Category: Strategy

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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upGrad Strategic Marketing Masterclass

David delivered a Strategic Marketing Masterclass hosted by upGrad in July 2021. The interactive masterclass included presentations from David on the following topics, followed by questions, answers and discussion: – A Strategic Approach to Marketing – Customer Centric Marketing His masterclass included examples from his own direct experience as an entrepreneur and marketer as well …

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How To Negotiate Higher Prices – online workshop

David delivered an online interactive workshop that explored various aspects of How To Negotiate Higher Prices For Your Products workshop in partnership with Spark Ideas. The three-hour workshop provided an opportunity to consider pricing policies from three different perspectives: calculating all costs to ensure breakeven or profit; the effect of pricing on customer perceptions; and …

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Lifestyle Businesses

Is it an insult or a compliment? In the world of venture capital it’s a derogatory term. Equity investors looking for a lucrative ‘exit’ look down their noses at them. I’m talking about “lifestyle businesses”. It’s a name used for enterprises that aren’t attractive to investors seeking super-profits. It’s a term used insultingly by venture …

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What is Creative Entrepreneurship – Masterclass with Creative Georgia

David presented a Masterclass on What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula at an online event in Georgia. The Masterclass, “What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula”, was organized by LEPL Creative Georgia in the frame of the British Council grant programme, “Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme”. David’s masterclass covered the following …

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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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