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THE CREATIVE-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX™ is an ecosystem founded by the Garibay Institute, the first and only research and development institution focused on art, creativity, entertainment (film, gaming, music, experiential) as an instrument for soft power, cultural identity and patrimony, intellectual renaissance, and sustainable economic growth.

The brainchild of renowned hit record producer and polymath Fernando Garibay, the Institute unites global leaders, world-class universities and academicians, financial institutions, and thought leaders with elite members of the creative class to catalyze innovation, empowered dialogue, and cultivate engaged and inspiring icons of the future.

Our research and applied methodologies bring together creative industries’ best practices. We collaborate with an extraordinary network of top artists, performers, producers, influencers/key opinion leaders, financiers, empresarios, intelligentsia, and entertainers. We deliver innovative breakthroughs in creativity, instinct/intuition, and sense literacy™ for organizations, public and private, sovereign and disruptive, for-profit and not-for-profit.

Our cutting-edge programming consists of:

  • Strategic planning and creative direction

  • Production of salons, training modules, interactive workshops, and lectures

  • Educational content and curricular design solutions

  • Integrating and onboarding Artificial Intelligence’s best-creative-practice

  • Developmental tools and systems analysis and implementation

  • Coaching/mentoring/co-producing life cycles of creativity

  • Leveraging a network of top artists, performers, producers, influencers/key opinion leaders,

  • financiers, impresarios, academicians and athletes


Our Work:

  • Teaching creativity as a skill

  • Leveraging the creative class as thought leaders and community builders

  • Bridging the developed and developing worlds

  • Identifying, supporting, and strengthening cultural patrimony

  • Tackling complexity with creativity

  • Catalyzing creative eco-systems to foment sustainable economic growth

  • Protecting and empowering cultural workers

  • Building portfolios of Intellectual Property for future monetization

  • Strengthening the national cultural brand of countries by empowering their respective diasporas

  • Honoring traditions and facilitating traditional knowledge

  • Reinforcing human-centric, character-driven, ethics-based living

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