Conferences & Maker Training

Developing Creative Partnerships - Introductory Course

This training is for you if you are seeking or considering seeking business sponsorship for your organisation’s activities or specific projects.

Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

This ‘how-to’ guide to sponsorship will take you through the key steps to sponsorship from attracting a business to nurturing and developing long-lasting cultural and business partnerships. If you have little experience or just want a refresher on this area of fundraising, then this seminar is aimed to help you on your journey to sponsorship success. Peppered with sponsorship stories gathered from Arts & Business Scotland match funding programmes.


The course will be run online over 2 sessions taking place on the following dates:

Thursday 28 October, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 29 October, 9.30am – 12.30pm

The course will explore the following:

  • What is sponsorship?
  • The reasons why businesses sponsor arts and heritage
  • How to identify potential businesses
  • Understanding what businesses need from their sponsorships and cultural partners
  • How to build strong creative partnerships
  • True stories showing the power of business and cultural partnerships


Members - £80 + VAT

Non-Members - £100 + VAT

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