Category: Speeches and Presentations

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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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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Economic Dialogue presentation on Innovation and Diversification

David made an online Innovation and Diversification presentation relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic for IPB University in Indonesia. He contributed as an expert international speaker to the 18th Hipotex Exhibition in Revolution (Hipotex-R) in October 2021. The following free online resources provide additional information relating to David’s Innovation and Diversification presentation: David’s TEDx Napoli talk …

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Science, Creativity and Business

David gave a lecture to students on the subject of ‘Science, Creativity and Business’ at the Summer Science School in Montenegro in August 2021. The event was organised by Prona, the Montenegrin Science Promotion Foundation and held at the Recreational Education Centre in Lovćen National Park. Professor Jovan Mirković, PhD, President of the Directors’ Board …

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Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Latin America

David delivered a module of an online course on Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Latin America for ALADI, the Latin American Association for Integration. He shared his experience and expertise to make a presentation about the keys to the success of SMEs in the creative industries and ICT. David has extensive experience of the creative industries …

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The Business of Fashion Design webinar

In partnership with Dexy Creation in Nigeria, David delivered a webinar on ‘The Business of Fashion Design’, plus an Instagram Live event on ‘How to Attract Paying Customers’ The webinar focused on how to make your fashion business even more successful. See the video of the webinar below. The Instagram Live event was an interactive …

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Financing Creativity Bootcamp

David was the guest speaker at a Financing Creativity bootcamp delivered by Creative England in June 2021. ‘Financing Creativity: How to Manage Your Money’ was a two day online bootcamp. The event delivered in depth, practical guidance on managing finances, tackling debt and planning for growth. This bootcamp helped participants who were: • thinking about setting …

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