Category: Creativity

Science, Creativity and Business

David gave a lecture to students on the subject of ‘Science, Creativity and Business’ at the Summer Science School in Montenegro in August 2021. The event was organised by Prona, the Montenegrin Science Promotion Foundation and held at the Recreational Education Centre in Lovćen National Park. Professor Jovan Mirković, PhD, President of the Directors’ Board …

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Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Latin America

David delivered a module of an online course on Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Latin America for ALADI, the Latin American Association for Integration. He shared his experience and expertise to make a presentation about the keys to the success of SMEs in the creative industries and ICT. David has extensive experience of the creative industries …

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The Business of Fashion Design webinar

In partnership with Dexy Creation in Nigeria, David delivered a webinar on ‘The Business of Fashion Design’, plus an Instagram Live event on ‘How to Attract Paying Customers’ The webinar focused on how to make your fashion business even more successful. See the video of the webinar below. The Instagram Live event was an interactive …

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Zlin Design Week conference speaker

David was a speaker at Zlin Design Week conference in the Czech Republic in 2021. Zlin Design Week published the video below on YouTube with the following description: “David Parrish is a British expert in the creative industries. He works with creative entrepreneurs and helps them to be even more successful. It combines the best …

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The word ‘creativity’ is a problem because it means different things

The word ‘creativity’ is a problem. Because people use it to mean only ‘artistic’ creativity. It’s as if the artists have hijacked the word for themselves. So many people say “I’m not creative”. Meaning they aren’t good at painting, crafts or music. There are two kinds of Creativity. As a creative business owner, you can …

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What is Creative Entrepreneurship – Masterclass with Creative Georgia

David presented a Masterclass on What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula at an online event in Georgia. The Masterclass, “What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula”, was organized by LEPL Creative Georgia in the frame of the British Council grant programme, “Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme”. David’s masterclass covered the following …

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Change Maker Connect Discussion

David led a Change Maker Connect discussion on creative entrepreneurship, in partnership with In Place of War (IPOW) on Monday 22 February at 2021 17:00 GMT. This free Change Maker Connect online event was open to anyone. Participants discussed these and other questions with David and others at the event: How can we combine our …

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Creative Georgia keynote speech

David was the keynote speaker at an online event organised by Creative Georgia in December 2020. His speech had the title “How to be Successful Creatively AND Commercially”. It included examples of successful creative entrepreneurship from David’s clients and other creative entrepreneurs around the world. Prizes for pitching teams As a gesture of support to …

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Moscow Lecture on Creativity

David gave an online lecture on Creativity for the Moscow School of Social and Economic Science in December 2020. The topic of his lecture was “Creativity Loves a Crisis: Different Types of Creativity and Different Ways to Generate New Ideas”. David’s lecture on creativity formed part of a course about the creative industries, within the …

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Culture and Business: How to Get the Best of Both Worlds

In his presentation “Culture and Business: How to Get the Best of Both Worlds”, David spoke about entrepreneurship in relation to cultural enterprises, including festivals. He participated in the Re-Conception Bootcamp 2020, organised by Creative Georgia. Further information and resources related to getting the best of both worlds by combining culture and business: Book: “T-Shirts …

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