Category: Development Strategies

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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Strategic Marketing Workshop for Creative Georgia

David delivered a strategic marketing workshop for Creative Georgia in April 2021. With the title ‘Strategic Marketing for Business Success’, the marketing workshop for Creative Georgia covered the following key points: – How to be strategic about marketing – How to succeed in a competitive market – How to focus on the best customers In …

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Workshop for E-Cell, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

David Parrish delivered an online workshop for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), at an event organised by E-Cell at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. David’s Indian Institute of Technology workshop on Strategic Planning covered the following topics, and more: – Vision and Success – Internal Analysis – External Analysis – Competitive Advantage – …

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Jumpstart Your Business Webinar

David delivered a Jumpstart Your Business webinar in partnership with Creative England. The interactive webinar for creative entrepreneurs focused on ‘Designing Your Creative Business’. David’s ‘Designing Your Creative Business’ (DYCB) webinars, workshops based on the associated toolkit publication have been delivered in the UK and worldwide, including countries as diverse as Taiwan, Spain, Brazil, Thailand, …

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Fundraising Webinar for GEN Namibia Startups

David presented a fundraising webinar for startups in Namibia, hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Namibia. In the webinar “Creative Fundraising for Startups”, David discussed several sources of funding for startups, giving examples from around the world: – Bootstrapping – Crowdfunding – Grants – Loans – Sponsorship – Advertising – Equity Investment There are free …

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Design Trust interview: “Grow Your Creative Business in Uncertain Times”

The Design Trust interview “Grow Your Creative Business in Uncertain Times” featured David Parrish as a guest, interviewed by Patricia van den Akker, Director of the The Design Trust. As the publicity for the online session said: Times are tricky and very unpredictable right now. Many creatives struggle, let alone thrive right now. The Design …

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Business Strategies for the New Normal – Philippines webinar

David was the guest speaker at a webinar on ‘Business Strategies for the New Normal’ in partnership with GEN Philippines on 21 May 2020. Business Strategies for the New Normal – webinar outline 1. The Reality Check – How to deal with the crisis and identify new opportunities for the new normal. 2. Creativity – …

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