Creative Lancashire’s Maker Development Business Surgeries

Do you have a creative business? Do you want to take it to the next level? Are you planning to be a creative entrepreneur?

If so, the Creative Step: Maker Development Business Support Surgeries is for you!

Creative Lancashire are offering creatives and makers the opportunity to receive one-to-one business support and advice to develop your creative career or enterprise. Our team of specialist advisors can provide practical and valuable advice in a number of areas, including; launching your creative career or business, responding to calls, commissions, marketing, finance and protecting your ideas with Jonathan Ball (Design Associate, V&A Dundeee), David Parrish (T-shirts & Suits), Heather Fox (Hopeful & Glorious), Intellectual Property Office, Digital Lancashire and others.

The range of specialist creative business support available from our advisors will include

  • Launching your creative career or business
  • Responding to calls, commissions
  • Completing applications for exhibitions and shows
  • Applying for grants and funding
  • How to best use web and social media for marketing
  • Producing great images for web and marketing
  • Routes to market & how to find your audience
  • Access to finance
  • Intellectual Property advice
  • Product development & prototyping of new ideas

In collaboration with the Creative Lancashire the Creative Step


To apply for one of the FREE surgery slots and to help us gain a better understanding of your current activity and business support needs, please download, complete and return the below application form to:

Fore more information and speaker biographies

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Download ‘surgery_application_form_nfm19.doc’

Venue: King Georges Hall, Northgate, BB2 1AA