Networking and Communication:
- Music, story telling, dance, heritage, public art, film, photography, crafts, culture.
- Locality groups, satellite hubs, events.
- Pulling assets together.
- Communicating throughout Moray.
A Business Development post whose job is to generate income, opportunities and long-term relationships.
- Current websites and social media sites.
- Current existing community organisations.
- USPs > whisky / food and drink, textiles, heritage, culture, crafts, businesses.
- Tourism providers > Moray Speyside Tourism / Visit Scotland.
- Themes & initiatives.
- Events & festivals.
· Partnerships between third sector and artists.
· This also needs to be about quality, not just money.
· Engagement with all of Moray, including the East.
· Support for corporate packages.
· A separate post > someone who specifically focuses upon linking business and the arts, promoting arts to fulfil corporate social responsibility. A post which focuses specifically upon generating money, opportunities and relationships in the long term, to give a level of sustainability beyond the 3 or 4 years of funding.
· The Place Partnership Coordinator to spread and exchange information, contacts and networks between all locations in Moray – Cullen, Rothes, Aberlour, Forres, Buckie, Keith, Elgin, Fochabers, etc.
· Support for creative businesses to increase creative job opportunities within the sector.
· Consultation and communication with businesses to find out how to demonstrate the value of the arts.
· Involvement of business enhanced creative association.
· Several disparate yet similar charities in eco/recycling sector want to support creative uses of scrap materials, but at present events are small, disconnected and need a shared space for art/techy people to mingle. E.g. Transition Town, T-Exchange, Reboot, Waste Watchers.
· Better communication between groups > less cliquey, break down barriers.
· Include other arts and cultural sectors! Bring together all types of artists.
· Continue Project Arts > this has demonstrated a thirst for involvement between artists and members of the community.
· Must address the lack of transport for young people.
· Links with NHS and Social Care to bring culture to health and wellbeing, and be able to win contracts for service provision.
· Explore “regular” business models, which could use profits to fund arts.
· Financial support is a wider conversation > Universal Basic Income.