Welcome to Cultural Enterprises

Year of Digital 2021

We provide training and networking to help you maximise commercial income for your organisation.

Our new digitally delivered events programme is designed to help you consolidate, create and renew:

  • 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 our digital events programme


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. 

Virtual Talking Shops

Our free Virtual Talking Shops are a great way to network with other venues in your area, sharing knowledge and best practice. Book your next meeting now.

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.

Employment Resources

If you’re looking for work in the cultural sector, add your CV to our Talent Pool and check our Job Board regularly. If you’re recruiting, job advertising is currently free of charge.

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

Latest blogs

Boost your income from image licensing sales

Secondary licensing can be a valuable source of income, so it is important not to give up those rights Many […]

Getting started on TikTok – a quick guide for museums

Like all good social media management, it’s just about experimenting, adjusting and being genuinely end-user focussed Back in late 2020, […]

Natural History Museum launches childrenswear collaboration with John Lewis

As well as a fantastic opportunity to align our brand with respected retail names; this also allows us to connect […]

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