Cultural and Creative Business Support – Request for Quotation
To support growth for creative and cultural businesses in Merton.
Cultural and Creative Business Support Merton
79400000-8 – Business and management consultancy and related services
Objectives of this project To support growth for creative and cultural businesses in Merton by delivering the following in ways which meet the specific needs of the sector: • creating useful and well attended networking opportunities which meet practitioners and business’s needs • enabling or delivering training in key business skills including but not restricted to costing, financial management, sourcing funding/investment, sales, collaboration and intellectual property protection • identifying assessing and developing strategies to meet practitioner and business needs which support growing their commercial capacity • developing methods and opportunities to make such networking and skills development self-sustaining through (for example) sponsorship or membership • exploring the opportunities for physical spaces and venues to enable practitioner collaboration, access to equipment and other ambitions put forward by the sector Deliverables required by the consultant • a programme of events between appointment and July 2020 which supports the networking and skills development objectives • regular reporting to the Cultural Advisory Group on progress including attendance at events • a report to the Merton Cultural Advisory Group in February 2020 which can then be discussed in connection with the programmed VR/AR Festival in March 2020 considering ambitions and opportunities for physical spaces and venues • a report to the Merton Cultural Advisory Group by April 2020 considering making these activities self-sustaining • a final report to the Merton Cultural Advisory group in July 2020 on the programme of events.
Region(s) of supply
Outer London – South
Support, Merton, Diversity, Creative, Business, Cultural
Estimated contract dates
London Borough of Merton