Category: Creative Entrepreneurship

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 …

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Tunisia event online: Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis

David gave a presentation on Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis for cultural, creative and digital enterprises in Tunisia. The event was organised and hosted by the Tunisian Startups Association with support from GIZ. In addition to his online talk, the following links provide even more information about Creative Strategies for Survival in a …

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Milan Design Week – online presentation on Innovative Diversification

David gave a presentation at Fuorisalone, the digital version of Milan Design Week 2020, in partnership with the WORTH Partnership Project. The topic was “The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for Innovative Diversification” and participants also have the opportunity to take part in Open Forum online business advice sessions with David following his online presentation. In …

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Leadership Lecture Online with the Leadership School Armenia

David gave a leadership lecture entitled “How Leaders can Inspire Creativity for Business Success” for students at the Leadership School in Armenia. “David Parrish’s presentation was inspirational and educational for all at the Leadership School in Armenia. It was wonderful working with you and we are incredibly thankful that you were able to join us for your …

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Better Online Pitching – presentation for APFI Finland

David delivered an online presentation on Better Online Pitching for Creatives International as part of a Pre Mission Briefing for a Virtual Trade Mission to Germany for APFI (Audiovisual Producers Finland). The online Pre Mission Briefing was hosted by Simon Preston and featured an in-depth presentation from Nicola Pinder about the German market for audiovisual …

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Discounts and Free Access to Online Toolkits for Creative Businesses

See below for discounts and free access to online toolkits for creative businesses, plus special offers on books and other products. David says: “I work internationally to empower creative entrepreneurs to become even more successful by combining their creative talents with smart business strategies. This is my mission, my passion and my profession. I also …

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Creative Business Advice Sessions Online

David offers creative business advice sessions online as part of his online business support for creative, cultural and digital enterprises world-wide. Forthcoming sessions are listed below. Online advice sessions for individuals and groups have different formats, as follows: – One-to-one confidential business advice and coaching. – Workshop group advice and coaching. This is usually included …

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“IP and Copyright: Making it Work” – online workshop

IP and Copyright: Making it Work is an online workshop for artists and creative entrepreneurs, designed and delivered by David Parrish, in association with the Future’s Venture Foundation. The interactive workshop is about intellectual property for creative, cultural and digital entrepreneurs includes: – An overview of Intellectual Property: Copyright, Design Right, Trademarks and Patents. – …

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Islamic Art and Culture – A Conversation

David was the guest at an event to discuss the Business of Creativity in relation to Islamic Art and Culture. The online event was hosted by Rizwan Iqbal and participants joined from the UK and other countries. The conversation followed David’s presentation about The Business of Creativity, specifically: – how to find new sources of …

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Cultural Policy Designers Network – Interview

Ragnar Siil of the Cultural Policy Designers Network interviews David Parrish about responses to the COVID-19 crisis in the creative and cultural industries worldwide. David is a member of the Cultural Policy Designers Network and other international networks in the creative, cultural and digital industries worldwide.

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