How does ‘The Match’ add social value?

Network Centre has brokered a small knowledge exchange project between QMUL Reader in Management Practice / Deputy Director of Education, Patrick McGurk, and local Hackney based enterprise, Echo (economyofhours.com) to analyse the social value of its project, The Match. Echo is a network which connects community projects, many of them within the creative industries, and […]

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Mapping Service Ecosystems for Creative Workspaces

Venue: QMUL
Date: 21-01-2020
Time: 12:30

A collaborative lunchtime workshop exploring key roles and services within creative workspaces led by Network Senior Research Fellow, Davi Nakano, on the occasion of his visit from Brazil. Places are free but limited. Please follow the link to Eventbrite to book a place. The workshop aims to identify existing services and explore potential actors that […]

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A self-assessment framework for Creative Hubs in Thailand

The Director and the Deputy-Director of Network recently visited Bangkok to undertake work in Partnership with the British Council on the development of a self-assessment framework for Creative Hubs in Thailand. Their aim was to support the desire of Hubs systematically to assess their own strengths, weaknesses, impacts, and opportunities and to do so within […]

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Hubs for Good- A blog post from British Council

Dr Tarek Virani was invited to give a keynote, which specifically looked at the role creative hubs play in creative economy, on 11 March 2019 in Malaysia. Please check the link to read the post from the British Council at: https://creativeconomy.britishcouncil.org/blog/19/05/21/hubs-good-southeast-asia-creative-hubs-forum/ Photo courtesy of the British Council

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Art spaces and creative clusters in Singapore

Venue: City, University of London Northampton Square Room A130, College Building
Date: 04-06-2019
Time: 17:00

Dr. Tarek Virani will be joining with Dr. Su Fern Hoe (Singapore Management University) and Dr. Jenny Mbaye (City, University of London) for a discussion session on creative clusters/hubs. The session will shed light on the emergence of creative placemaking as an urban cultural policy and the ensuing implications for local arts practice. Please do […]

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Effective Target Market Strategy and Social Media Content Management for a Creative Entrepreneurial Company

SME partnerFrou Frou Days Research TeamDr Nima Heirati (mentor), Cara-Jayne Smithson and Charles John David Kennedy-Markham (UG students) Project DescriptionFrou Frou Days (FFD) offers bespoke decor services for private celebrations (i.e. birthday, anniversary, and wedding) as well as corporate parties and charity events. FFD s is all about spreading the joy of parties to make […]

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