Services

David Parrish is an internationally recognised creative industries business adviser, management consultant, trainer, speaker and writer.

He works with creative and digital businesses – and creative industries support agencies – in the UK and internationally.

Business Advice. David helps creative entrepreneurs to make their businesses even more successful. David’s support includes marketing advice, business planning, leading and managing staff, financial management and the use of intellectual property to generate income. He works in partnership with business owners to support and guide them to discover their own solutions and route to success.

Management Consultancy for creative businesses and cultural organisations. David’s projects include advising on business growth, organisational development and leading change. Creative industries management consultancy projects have been commissioned by creative industry support organizations and high-growth businesses in the creative and digital industries.

Marketing Consultancy. Clients engage David to help them find new customers, improve their marketing strategy, develop new brands and make their creative and digital businesses even more profitable. David’s experience is endorsed by his ‘Chartered Marketer’ status, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Marketing in recognition of his expertise in marketing.

Creativity Consultancy. David helps businesses find creative solutions to business growth, marketing and change management. He brings international experience of creativity to help clients find innovative, imaginative and ingenious solutions by using both ‘a-Creativity’ and ‘i-Creativity’.

Training workshops and seminars designed and delivered by David are tailored to the needs of participants and designed to be interactive and action-oriented. Training workshops include business strategy, marketing, intellectual property, pricing, leadership, change management, finance and other topics.

Speaking at creative industries conferences about creative entrepreneurship and business models in the creative industries. David is also frequently invited to make presentations at meetings, seminars other events for creative businesses, cultural organisations and creative industries agencies.

Writing books, guides, articles, training materials, and blogs on management and business subjects for the digital industries, creative entrepreneurs and cultural organizations.

Events. David hosts the T-Shirts and Suits Coffee Club events, which are free and informal gatherings of creative entrepreneurs and creative industries professionals.

Online Network. David manages the T-Shirts and Suits Creative Enterprise Network for creative businesses and cultural organisations to promote their work, share ideas and make useful contacts locally and globally.


David works internationally and welcomes enquiries about his services from creative businesses, cultural organisations, creative industry support agencies, publishers and conference organisers world-wide.

He has a range of qualifications and accreditations which recognise his expert status as a professional involved helping businesses in the creative and digital industries.

Contact David Parrish’s office for further information and to discuss potential projects.