Archive | Creativity

WORTH Partnership Project (interview)

The WORTH partnership project supports creative minds to develop innovative products. Throughout the European Union, the WORTH Partnership Project creates and supports transnational collaborations between fashion designers, creative people, manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) and technology firms looking to develop design-driven and innovative products. David Parrish is collaborating with WORTH and they interviewed David about his international work supporting and advising creative […]

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Creative Industries Course in Lithuania

David Parrish has been invited to lecture on a new creative industries course at Vilnius University Business School in Lithuania, which will award students with a Masters Degree in Creative Entrepreneurship. This new creative industries course has been designed for creative entrepreneurs and will focus on product innovation and development. The objective of this MSc […]

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The Overheads of your Creative Business

Understanding the full overheads of your business is essential for any creative entrepreneur. This article is written particularly with sole traders and self-employed individuals in mind, though its advice applies to any size of business, in any sector. It is especially relevant to designer-makers, artists, photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, writers, musicians and other artistic individuals. […]

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Burnley Creative Workshops

David Parrish delivered two creative workshops in Burnley for creative entrepreneurs on business development and marketing: – “Designing Your Creative Business” – “Creative Business Marketing” Following the workshops, businesses will be able to book a business advice session with David. The workshops were the first in the series: “Fire Up: Ignite Your Creative Career”, from […]

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Successful Creative Entrepreneurship Worldwide

Here’s the video and text of David Parrish’s keynote speech: “Successful Creative Entrepreneurship in the Orange Economy Worldwide”. He gave examples of successful creative enterprises around the world using creative business models: a commercial illustrator in Brazil, a theatre producer in Lithuania, a visual artist in England, a fashion design company in Hong Kong, two art galleries […]

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Entrepreneurship Conference in Moldova

David was a keynote speaker at an Entrepreneurship Conference in Moldova. The “ENABLE Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Employ your Creativity” Conference was held in Chisinau from 14-17 September 2017. David also delivered a ‘Marketing for Creatives’ Masterclass and hosted a ‘Creative Breakfast’ meeting as part of the Entrepreneurial Conference events. The organisers and project drivers of the […]

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Interview for Online Creativity Event

David was invited to take part in an online creativity event, to share his experience of creativity and empowerment in the creative industries world-wide. The online creativity event was hosted by Gunhild Lorenzen, a licensed transpersonal psychotherapist, master of creative transformation, inspirational life coach, artist and a published author. David’s interview with Gunhild for the online […]

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Orange Economy Speaker in Bogotá, Colombia

David was a keynote Orange Economy speaker at the Orange Festival events to promote the creative industries in Colombia. The Orange Festival (Festival Naranja) took place in Bogotá on 24 and 25 August 2017. Organised by Bogotá Naranja, festival events included speeches and presentations, discussion panels, interviews, workshops, and networking meetings. David gave a keynote […]

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