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Creative Business Development Workshop in Kazakhstan

David designed and delivered a creative business development workshop for the Art2B Entrepreneurs in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The entrepreneurs who participated in the creative business development workshop are growing their businesses strategically, with the help of the Art2B project at Impact Hub in Almaty. David was invited to Kazakhstan to help these and other creative entrepreneurs […]

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Kazakhstan Creative Industries presentation in Almaty

Kazakhstan creative industries entrepreneurs attended a public lecture featuring a presentation by David at Impact Hub Almaty in November 2018. His presentation was at a public lecture attended by people involved in the Kazakhstan creative industries, cultural industries, creative economy and social entrepreneurship. David spoke about creativity in business, both in the studio (a-Creativity) and […]

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Colombian Orange Economy Conference

David was a speaker on creative entrepreneurship at a Colombian Orange Economy conference in Bogotá. The International Forum “Territorios Innovadores” focused on the development of the Colombian orange economy and creative industries. David spoke about “Preparing Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship for BioDiverse Cities” using his international experience of business support programmes to help creative entrepreneurs to become more successful. […]

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Creative Industries definitions

Here are some Creative Industries definitions. The creative industries sector is also referred to as the ‘creative and cultural industries‘ or the ‘creative and digital industries‘ or the ‘creative industry‘ within the ‘creative economy‘. Most recently they have been called the ‘Orange Economy‘ (La Economía Naranja) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The terminology can […]

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Digital Economy Debate in Beirut, Lebanon

David made a presentation and took part in a digital economy debate at the Free Collective Minds conference in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference was organised by the May Chidiac Foundation. May Chidiac invited David as a speaker at the conference to share his experience of helping creative and digital enterprises worldwide to become more successful […]

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Creative Leaders interview

David Parrish was interviewed for the Creative Leaders feature of Economía Creativa, an international leading creative and innovation consultancy and digital hub. Here’s the transcript of the interview: Antonio Carlos (AC). What does ‘Creative Society’ means for you? David Parrish (DP). People making the world better using their creative talents, combined with entrepreneurship, to achieve […]

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Creative Business Summit Africa 2018

David Parrish was an international speaker at the Creative Business Summit Africa 2018, held in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2018. At Creative Business Summit Africa, David spoke about creativity and business, creative entrepreneurship and innovative business models in the creative industries internationally in a speech entitled ‘The Business of Creativity’. “David was an inspiring speaker at […]

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Speech on Creative and Social Entrepreneurship

David Parrish gave a speech in Jeonju, South Korea, about job creation for youth through the creative industries and social entrepreneurship. He spoke about worldwide economic changes that mean there are fewer ‘jobs for life’. At the same time there are new opportunities for young people, and others. It has never been easier to set […]

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Estonian Creative Industries Study Tour

A group from the Estonian Artists’ Association took part in a creative industries study tour of north west England, organised by David Parrish. Seven people took part in the creative industries study tour of Salford, Manchester and Liverpool. The group visited: Islington Mill, Salford Manchester Craft and Design Centre Dot Art, Liverpool Baltic Creative CIC, […]

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Entrepreneurship for Creatives workshop in Slovenia

David delivered an interactive training workshop in Maribor, Slovenia about Entrepreneurship for Creatives. The training event was entitled “Entrepreneurship for Creatives, Artists and Cultural Managers” and was hosted at the Maribor premises of the Center for Creativity in Slovenia. In his interactive workshop, David provided an opportunity for participants to explore how they can combine […]

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