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Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta

David delivered an online workshop for artists and creatives about Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta in January 2023. Working in partnership with In Place of War, in collaboration with Arts Council Malta, David helped artists and creatives to become even more successful. David’s interactive session discussed artists’ objectives and personal definitions of ‘success’ before moving on …

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Business Innovation and Culture

David will give an online lecture on Business Innovation and Culture to students in April 2023. He has been invited by Munich University of Applied Sciences to make a presentation to masters degree students. David’s talk on Business Innovation and Culture will include: – How to use both a-Creativity and i-Creativity in the context of …

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Art meets Business: COING Podcast interview with David

Art meets Business was the theme of the podcast discussion with David on the COING podcast. See the video below: Creative Entrepreneurship – where art meets business Can creativity exist in all kinds of entrepreneurship? How can artists find the right people to buy their art and still stay true to themselves? Is regular business …

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Training for Culture Professionals in Trenčín

Training for Culture Professionals David delivered interactive creative business training for culture professionals in Trenčín, Slovakia, in October 2022. Trenčín will be European Capital of Culture in 2026. The RUNWAY Program offers training for culture professionals and others in preparation for 2026. David designed and delivered an interactive workshop in “Strategic planning and creative approaches …

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International Startups in the Creative Industries

David gave a presentation and engage in a conversation with participants about International Startups in the Creative Industries in July 2022. The event was organised by the ZUMO+ project at the The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. David’s presentation was entitled: “How to run startups in the creative industries from an international perspective.” He …

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Creative Business Strategies

David made a presentation about Creative Business Strategies at Play Media Day 07, held in Banja Luka in Bosnia & Herzegovina in June 2022. He talked about: – Creativity in the Studio and the Office – Creative Business Models – Creating Your Own Business Formula – “T-Shirts and Suits” Further online resources, associated with David’s …

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Artbox Armenia Mentoring for Startups

David has been appointed by Artbox Armenia to be a mentor for 29 startups in the cultural and creative industries in Armenia. Artbox is an incubator providing comprehensive support to creative projects and businesses with potential for commercial success. Inspired by innovative models in business and tech, Artbox is a reinvention of the incubator model for …

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Supporting Future Creative Entrepreneurs

David was the keynote speaker at a conference to celebrate Supporting Future Creative Entrepreneurs. The conference considered the business support perspective and the educational programmes perspective. David’s keynote speech drew on his experience of creative business support programmes, his work with universities around the world, and his case studies featuring creative entrepreneurs. The project lead …

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Business Creativity in Armenia

David spoke about Business Creativity at a series of events in Armenia organised in partnership with Leadership School Armenia. David gave a lecture to students at Leadership School Armenia. His lecture “How to be an Effective Leader” was based on his insights from personal experience of leadership and management. At IT Center Ghukasavan, David made …

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Transformation with the Cultural and Creative Industries

David was the keynote speaker at a conference about Transformation with the Cultural and Creative Industries in Berlin. The conference was organised by Germany’s Federal Government’s Centre of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries. David’s speech covered the transformation with the cultural and creative industries, with examples from around the world. He also talked …

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