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Creative Export Programme

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Creative Export Programme

Reach international markets with the Cultivator Creative Export Programme

Tuesday 6th November – workshop 1 (09:00 – 13:00)

Introduction to Internationalisation your business, getting set for selling overseas

Tuesday 4th December – workshop 2 (09:00 – 13:00)

Next steps to Internationalisation and Action Planning for export

Monday 7th January– workshop 3: (09:00 – 13:00)

Using digital platforms to internationalise your business

There is a world of opportunities to develop your creative business and reaching out to grab them doesn’t need to be scary if you have the right support.

Learn how to begin to reach audiences in Europe and beyond with the Cultivator Creative Export Programme delivered by Business West.

One of the only programmes like this in the UK, the programme offers a set of 3 export development workshops, supported by expert international trade advisers and one to one support; helping you to develop your own export action plan to kick-start your creative business in reaching overseas markets.

By joining this unique programme, you will learn how to develop your business offer for markets overseas and develop an export action plan ready to apply for Cultivators one-off export bursary. In addition, as we understand each creative business is unique, everyone able to complete the workshops will be also offered one to one support from an expert Business West international trade adviser; and the opportunity to attend sector specific cluster workshops which every few months, will focus on a different sector.

If you have ever thought about selling online into other countries or getting your creations in-front of new audiences – this bespoke introductory course is for you.

Through comprehensive, bite-sized workshops and guidance our experts will support you as you develop your step by step approach to gaining customers from overseas.

Global B2C eCommerce sales are set to hit $1.5 trillion USD by 2020; can you afford to miss out?

What can I expect if I sign up?

This three-day programme has been designed for creative companies of all shapes and sizes; from visual artists and designer-makers, who are complete export beginners, to digital designers, filmmakers, theatre producers who might already be selling services overseas via online marketplaces and want to expand their horizons by finding more customers overseas.

Our export experts have extensive hands-on experience in supporting companies in getting their products and services overseas, helping to achieve international success in Europe and beyond.

By joining this programme you will receive;

  • 3 bespoke workshops introducing you to the fundamentals of selling your products and /or services to international audiences.
  • 1-1 support from a Business West International Adviser for up to 12 hours to develop an export action plan
  • Sector-specific cluster workshops to learn from your peers
  • Export Bursary – all attendees of the 3 workshops will have the opportunity to apply for an export bursary. These bursaries will be open for application twice a year.

How do I book?

You must book your place on this course through Eventbrite.

Creative Kernow

Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following nine projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity’s transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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