Damian Baetens, Director at Transmit Consulting, delivers the Prosper programme for Creative United.

Prosper logoProsper is Creative United's business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries.

Prosper delivers impactful business support activities to improve resilience, commercial capacity and investment readiness. Masterclasses, workshops and webinars crafted and delivered by industry experts will cover a range of support areas.

70 creative and cultural organisations from England have been chosen onto the programme. Damian is currently working with two clients, helping them commercialise new revenue opportunities.

Festival of ThriftThe first is the Festival of Thrift in Tees Valley. The free festival is a big weekend of activities designed for all the family, showing you how to save money, be environmentally savvy and live a rich and creative life. Leading and emerging artists, demonstrations, stalls, talks & workshops offering thrifty advice, tips and tricks as well as innovative tasty food and drink.

NYMAZThe second client is NYMAZ is a youth music development charity which champions the transformative potential of music for children and young people in North Yorkshire and beyond. They deliver high-quality music-making activities across North Yorkshire to those in challenging circumstances, including rural isolation. NYMAZ is committed to strengthening the sector through workforce development, building strategic partnerships and advocating for the benefits of participatory music.

Those not chosen onto the Prosper programme can still access Prosper masterclasses, workshops and webinars. These training sessions will take place across England. For more information on the workshops visit the Creative United website.