Welcome to Cultural Enterprises

Our programme of digitally delivered training is designed to generate creative thinking in the cultural sector, giving you the tools to maximise commercial income for your organisation.

  • Consolidate – make the most of your existing business
  • Create – develop new ways of generating income
  • Renew – build a business fit for the future

Take a look at what’s coming up

#SustainingCulture

Who Are We?

We support commercial excellence and help maximise income for hundreds of arts, cultural heritage organisations in the UK and around the world. Find out more

Why Join?

We provide unrivalled networking, shared skills and experience, training, events and digital content. Find out more and how to join

Survive and Thrive

Become a member, and everyone in your organisation can access member benefits

We’ll help you through Covid-19 and beyond

Events and Resources

Training Events

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. 

eCommerce Benchmarking

Our annual eCommerce Benchmarking Report is out now for members to access, allowing you to compare your online retail performance against others in the sector.

Virtual Talking Forums

These free events are a great opportunity to network with colleagues across the sector, sharing knowledge and best practice. Regional, national and topic-based groups available.

Cultural Enterprises Awards

See all the amazing winners of the Cultural Enterprises Awards 2021, showcasing the very best of creativity and success in cultural income generation across the sector.

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.

Find out more

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.

View current courses

Podcast

Free

The Cultural Enterprises Podcast features interviews, expert advice, case studies and experience from key figures across the cultural sector. Series 1 and 2 are available to listen to now.

Explore our series

Latest blogs

The Way Ahead: Financial Planning for the Culture Sector

Whilst it’s been a challenging 18 months for the cultural sector financially, cultural organisations have responded positively, seeking out new […]

Monetising Online Content – The Tank Museum and Patreon

Like all museums, we’ve dabbled in public fundraising before (with disappointing results), but thanks to this online membership platform we […]

What you need to do to get your team ready for reopening

Some employees may not be in the best place mentally, emotionally or physically to perform their duties With museums and […]

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