Archive | Creative Hubs

Liverpool Creative Industries

David has helped the development of Liverpool creative industries businesses and organisations through his business advice, training workshops and presentations. He has worked in partnership with Liverpool City Council, Merseyside ACME, Liverpool Vision and Culture Liverpool as well as other organisations in the city region to provide business support in his capacity as a business […]

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United Nations Creative Economy presentation

David made a United Nations Creative Economy presentation at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. He was invited by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to share his experience of working in the Creative Economy worldwide. His presentation was entitled: “The Creative Economy and Creative Entrepreneurship: A Worldwide Perspective”. In his […]

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Russian translation of ‘T-Shirts and Suits’ book

A Russian translation of the creative business guide ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ has been published. Impact Hub Almaty published the book in paperback and eBook formats in 2019 in Kazakhstan. This is the fourteenth translation of the book. The free eBook in Russian can be downloaded, printed and re-distributed. […]

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Workshops for Namibian Creative Entrepreneurs

David delivered creative business training workshops for Namibian Creative Entrepreneurs in Windhoek, Karibib and Swakopmund, in partnership with Global Entrepreneurship Week Namibia. The Creative Business Workshop in Windhoek on Monday 11 November included: – Creative Marketing – How to Make Money While you Sleep – Leading and Managing Creative Teams The Creative Business Workshop in […]

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Young Africa Botswana ‘Futuremakers’ presentation

David gave a business development presentation at Young Africa Botswana to the ‘Futuremakers’ group of young creative entrepreneurs. His presentation about creative business development was followed by a discussion about business techniques and models. This became an interactive workshop event and David also answered questions from the young creative entrepreneurs. The discussion included marketing, the […]

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Creative Hubs Development Project

David advised on creative hubs development at E3 Youth Development Hub in Nelspruit/Mbombela in South Africa. He worked with founders Catherine Churchill and Iris Felix at E3 and also facilitated a workshop on the creative industries worldwide, to inform and inspire stakeholders and the wider community. This added to the local discussion about creative hubs […]

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South African Entrepreneurship Workshop

David’s South African Entrepreneurship workshop for young creative entrepreneurs in Mbombela/Nelspruit was entitled “The Business of Creativity”. Commissioned by the E3 Youth Development Hub, this creative industries project focused on entrepreneurship in the creative industries in South Africa. David’s workshop covered a range of creative business development issues and techniques, including: – Strategic Marketing – […]

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A Conversation with David Parrish…

‘A Conversation with David Parrish’ was the style of the workshop session “Make Your Business Strategy Work for You” for independent creative entrepreneurs in Portugal. David facilitated this “In-Deep Session” at the at the at the INDIE WORKERS’ Bootcamp in Porto. The conversation focused on developing a business strategy to make the most of your […]

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Let’s Collaborate !

I’m looking for opportunities to collaborate with creative people worldwide to help improve my written material and be able to offer it to a wider audience through visual mediums like video, illustration, animation, social media content, apps etc. I believe my work needs to be expressed in more visual formats and smaller “bite-size chunks” which […]

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European Commission presentation on Creative Industries

David gave a European Commission presentation at a meeting on the creative industries in Belgium. David’s European Commission presentation focused on creative entrepreneurship and business skills for creative entrepreneurs. The title was “Skills at the Crossroads between Creative Sectors and Industry”. In his presentation, David reported on his experience in Europe and worldwide, working with  […]

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