An Enterprising Future
The event will bring together social enterprise start-ups and VCO organisations looking to move to a social enterprise model within children and young people's services. As well as hearing from inspirational speakers and learning about issues facing the sector, the event will provide you with a forum in which you can learn new skills, develop your business acumen, and better understand the social enterprise model. The event will take you on a journey through setting up a social enterprise, starting with a plenary session and introduction to the business model, and then breaking off into workshops, one-to-one surgeries, and networking sessions.
- Opening plenary: How do social enterprises do it? Speakers include David Tyler, Community Matters (Chair) and Peter Holbrook, Social Enterprise UK
- Workshops: Business planning, accessing and securing finance, winning public sector contracts, evaluating impact
- One-to-one surgeries: A limited number of 30 minute sessions with business experts will be available during the day
- Networking sessions: Break-out networking opportunities with social enterprise leaders
Attendees: This event is open to members of Social Enterprise UK, Community Matters, Children England, NCVYS, NAVCA or the Race Equality Foundation
Cost: Free for voluntary, community and social enterprise sector attendees who are members of the above organisations (cancellations within 10 working days and no-shows will be charged an administrative fee of £30).
£75 for non-members.
Time and date: 10.30-16.30, 10 November 2011, Islington, London