Welcome to Cultural Enterprises

Cultural Enterprises Conference 24-27 May 2021

The Cultural Enterprises Conference 2021 is now open for booking. Bringing the sector together again, this time on our dynamic and intuitive digital platform on 24 – 27 May 2021.

Including a personalised experience, interactive Trade Show, live conversations and networking events.


Who Are We?

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

Why Join?

We provide unrivaled networking, shared skills & 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 and workshops are designed to help you and your teams navigate the new normal and boost income for your organisation at this critical time. 

Digital Conference

Bookings are now open for the Cultural Enterprises Digital Conference on 24-27 May, bringing the sector together for four days of practical learning and live networking.

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.

Find a Supplier

Browse our supplier listings by category to source unique gifts and homewares, latest trends, bespoke design ideas and useful inspiration for your new products and ranges.

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



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

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