Category: Creativity

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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Dutch Design Week: The MVP for Innovative Diversification

David gave a presentation at Dutch Design Week 2020, in partnership with the WORTH Partnership Project. The topic was “The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for Innovative Diversification”. In addition to the presentation at Dutch Design Week, the following links provide even more information about the subjects covered: – Use “i-Creativity” in business (more…) – Design …

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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. David’s keynote speech was on the subject of ‘Creative Business Models in the Online …

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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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