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- 21 May 14
Tom Fleming speaking at Digital R&D for the Arts, Scotland
The Digital R&D for the Arts Symposium - to be held in Edinburgh - is a major event to explore the development needs of and opportunities for the sector in Scotland. It is a critical time for review and future-thinking - as the Nesta and Creative Scotland Digital R&D for the Arts Programme draws to a close.
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy were evaluation and learning partners to the Programme. Tom will reflect on the development needs of the sector and ask if digital is the core issue or a proxy for other agendas in the arts such as innovation, sustainability and growth.
- 16 May 14
Tom Fleming keynote speaker at the conference 'New Sources of Business Competitiveness and Territorial Development', Tomar, Portugal
NERSANT, the Business Association of the Region of Santarem, is holding a major symposium to explore strategic priorities for economic development, innovation and culture. This is to generate partnership-driven priorities in advance of the next round of European structural funds. The event will be held in Tomar, a lovely historical city.
Tom will talk about the ecologies of business development in the creative and wider knowledge sectors. This is as part of our growing portfolio of activities in Portugal and southern Europe, where we are involved in a number of creative economy and cultural planning activities.
- May 15 14
Tom Fleming keynote speaker at CENTRES final conference on Creative Entrepreneurialism in Schools, Brussels, Belgium
This half day conference marks the end of CENTRES - an international network programme bringing together partners in eight European countries to explore approaches to Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools. This important event will share the findings of the international pilots and launch a series of policy recommendations for entrepreneurship education in the future.
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy is innovation partner to CENTRES - offering advice, critical thinking and reflections on best practice. Tom Fleming will explore the relevance of creative entrepreneurship in schools, describe the merits of the CENTRES programme, and introduce ideas for 'what next'.
- 08 May 14
Dragon Hall - Making a Step Change. Feasibility Study and Business Plan, Norwich, UK
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned to develop a Feasibility Study and Business Plan for Dragon Hall - a Grade 1 listed building and cultural venue in Norwich.
Dragon Hall was a Medieval trading hall dating from 1420. It currently operates as a heritage museum, cultural venue and community hub. It is a key feature in the King Street cultural quarter - a fast-changing area of Norwich.
Our role will be to explore how Dragon Hall can develop a role as a dynamic centre for cultural and associated commercial activities. This will major on opportunities to generate revenue and establish long-term sustainability.
This is the latest in our growing portfolio of projects focusing on organisational development, new business models and sustainability.
- 06 May 14
A Creative Economy Briefing: Nigeria
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy (TFCC) has been commissioned to develop a creative economy briefing gazette on Nigeria for the SAE Institute of Creative Media Education.
SAE is the world's largest practical creative media educator with 54 campuses in 26 countries and an expanded course portfolio in creative media technologies with a strong tradition of practical application and industry recognition. It is expanding its operations in emergent markets and our work is to brief SAE on opportunities for creative and media education provision in Nigeria.
TFCC has been working in Nigeria for several years - shaping strategic thinking and sector development. SAE is keen to explore how it can make a difference in this fast-growing creative market.