Archive | Creative Economy

The Golden Circle and its message for creative enterprises

For me, the key message in Simon Sinek’s excellent TED talk about the Golden Circle, is that people buy into your ‘Why’, rather than your ‘What’. As he rightly says, more than once: “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it”. This is consistent with my advice to creative and digital […]

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Travel Industry Speaker on the Orange Economy

David was a travel industry speaker on the Orange Economy at the national Congress of ANATO in Medellin, Colombia. His speech title was: “Inspiration for Travel Agencies from Creativity, Innovation and the Orange Economy Worldwide”. “At the ANATO Congress, David inspired us with useful business techniques for travel agencies. His speech included interesting examples and stories about creativity […]

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Creative Business Speech in Spain (video)

David gave a creative business speech in Spain at a creative industries conference for fashion designers, organised by the WORTH Partnership Project. His keynote speech “How to be a Successful Creative Entrepreneur” was billed as a Masterclass at the beginning of the WORTH Partnership Project Weekend which was held at Ciudad de las Artes y […]

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European Creative Hubs Network in Athens

David participated in the European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) events in Athens in April 2019. As an international creative industries specialist, David often works with creative hubs to help them and their creative enterprises to become even more successful. Because of his work with creative hubs in Europe and beyond, David was invited to participate […]

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Creative Business Cup Namibia presentation

David Parrish made a presentation to participants in the Creative Business Cup Namibia when they met for the national finals in Windhoek on Friday 08 March 2019. His online presentation focused on creativity in business, including creative business models and international examples of entrepreneurship in the creative industry. David also answered questions from participants about […]

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Creative Business Masterclass in Valencia, Spain

David Parrish opened an international event for fashion designers with a creative business masterclass. The Masterclass “How to be a Successful Creative Entrepreneur” drew on examples from David’s international experience, his creative business books, and his Business Formula for creative enterprises. Watch the video of David’s masterclass, plus his answers to questions from the audience, […]

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Creative Business Development Workshop in Kazakhstan

David designed and delivered a creative business development workshop for the Art2B Entrepreneurs in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The entrepreneurs who participated in the creative business development workshop are growing their businesses strategically, with the help of the Art2B project at Impact Hub in Almaty. David was invited to Kazakhstan to help these and other creative entrepreneurs […]

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Kazakhstan Creative Industries presentation in Almaty

Kazakhstan creative industries entrepreneurs attended a public lecture featuring a presentation by David at Impact Hub Almaty in November 2018. His presentation was at a public lecture attended by people involved in the Kazakhstan creative industries, cultural industries, creative economy and social entrepreneurship. David spoke about creativity in business, both in the studio (a-Creativity) and […]

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Colombian Orange Economy Conference

David was a speaker on creative entrepreneurship at a Colombian Orange Economy conference in Bogotá. The International Forum “Territorios Innovadores” focused on the development of the Colombian orange economy and creative industries. David spoke about “Preparing Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship for BioDiverse Cities” using his international experience of business support programmes to help creative entrepreneurs to become more successful. […]

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