Starting A Creative Business

2 June 2011

Banks Mill

Banks Mill Studio supports creative businesses.

Given the current economic situation, is this really a good time to start a creative business? And if you do decide to go ahead, what sort of support is available?

The following free public event might provide these answers.

'Why Now Is The Best Time To Start A Creative Business' takes place on Thursday June 30 , from 6pm - 9pm, at Markeaton Street in Auditorium 4.

David James Ross, a trainer and mentor working with graduate and creative businesses, will be delivering the event.

At this event, David will argue that there are good reasons why now is the best time to get started on a creative business venture and why waiting for a different economic situation could be a big mistake. Current initiatives and support for the creative industries and business startup in the East Midlands will be outlined.

For example, in relation to the University, Banks Mill Studios is a business incubator in Derby that specialises in support for creative industries businesses.

To book your place at the event ring: 01332 594170 or email:

The University of Derby is proud to be part of Universities UK-led Universities Week, which is running from 13-19 June 2011. It will be getting involved with national activities highlighting the surprising links and relationships that universities have with the people and businesses in their local communities, of which this story is just one example.

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