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Creative Mentoring by The Big Idea

Everyone's journey in the creative industry is unique and filled with challenges that require specialised support. The Big Idea gets it - and is here to help make that journey a little less lonely.

Whether you want to grow your business, develop leadership skills, gain practical advice, or build your presence in the market -  our Creative Mentoring Programme is specifically designed to support your aspirations.

Why Choose Us?

Unmatched Expertise and Network

With more than two decades of championing the creative community under our belt, TBI has built a vast network of mentors across all creative fields in Aotearoa. 

We offer unparalleled access to industry insiders and professional growth opportunities. Our programme isn't just about mentoring; it's a gateway to invaluable networking and a supportive community. It's a portal into a community that stretches far beyond the programme itself. 

Our new programme builds upon the success of our previous offerings, including the highly acclaimed Toipoto programme and the launch of The Learning Network. It marks a significant evolution in our mission to support and elevate the creative community in Aotearoa.

Tailored Matchmaking

We know that every creative professional has unique needs and we specialise in matching you with the 

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perfect mentor to help you reach your goals. Sometimes if complex topics need to be covered we can utilise a range of specialist mentors depending on your goals. 

Our managed mentoring process ensures a high-quality, impactful experience, providing support every step of the way.

Flexible and Inclusive

We cater to all individuals within the creative industries, offering three distinct programme tiers to suit different needs and durations. 

Our Programme Tiers

Our 3 Month Programme 

Perfect for those seeking quick, targeted support to navigate immediate challenges or opportunities.

Cost: $1,750

Includes: Assessing individual needs/goals, identifying and matching mentors, setup and admin, and ongoing support.


Our 6 Month Programme 

Ideal for creatives looking for more in-depth development in business, leadership, or product/service creation.

Cost: $3,000

Includes: All features of Option A, with additional mentor hours and extended support for deeper engagement.

Join Our Community

With a large pool of potential mentors and a history of successful mentorships, TBI offers expert guidance and a platform to become a mentor and give back to the community. We believe in the power of shared knowledge and the impact of collective growth.

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Getting Started

Contact us to join our Creative Mentoring Programme or for more information. Let TBI be your partner in navigating the creative industry's challenges and opportunities.

Elevate your creative career today with TBI's tailored mentoring programme.


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