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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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How to be a Successful Creative Entrepreneur – online presentation

David Parrish gave an online presentation for creative enterprises in Lithuania with a presentation entitled: ‘How to be a Successful Creative Entrepreneur’. The online information session was organised by WORTH, alongside the Chamber of Commerce, Crafts and Industry of Vilnius and the WORTH Ambassador from Lithuania Design Forum. The online presentation for creative entrepreneurs took place […]

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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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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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Irish Creative Industries are thriving! (video)

The Irish Creative Industries are thriving, as this video from County Donegal illustrates. David is working with the Local Enterprise Office Donegal to help businesses to grow and create jobs in the Irish creative industries. The Generate Programme is focusing on small creative and digital businesses with the potential to grow and create jobs. The […]

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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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PODIM Startup Conference Speaker in Maribor

David participated as a startup conference speaker at PODIM 2018 in Maribor, Slovenia. He was invited to this international business conference as a creative industries specialist. At PODIM 2018, David delivered an interactive workshop “Doing Business in the Creative Industries”, which drew on his international experience of helping creative enterprises to become even more successful. […]

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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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