Specialist business advisor to the creative industries David Parrish will deliver a free talk on creativity and business at the iMuseum, Douglas on Thursday 30th January.
Through his theme, T-Shirts and Suits, David offers simple advice on how creative individuals can develop more opportunities for themselves. His approach to business development combines creatively talented people (“T-Shirts”) with smart entrepreneurial thinking (“Suits”).
Internationally recognised as a creative industries management consultant, David is author of the highly-acclaimed book and eBook ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’. The book is a guide specifically written and designed for entrepreneurs in the creative, digital and cultural industries.
David has spoken at conferences worldwide presenting to entrepreneurs and business support organisations in the creative, digital and cultural industries, including Korea Creative Economy Forum, the Industrias Creativas Conference in Chile and the Shanghai Creative Industry Week.
Mike Reaney, Business Development Manager for Film and Creative Industries at the Department of Economic Development, said:
‘With the Isle of Man celebrating Island of Culture 2014, David’s visit is very timely. The Island is packed with talented, creative people and David’s advice will be invaluable for them. The talk should also interest ICT professionals, lawyers and accountants and will be a great opportunity to get inspired by new kinds of products and services.’
T-Shirts and Suits will run from 6pm to 8pm at the iMuseum, Kingswood Road Douglas on Thursday 30th January. Entry is free but spaces are limited. Seats are reserved on a first come, first served basis. To reserve your seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 687173.