Social Enterprise Drive 2022

Buy, volunteer, work, start-up, invest in your region doing social good 

If you want to make a difference, find out more about buying from, volunteering with, working for or even starting  a social enterprise in our region! 

Social Enterprise Drive from Monday 6 June - Friday 10 June 2022 is a week of dynamic events organised by social enterprise development organisation iSE (Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs).  Each day aims to raise the profile of social enterprises with an array of exciting events, celebrating the sector and connecting individuals to businesses, new opportunities and to each other. Gain expert insights, join knowledge-based sessions and find out about opportunities to connect and collaborate, learning about what social enterprises do via a diverse programme of activity across the region. 

Find out more about the programme here and book your events on the iSE website.

Do you have a social idea and want to bring it to life? 

On Thursday 9 June why not join ‘Pitch Social’? If you have an idea to do social good, and seek funds to kick start the project, there is also an opportunity to pitch for £500 to create social change. Prepare a viable idea, then pitch for up to 5 mins, with the audience voting for their favourite. Winner takes home the prize fund to make it happen! Refreshments provided, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. This event (part of Social Enterprise Drive) is kindly supported by Gowling WLG and the School for Social Entrepreneurs with venue from the University of Birmingham (The Exchange).

Booking link for the Pitch Social event at The Exchange.

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