Culture - Case Studies

Coventry City Council

Critical friendship and strategic guidance has helped creative entrepreneurs to:

  • Build professional development capacity for creative and operational staff
  • Deliver strategy and planning days; team development and confidence-building
  • Improve fundraising success and build relationships with investors
  • Re-position ideas, marketing messages and national influence
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Creative Merton

Consultation and analysis at a sector level enabled decision-makers to:

  • Interrogate data insights, perceptions and place-based story-telling
  • Better understand short, medium and long term economic needs
  • Communicate key messages and opportunities
  • Look different at long-standing problems and challenge assumptions
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Brighton Digital Festival

Careful and thorough review and analysis has helped major cultural institutions to:

  • Deepen and extend relationships with investors and partners
  • Review governance structures and frameworks
  • Adjust communications in-line with evidence of need
  • Better support stakeholders to engage and grow
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UK Arts BackPack

Creative and cultural industries leaders have used our research to:

  • Secure investment, develop frameworks and scale-up pilots
  • Make critical decisions on future viability and project design
  • Build and present cases for support in parliament and UK policy-makers
  • Build partnerships and establish sustainable networks
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UK Arts BackPack case study


Our collaborative events have enabled creative, cultural and tech businesses to:

  • Promote and champion innovation
  • Connect policy-makers with grassroots creative entrepreneurs
  • Debate critical issues of investment and sustainability on national platforms
  • Disseminate information and awareness to very large audiences

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