Bristol Creative Industries Mastermind group for agency leaders

BCI Workshop



9th Sep 2022

Oct 2022


Oct 2023


TAKE YOUR AGENCY UP TO THE NEXT LEVEL. Gain momentum, resolve and focus to achieve your goals, with the support, accountability and insight of GYDA experts and like-minded peers.

GYDA Masterminds are regular, growth centric workshops for agency leaders, where;

  • Groups are facilitated by an expert agency coach*
  • Agendas are set by group members
  • We hold you accountable by checking on progress and agreeing actions going forward
  • There is a consistent and regular program structure that ensures the focus is on achieving results
  • It’s all about peer-to-peer learning combined with our knowledge of what the best agencies do
  • Belong to a tight-knit group of like-minded individuals
  • Create a safe harbour where you can share your dreams and your fears: all of them

*All GYDA coaches are agency founders who now help other agency leaders to build and grow better

You can find more info here.

What they’ll cover: 

It’s a 12 month programme where the agenda is set by you and your fellow BCI members, given the challenges and opportunities you’re facing right now.

However, the following key themes are common conversations in all GYDA Masterminds:

  • How to create a solid vision, strategy and plan to grow the agency
  • How to develop an effective marketing strategy
  • How to recruit and retain the best talent
  • How to increase profitability
  • How to regain time and control of the agency
  • How to systematise the business to run without its founders
  • How to position the agency, to create a point of differentiation and to attract more, high quality leads
  • How to define KPIs, monitor and track them
  • How to make better, smarter decisions
  • How to implement OKRs
  • …plus a whole lot more

What you get:

12 months rolling membership of a dedicated BCI & GYDA Mastermind LIVE, which includes;

  • 4 X 1-2-1 coaching sessions
  • 3 X Mastermind days in Bristol
  • 1 X strategy workshop (1.5 days) in Bristol
  • 4 X 1/2 day traction check-in sessions (online)
  • Roundtables every month
  • Expert-led masterclasses or Q&As every month
  • Templates, worksheets, downloads and member exclusive resources
  • ‘Members Only’ Slack group
  • Annual conference

You can find more information about the GYDA LIVE Mastermind here.

When and how much?

£349 + VAT per month (payable annually in advance, or monthly on receipt of invoice) for 12 months

  • Kick off: dinner & drinks on 25th October 2022 @ 18:30 (venue tbc)
  • 1st Mastermind session: 26th October 2022 08:30-16:30 (then every 3 months, dates TBC)
  • 1st traction session: Late November 2022 (date TBC)
  • 1st coaching session: December 2022 (then every 3 months)
  • Monthly roundtable, masterclasses and Q&As: schedule shared via iCal on sign-up

Who it’s aimed at? 

These Mastermind sessions are exclusively for BCI members and are aimed at agency leaders (founders, shareholders, directors) with teams of 6-40 employees*.

* Cohorts are organised by agency headcount and your fellow Mastermind members will run businesses that are similar in size to your own. This ensures the conversation within the room is always relevant.

Key outcomes

Each member has different goals, different challenges and different opportunities.

That being said, our members typically;

  • Run better, more profitable businesses
  • Develop an agency culture which helps to attract and retain the best talent
  • Have more free time to do the things they enjoy
  • Have a ton of fun along the way

How to register

To register or find out more, please email [email protected]


About Bristol Creative Industries

Bristol Creative Industries is the membership network that supports the region's creative sector to learn, grow and connect, driven by the common belief that we can achieve more collectively than alone. 

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