Connect to industry-leaders and gain exclusive access to training and networks with Creative Enterprise: designed to grow your business.


Creative Enterprise is bringing together companies who work in moving image for storytelling, spanning film and television, games and technology, to build meaningful connections and create opportunities for business growth.

Through exclusive events and bespoke workshops led by industry leaders and mentors, Creative Enterprise will provide expertise and training to futureproof the next generation of moving image companies. 

Creative England is a national body with experience in growing businesses through programmes of bespoke support, investing in over 350 companies across film, technology and games. We truly understand creative business and we help them by providing a combination of tailored investment and support to develop new business models, deliver products and services and take risks on innovation. 

Creative Enterprise has been developed with National Lottery funding from the BFI, to make the moving image sector sustainable through creating new business opportunities through training and building of networks, whilst growing and scaling existing businesses.

Creative Enterprise is an ongoing national programme, email creativeenterprise@creativeengland.co.uk for enquiries, and register here to be kept up to date with exclusive networking events, workshops, and access to industry-leading expertise. 


Mentoring and Consultancy Support

Creative Enterprise’s Mentoring and Consultancy Support is a simple programme of subsidised one-on-one support to help you move your business forward. Creative Enterprise will pay up to £2500 to subsidise the cost of working with an expert to provide advice or support to your company.

Check the Mentoring and Consultancy Support Guidelines and FAQs to see if your business is eligible and apply here.


Upcoming Events

Creative Enterprise will be holding workshops and networking events across the country, register your interest by emailing creativeenterprise@creativeengland.co.uk to join the invite list.


September

Wednesday 20th September 2018 – Leading your business to action (Bristol) 

Expert leadership training led by Adrian Green, MD of Pressure Point, and former creative agency executive and international athlete, and Mark Edwards, business consultant, trainer and arts journalist.

Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th September 2018 - BBC Encounters adaptive short stories workshop


October 

Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - One-to-one business support surgeries (York Mediale, York) 

One-to-one business support surgeries for moving image practitioners and an opportunity to meet the experts at Continue Conference.

Thursday 18th October 2018 – Networking Masterclass (Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire) 

Learn how to become a confident and charismatic networker, followed by an industry networking evening to put the learning into practice.


November 

Saturday 17th November 2018 – Creative Enterprise Networking Drinks (Norwich Film Festival, Norwich) 


February & March 

Thursday 7th February & Thursday 7th March 2019 – Mini MBA: Translate business strategy into business performance (Birmingham) 

Two-day course led by Melanie Eusebe, strategic transformation consultant, contributor on the BBC and Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School. Please note you must be available to attend both days of this workshop to register.

Thank you to players of the National Lottery, for helping good causes such as those within the creative industries #LotteryFunded