Business Events

Hear business people talk at our creative training event about how they have used the arts to motivate and engage their staff. 

  • Creative Training Demonstration


    Lyric Theatre

    At this workshop style event, professional artists from local arts companies including Replay Theatre Company, Beat Carnival, Seacourt Print Workshop and Bounce Culture will demonstrate their arts-based training processes and discuss the tangible business benefits they produce, such as developing communication and presentation skills; leadership development; problem solving; teambuilding and vocal coaching. Arts based training will explore culture and identity; visioning; change management and innovation processes while improving your staff's health and wellbeing. 

    This event will take place on 8 September, 12.30pm to 2pm in the Lyric Theatre, to book your place email Sarah Mackey at

  • Introduction to Board Membership


    Arts & Business NI Offices

    The role of a Board Member is a complex one. There are many responsibilities that go with accepting a Board placement however not all new Board Members are made fully aware of what those responsibilities are, or how they can make a positive contribution. This Introduction to Board Membership course introduces new Board Members and those who would like a refresher, to their roles and responsibilities and to current good practice. The cost of the training course is £25 + VAT for members and lunch will be included.

    This event will take place on 21 September, 1pm to 5pm in the Arts & Business NI Offices, to book your place email Kate Livingston at

  • For Board Members & Cultural Leaders – Volunteer Fundraising Board – Godsend or God Help Us!


    James Street South

    Guest speaker Jennifer Coleman, Director of Development at the Institute of Imagination, formerly Head of Volunteer Board Fundraising at the NSPCC. She is a bit of an evangelist about charities working with volunteers to enable them to make the greatest possible difference for their cause. She also knows that volunteers and volunteer boards can be a drain on resources if not managed well. Come hear her share her hard-won experience in this field!

    This event will take place on 19 October, 4.30pm to 6pm in the Private Dining Room at James Street South, to book your place email Kate Livingston at

More on us elsewhere...

Our Funders & Partners

Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.