Category: Speeches and Presentations

Change Maker Connect Discussion

David led a Change Maker Connect discussion on creative entrepreneurship, in partnership with In Place of War (IPOW) on Monday 22 February at 2021 17:00 GMT. This free Change Maker Connect online event was open to anyone. Participants discussed these and other questions with David and others at the event: How can we combine our …

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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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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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Synergy Online Forum: “Creativity in a Crisis”

David spoke in August 2020 at the international Synergy Online Forum on the subject of “Creativity in a Crisis”. Synergy Global organizes massive, top-notch business forums, workshops, and seminars worldwide, presenting our guests with world famous expertise in the fields of business, science, sport, and art. In his speech to Synergy Online Forum, David spoke …

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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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Tunisia event online: Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis

David gave a presentation on Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis for cultural, creative and digital enterprises in Tunisia. The event was organised and hosted by the Tunisian Startups Association with support from GIZ. “David’s webinar for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) cultural and creative entrepreneurs was very informative. We are grateful that …

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