David gave a Creative Cities presentation and spoke on a panel to discuss Economic Development and Digital Transformation in Urban Environments at a conference in Transylvania in November 2023.
David was a conference speaker at the Urban Development Conference “The Future of Transylvanian Cities” held in Cluj-Napoca/Kolozsvár, Romania, organised by Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC).
In his Creative Cities presentation, and in answering questions from the moderator and the audience, David spoke about several matters, including:
– The free eBook version of his book ‘T-Shirts and Suits’.
– The Freemium business model.
– Creative Hubs in Europe and worldwide.
– His projects to help develop the creative industries in Taiwan.
– Creating 200+ jobs in Liverpool: The Creative Growth Initiative (with video).
– How creative and digital businesses are ‘invisible’ to many people.
– Precision Marketing, focusing on the right messages to the right customers.
– His marketing book: ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success’
Organisers of conferences and events say in their feedback that David inspires, enlightens and entertains their audiences. As a creative industries keynote speaker, David brings his own experience of working in the creative industries, along with success stories from his clients around the world to his speeches and presentations.
David has spoken about the Creative Industries at the European Commission in Brussels and the United Nations in Geneva.
As a creative industries expert, David’s speeches cover different aspects of creative business, including the Creative Economy, Marketing, International Business, Startups, the Digital Economy and Creativity.
David works with Universities around the world, giving university lectures, advising universities on curriculum development, delivering workshops and signing books for students. His various projects with universities around the world include the examples below, from countries as diverse as Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Estonia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom and Vietnam.
“Working with David is a true pleasure and an invaluable learning experience for anyone that wants expert, practical advice and insight into creative entrepreneurship and creative thinking in business.”
Nicole Brunnhuber. Professor of Intercultural Competence and Business Communication
Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany.