Business Support Programmes
Establishing or growing a creative jewellery or silversmithing business can be daunting. That’s why we offer a range of business incubation and growth courses and events to support graduates, jewellery brands and industry entrepreneurs to grow successful businesses in the goldsmithing trade.
No matter whether you are just starting out, have a gap in your knowledge or aspire to take the next step, our expert mentors and industry speakers at the Goldsmiths’ Centre will help you to develop your entrepreneurial skills.
For recent graduates.
Have you graduated in this past 5 years from a Precious Metal course? Getting Started is an intensive week-long business taster programme for up to 30 delegates equipping you with an understanding of the skills needed to run a business or move on in your career. Free to attend. Delivered by the Goldsmiths’ Centre and supported by the Goldsmiths’ Company. Read more
For emerging businesses (0 – 3 years)
Setting Out is designed for early stage start-ups who are looking to set up their own creative businesses or plan their next career move. Over the year this full-time business incubation programme provides you with the physical space, mentoring support and time to get your ideas off the ground. £299/per month Read more
For aspiring and established businesses
Our new Business Growth short courses offer you the knowledge to develop your business to the next level. Led by experts in the industry, these modular short courses are specifically tailored to the needs of the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries and cover topics ranging from pricing your work to identifying the right sales channels. Read more
For aspiring or established businesses
Start to make your creative connections and attend our Creative Links talk series by joining our free membership today. With high calibre guest speakers and a platform to meet others in the trade, our fascinating talks cover all aspects of running a business from taking the right photography to improving your social media presence. Read more