Why Invest in the Philippines

The Creative Economy Council of the Philippines is a duly registered non-stock, non-profit organization founded in June 2017 by a group of Creative Industry Leaders with a common goal of accelerating the collective growth of Philippine Creativity.

Our Vision is to be the country’s leading Creative Industries Accelerator, with focus on driving international trade opportunities for Philippine Creativity. This will be achieved through a combination of market intelligence, strategic planning, business model building, business matching and international market development.

The Philippines has a young, educated, English speaking workforce that has helped the country become a top global provider for outsource IT and Business Process Services. Today, the IT & Business Process Outsourcing Industry in the Philippines is valued at close to $30 Billion. CECP believes that Creative Services will drive the next wave of growth for outsourcing in the Philippines.

Since the 1980s, Filipino animators have helped animation studios in the US and Japan to consistently deliver hit TV animation series. Furthermore, Filipino animators and illustrators have successfully established themselves within the big studios in the US and other countries.

Beyond animation, Game Development Services is a strong emerging outsourcing industry in the Philippines with services ranging from Motion Capture cleanup, illustration and game operations.

Furthermore, the Philippines is a top destination for Freelance Online Creative Work where studies have estimated there to be between 1.2 to 1.5 Million Online Filipino Freelancers who are active on international Freelancer sites.

Finally, Filipinos performers are among the most sought after singers, musicians, actors and entertainers in the region. Filipino performers are on Broadway, West End, Disney Theme Parks, hotels, casinos and cruise ships around the world.

So whether it be for animation, game development, illustration, web services, marketing content, and performing talent, the Philippines should be top of mind for your outsource creative needs.