Welcome to Cultural Enterprises

Catch up on all the valuable commercial learning from the Cultural Enterprises Conference with the box set.

All 40+ sessions are now available to watch on demand featuring inspirational speakers from across the sector on all aspects of cultural income generation from retail, ecommerce and catering to sustainability, venue hire and visitor experience.

Grow Your Commercial Income

We provide unrivalled networking, shared skills and experience, training, events and digital content all designed to help you maximise commercial income.

Join Our Community

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

Events and Resources

Training & Resources

Our online Masterclasses, panel discussions, webinars and workshops are designed to help you and your teams maximise income for your organisation at this critical time. 

Increase your online income

Thruu.co.uk is our brand new ecommerce marketplace. We’re creating unique subscription gift boxes from the UK’s brightest and best cultural venues and opening up the market.

Virtual Talking Forums

2022 dates are now available for our popular Regional Talking Shops as well as the Talking eCommerce and Talking Venue groups – a chance to exchange expertise, ideas and experience.

An online training resource, free for all Membership Plus organisations, or available to buy individually for a small charge.

Online Training, On Demand

Free with Membership Plus

With 40 courses planned by 2022, the Cultural Enterprises Academy is an invaluable resource on best practice and commercial excellence.

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Courses on Income Generation

Featuring experts in the sector

Courses cover key areas in revenue generation including retail, ecommerce and publishing. Coming soon: catering, events & hire, PR, digital skills, marketing, and many more.

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CPD Accredited


Cultural Enterprises Academy courses are accredited by CPD (continued professional development), so you can be sure of their quality, independent advice, and transferability.

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