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Multiplier Lab West Africa – workshops for creative hub leaders

David will deliver workshops for the Multiplier Lab West Africa project, which helps creative and social impact hub leaders to achieve even greater success. The project is funded by the British Council and delivered by the University of the Arts London. Creative Hub leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone will be involved in …

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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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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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Let’s talk about it with David Parrish at ZUMO+

Let’s talk about it with David Parrish at ZUMO+ is the name of an online event hosted in Colombia: “Conversémoslo con David Parrish en ZUMO+” David gave a presentation and engage in a conversation with participants, organised by The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. His presentation was entitled: “Creative entrepreneurship in times of crisis” Some …

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Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) Workshop

David delivered a workshop for the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) and its BOOST UP project. His presentation “Understanding Your Market” covered aspects of market research, consumer expectations and strategic marketing. The content of the workshop took from, and built on, David’s online video toolkits, articles and book ’Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for …

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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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Exporting and International Marketing workshop

David delivered an online Exporting and International Marketing workshop for creative businesses on Thursday 05 November 2020. “I attended a workshop session led by David on Exporting and International Marketing – this was a really useful overview of the key areas to consider in developing and diversifying creative business for overseas audiences. It reassured me that …

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