Africa’s Creative Responses to COVID-19 – article published online

David has written an article about Africa’s creative responses to COVID-19. It is published online in the journal of the Good Business Festival here.

In researching the article, David drew on his extensive international contacts in the creative economy.

These are associated with his worldwide work as a creative industries business coach, keynote conference speaker and trainer.

Clients and contacts from Botswana, Namibia and Kenya feature in the article. The radio station GabzFM in Botswana. Black Gold Engineering in Namibia. Young Africa Botswana also features.

ICOSEED in Kenya was also the subject of an article by David published in Ethos Magazine here.

David continues to work online with clients worldwide, including Young Africa Botswana.

Africa's Creative Responses to COVID-19

Image from article about Africa’s Creative Responses to COVID-19.

Creative and digital businesses grow with the help of David’s expertise in creative entrepreneurship. He shares his expertise through his speeches, training workshops, coaching and books on business growth.

David advises businesses on strategic development, marketing, leadership and growth in his capacity as a qualified and experienced business adviser and management consultant, working world-wide.

He helps clients by drawing on his own direct experience as an entrepreneur as well as his work helping hundreds of creative, digital, cultural and arts businesses around the world. His direct experience is backed up by academic qualifications and professional accreditations in business strategy, marketing and leadership. David is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) and a CIM ‘Chartered Marketer’, qualifications that recognise world-class expertise in marketing. David has an MBA (with distinction) from one of the UK’s top business schools. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM). He is also honoured to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).

David is a UK expert and international creative industries speaker. He has helped hundreds of businesses in more than 50 countries to achieve greater success on their own terms. This is achieved by using smart business development techniques that fit with their creativity, ambitions and values. His creative industries consulting focuses on the needs of creative industries businesses, cultural enterprises and arts organisations.

Successful creative enterprises integrate creativity and business. David’s T-Shirts and Suits® approach helps creative people (‘T-Shirts’) to combine their creative talents with smart business thinking (‘Suits’). His entertaining and inspirational speeches illustrate ways in which businesses can use creative business models and powerful business techniques to achieve greater success. His creative industries consulting with individual businesses guides them to success by combining their creative passion, strengths and goals with a winning business strategy tailored to their own needs, values and circumstances.