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The Power of Pitching: proposing ideas to investors and funders


Date: Friday 17 December 2021,  10:30am-12pm

Location: To sign up to attend the FREE ONLINE event people just need to follow this Eventbrite link

Cost: Free


Join Kwesi Johnson for this workshop on how to amplify and focus your creative projects to attract partners and investors and become less reliant on public funding. Learn how to cut the waffle and put your best foot forward when pitching your creative ideas to stakeholders, collaborators, and potential investors.

Kwesi describes himself as a Cultural Omnivore. He’s the Creative Director of The Cultural Assembly and works at the intersection of the arts, creative industries, commercial real estate and community.  He has over 25 years of industry experience as a freelance dance and theatre practitioner to the Artistic Director and founder of former NPO, Kompany Malakhi and a graduate of the Institute of Leadership & Management via DENT. He has worked with the likes of The British Council, Vauxhall and The Olympic Conference and a progenitor of the now worldwide performance genre called Hip Hop Theatre.  He specialises in conceiving and creating online / offline events that are activated using augmented reality, the arts and the built environment. He’s interested in revitalising the high street using culture, creative technology and place making and currently developing a tourism app that connects culture, NFT’s, solar energy and augmented reality.