Birmingham CITY DRIVE 2017 – What’s On!

iSE welcomes you to our CITY DRIVE 2017 programme of what’s on, where and with who!

Join us for a fantastic week of events, talks, activities and networking as we shout about how ‘doing good business’ benefits us all and we celebrate our fantastic Birmingham social enterprises!

Monday 3rd April

12 noon – 12.30pm: BIRMINGHAM CITY DRIVE 2017 LAUNCH – Join us online @ to hear all about #socent and the city! BOOK HERE

4.00pm – 7.00pm: SPEED DATE YOUR #SOCENT with WAREHOUSE CAFÉ @ B5 5TH – Aimed at start-up social enterprises who want to ‘Meet a Mentor’. BOOK HERE

6.30pm – 8.00pm: HACKATHON PRE-EVENT MEET UP @ B5 5NY  - Come along to the HACKATHON briefing meeting taking place at Open Project Night at IMPACT HUB BIRMINGHAMNO NEED TO BOOK!

Tuesday 4th April

8.30am – 10.00am: DIGBETH SOCIAL ENTERPRISE QUARTER MEETING with iSE @ B12 0HJ – Come along and find out more about social enterprise in the city and hear from our guest speaker, HELGA EDSTROM (Department for Culture Media &Sport)! MAIL GARY or BOOK HERE

10.00am – 12.30pm: WORKPLACE WELLBEING with HEALTH EXCHANGE CIC @ B15 1DT - Meet the #socent’s providing innovative workplace health and wellbeing services. BOOK HERE

2.00pm – 4.00pm: THE GREAT DEPRESSED CAKE OFF with LIVING WELL CONSORTIUM @ B5 5BB – Bake, bring and buy your best depressed cakes – Cake Off Challenge for all those Star Bakers! BOOK HERE

3.00pm – 6.00pm: #SOCENT SELLS! with CITIZEN HOME @ B18 6HA - Buy and create ethical products with a ‘make it myself’ story, all over tea and treats! BOOK HERE

7.00pm – 10.00pm: HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DINNER with WMAHSN – INVITATION ONLY - Our invited guests include key stakeholders and leading social entrepreneurs from the health and well-being sector.

Wednesday 5th April

9.30am – 2.00pm: TRANSFORMATION AND SOCIAL VALUE with PSIAMS @ B9 4DY - Hear about how embracing new technology and data is empowering enterprise. BOOK HERE

12.30pm – 5.30pm: HACKATHON with WATES @ B5 5NY - Young people across the city solving real social challenges… in a day! BOOK HERE

11.00am – 1.30pm: NORTH BIRMINGHAM SOCIAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK BUS SE with iSE @ B12 0HJ - Join Tour Guide Gary on our north Birmingham ‘Coach Trip’ plus café lunch.  BOOK HERE

Thursday 6th April

10.00am – 12 noon: BE THE BOARD with WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE HUB @ B12 8LF - A ‘business lock-in’ to engage, manage and focus your social enterprise Board skills! BOOK HERE

10.00am – 12 noon: SOHO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK LAUNCH with iSE @ B18 5LB - Our launch event for the new USE IT! #socent network in West Birmingham and Smethwick. EMAIL MARIAM

2.00pm – 4.00pm: WHAT WE WANT with BSSEC @ B5 5NY - Is Birmingham a ‘social enterprise city’? Share your views at this strategic debate. BOOK HERE

6.00pm – 8.30pm: LEADING THE WAY with GRANT THORNTON @ B4 6AT – Listen to 2 influential ‘Vibrant Economy’ speakers and enjoy high-value networking. BOOK HERE

Friday 7th April

10.00am- 12.30pm: INNOVATIONS IN INVESTMENT with iSE and CITIZEN COACHING @ B12 0HJ – INVITATION ONLY - Our ‘walk and talk’ Angel Investors event to meet with #socent’s.

1.00pm – 3.00pm; CELEBRATE #SOCENT with SEUK (WEST MIDLANDS) @ B12 0HJ - Come along for food and celebrate SE Place #brumcitydrive success stories! BOOK HERE

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