About this Speaker
Monica Davidson is an award-winning expert on the creative industries, who began her professional life as a freelance journalist and filmmaker. After informally helping hundreds of creatives to develop their business skills, Monica consolidated her experience by completing a Masters degree in Screen Arts and Business at AFTRS. Shortly after she was appointed as Australia’s first Creative Industries Business Advisor by the NSW Department of Industry. In 2015 Monica founded the social enterprise Creative Plus Business, an organisation dedicated to educating creative people about small business skills. The team have now worked with over 6,000 practitioners and businesses to help them become more entrepreneurial. In 2019 Monica won the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia award for being a Creative Trailblazer that “advocates, mentors, donates, educates and advises within Australia’s creative economy”.