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Cultural Enterprises Conference

Glasgow, 2-3 March 2022

The Cultural Enterprises Conference features two days of inspirational talks across all areas of cultural income generation, as well as great networking opportunities and our design-led Trade Show.

Why Join Cultural Enterprises?

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

Thrive Beyond Covid-19

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

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. 

Museum Shop Sunday

Join over 1,600 cultural venues worldwide on 28 November 2021 to celebrate Museum Shop Sunday with special events and promotions highlighting the vital role of cultural retail.

Cultural Enterprises Awards

Our prestigious Awards celebrate excellence in cultural income generation. There are 12 award categories showcasing individual and team talent, creativity and resilience.

Find a Supplier

Browse our directory for suppliers of unique gifts, homewares, books, clothing, accessories and more, as well as ePos, ticketing, retail and catering solutions.

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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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

Rising to the Challenge

Locking the main doors of Beamish Museum is a job that I do at the end of every working day, […]

Turning Challenges into Opportunities

With so few visitors and so many venues to choose from, your visitors have chosen yours, which means they have […]

The Cultural Café Revolution

Cafés and other places to eat, drink and socialise have long been an essential component of a museum’s visitor experience […]

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