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Your BOP Newsletter - September

Staff retention and Brexit among the biggest challenges facing UK's cultural and visitor attractions

‚ÄčOur newsletter features our favourite new articles on culture and the creative economy, as selected by the BOP team. You can subscribe here.

Staff retention, Brexit and other challenges facing UK’s cultural and visitor attractions

We launch our study of operations and visitor experience practices in partnership with the VE:Forum.

1. Creative Enterprise across the globe

What the music industry reveals about economics (The Economist)

Capitalising on creativity: Can Caribbean creative talent spur economic growth? (IDB)

Culture in trade: New study on European and Caribbean exchange [Report] (UNESCO)

Female voices: A gender imbalance continues in reporting on the Creative Industries (Nesta)

Colombia wants to be known for its creative economy even more than its coffee (The Fast Company)

2. New business models for cultural heritage

Revitalising Chengdu’s cultural heritage (BOP)

Accessible museums: using technology to open the doors (Blooloop)

Are attacks on private philanthropy killing American museums? (Bloomberg)

The emerging role of private donors in the preservation of cultural heritage (CNA)

How international working can support the heritage sector at home [Report] (BOP)

3. Cultural impact

The unlikely rise of book fairs in the Gulf (The Economist)

Hitting the right notes in the Midlands: Our impact study [Report] (BOP)

How international art showcasing promotes trade, investment and tourism [Report] (CPD)

Festivals transform cities: this is how they make space for marginal people & cultures (The Conversation)

4. Best of The Blog

How cultural organisations raise money

Music and development of young people

World cities respond to our climate emergency

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