Welcome to Cultural Enterprises

We are delighted to announce Seeds of Change, a brand new £10,000 prize fund designed to support sustainable initiatives within the cultural sector.

Seeds of Change will support projects that make a measurable difference to the way the sector approaches income generation, putting sustainability at the heart of creative decision making.

Booking is now open for the 2024 Cultural Enterprises Conference and Trade Show – a must attend event for two big reasons:

It will help you make more money with practical experience, actions and inspiration to grow and develop your income streams.

We’re offering a special Early Bird Member Rate of just £299 per person. Don’t delay – book early as this special rate will not last!

Entries are now open for the Cultural Enterprises Awards 2024 – celebrating the best in cultural income generation and the people who make it happen.

Our prestigious Awards recognise talent, innovation and creativity across all areas of commercial activity.

Enter now and celebrate your achievements!

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Become a member and everyone in your organisation can access member benefits including online training and exclusive resources.

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Training and Networking

Our Masterclasses and other training and networking events are designed to help you and your teams grow your commercial skills, develop new contacts and maximise income for your organisation.

Arts & Culture Podcast

Our new podcast Arts & Culture features exclusive behind the scenes insights from museums, galleries and heritage sites around the UK. Join us as we discover innovation and best practice in the sector.

Find a Supplier

Browse our supplier directory for unique gifts and homewares, clothing and jewellery, books, cards, prints, toys, stationery and much more, as well as consultants and commercial services.

An online training resource, CPD accredited and FREE to all Members

Online, On Demand

With more than 40 courses, the Cultural Enterprises Academy is an invaluable resource on best practice and commercial excellence.

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Expert Training

Courses cover key areas in revenue generation including retail, ecommerce, publishing, catering, events & venue hire, digital, business skills and more.

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CPD Certified

All Cultural Enterprises Academy courses are CPD certified so you can be sure of their quality, independent advice, and transferability.

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