The Social Enterprise Festival will take place across City, University of London over two days, 14th and 15th of February.
Please register below according to your preferred day or event
Day 1 Aspire - 14th Feb - 9.30 - 17.00
Day 1 - Aspire
Day 1 of the festival is aimed at those wanting to learn more about starting a social enterprise. The sessions have been designed to help those beginning their entrepreneurial journey.
Day 2 BUILD - 15th Feb - 9.30 - 17.00
Day 2 - Build
Day 2 aims to help social entrepreneurs and businesses understand how to scale their operation, exploring elements such as marketing, sales, building your team and how to raise funds.
Pitch for Good Final! 14th Feb - 18.00- 20.00
We've shortlisted the best early stage Social Enterprises and invited them to pitch for a chance of winning up to £1000 for their business.
Join us on the evening to hear from the amazing Social Entrepreneurs looking to start buinesses that seek to bennefit society and communities both locally and around the world.
The Big Social Debate - 15th feb - 18.00-20.00
Universities have always played an important role in their communities and have often been at the forefront of innovation and enterprise.
Now, more universities are identifying themselves a social enterprise, and with Plymouth University being the first university in the world to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark, some consider this the opening of the floodgates for other universities to set the same precedence.
In a landscape where students pay up to £30,000 for their degree, we ask, can universities really be considered a Social Enterprise?