Category: Creativity

Creative Entrepreneurship Academy

David was the opening keynote speaker at the Creative Entrepreneurship Academy online event (22-23 September 2020). Organised by Creative Estonia, the Creative Entrepreneurship Academy 2020: Business Opportunities in Digital Culture was delivered in partnership with Creative Georgia and other international partners. Publicity for the Creative Entrepreneurship Academy was as follows: The Creative and Cultural Industries …

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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. “David’s webinar for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) cultural and creative entrepreneurs was very informative. We are grateful that …

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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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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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Творчество любит кризис! Творчество во время COVID-19

This is a Russian translation of the article ‘Creativity loves a Crisis! Two kinds of creativity to use during the COVID-19 crisis’, first published in English here. Творчество любит кризис. Во времена кризиса мы особенно нуждаемся в творчестве. В самом деле, многие важнейшие творческие открытия человечества случились благодаря кризису. Но что конкретно мы понимаем под «творчеством»? Есть художественное творчество: визуальные искусства, музыка, …

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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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Design Trust interview: “Grow Your Creative Business in Uncertain Times”

The Design Trust interview “Grow Your Creative Business in Uncertain Times” featured David Parrish as a guest, interviewed by Patricia van den Akker, Director of the The Design Trust. As the publicity for the online session said: Times are tricky and very unpredictable right now. Many creatives struggle, let alone thrive right now. The Design …

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Business Strategies for the New Normal – Philippines webinar

David was the guest speaker at a webinar on ‘Business Strategies for the New Normal’ in partnership with GEN Philippines on 21 May 2020. Business Strategies for the New Normal – webinar outline 1. The Reality Check – How to deal with the crisis and identify new opportunities for the new normal. 2. Creativity – …

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