the development concept. On the one hand, it attracts the cutting-edge industry companies of upgrading and growth, focusing on positioning seven major business sectors including brand planning, movie & TV and animation, advertising media, visual arts, international conference service, digital technology, and industry introduction, so as to boost industry upgrading in a compatible and open posture; on the other hand, it fully exerts the intelligent advantages of Weihai Municipal Culture and Creativity Institute, introducing specialized academies and culture & creativity research institutes, as well as innovative elite talents from home and abroad, implementing the business development model of “Research Institute + Companies”, so as to combine arts with industries and combine academy with the market.
Based on the advanced concept, Star Valley has successfully incubated and operated the Grand Valley Culture & Creativity Town. Covering an area of 45,000 square meters, with polymeric development of cultural industry as the concept, the Cultural & Creativity Town is divided into three major themed blocks according to architectural style and layout of commercial activities, respectively, the dynamic commercial block led by wedding customs culture and recreational sports, the enjoyment commercial block led by creative life and international education, and the creativity commercial block led by arts appreciation and cultural & creativity entrepreneurs.
With innovation as the driving force, with science and technology as the core, the Star Valley will continue to give priority to development, and promote the launching and implementation of culture and creativity industrial park, so as to build the Star Valley Cultural and Creative Industry Platform into the international first-class intelligence industrial complex. Everybody is warmly welcomed to the Star Valley for win-win cooperation!
Background of Establishment
A Bird’s Eye View of the Innovation Park
Layout of Park