If you are a currently trading existing business which includes freelancers/sole traders doing business in London, you are eligible to receive 12 hours of FREE business support! (N.B. Sorry start-ups are not eligible).
Creative Futures offers:
- an unprecedented variety of FREE business support
- access to some of London’s most dynamic creative networks
- tools and resources to gain the competitive edge
Members get free access to:
- business-to-business networking
- one-to-one consultancy
- specialist technology seminars and demonstrations
- the latest information and advice on climate change and environmental issues for your business
If you are a re-developing an existing business model, designing a new product or service, making your business environmentally sustainable, seeking new markets, wanting to improve existing performance, or looking for investment capital, Creative Futures might be able to help.
Sign up here!
To be eligible you must be an established, trading creative industries business or sole trader within the London area in order to receive free business support in the form of events, workshops, and many fantastic discounts on bespoke business support programmes. Membership is FREE! All that is required of you to access this business support program is your commitment to complete at least 12 hours of business support over the next three years. Once you’ve signed up we will put you in touch with the appropriate Creative Futures partner that will. You can apply here for free registration.
Join the Creative Futures Network
If you have skills, experience and services to offer our network of over 800 creative businesses and entrepreneurs, you can create an account on this website to upload and promote your own events and projects, and receive updates and opportunities from your peers.
Creative Futures Partnership
Portobello Business Centre:
Portobello Business Centre is an award winning business development agency that will provide Creative Futures participants a range of courses, free access to key business tools, sound advice and one-on-one consultancy related to e-commerce, fashion, music, intellectual property, marketing and food/beverage services.
Julie’s Bicycle is a not-for-profit company helping a variety of music and theatre businesses cut greenhouse gas emissions. Participants in Creative Futures will receive consultation on how to implement a green-based business model as well as access to specialized green-based networks like London Green Theatres.
MusicTank is a business development network for the UK music industry that will provide participants in Creative Futures with a wealth of knowledge to navigate the ever changing music industry as well as access to a variety of courses, workshops and seminars.
Porobello Film Festival:
Portobello Film Festival is one of the UK’s leading film festivals which will provide participants in Creative Futures who are aspiring filmmakers free entry to the bi-annual London Film Makers Convention in September and May to screen their films to a large community of film makers, network with industry leaders, attend cutting edge workshops and seminars.
New Media Knowledge:
New Media Knowledge is a knowledge hub managed by the Westminster Business School. Creative Futures participants will receive access to knowledge transfer partnerships related to digital and social media within creative industries.