Category: Strategy

Export Readiness Workshops

David will design and deliver five online export readiness workshops in partnership with the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), The export readiness workshops are part of the Technovation Social Capacity Building Journey. David will share his expertise and experience of export readiness focusing on the topics below, using examples from his work around …

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Theatre Entrepreneurship Workshop for ICTheatre

David delivered an online workshop about Theatre Entrepreneurship for final year students at the Institute for Contemporary Theatre (ICTheatre). His workshop focused on creative entrepreneurship, specifically how practitioners can use theatre entrepreneurship to develop their careers, enterprises and organisations. David shared his professional expertise and international experience with students in the interactive workshop. Topics included: …

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Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta

David delivered online workshops for artists and creatives about Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta in January and June 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 sessions discussed artists’ objectives and personal definitions of ‘success’ before moving …

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Business Innovation and Culture

David gave an online lecture on Business Innovation and Culture to students in May 2023. He was invited by Munich University of Applied Sciences to make a presentation to masters degree students. David’s talk on Business Innovation and Culture included: – How to use both a-Creativity and i-Creativity in the context of innovation – How …

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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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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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