Social Enterprise Drive 2022 | 6-10 June | Various events
Take part in Birmingham’s only festival of social enterprise with a dynamic week of events involving business for good.
Booking details for events are below, please book all events directly using these links rather than the register button. Hope to see you there!
| YOUR WEEK OF EVENTS AT A GLANCE |
MONDAY 6 JUNE 2022
10.00am Welcome to Social Enterprise Drive 2022 and the launch of SE TV
Welcome to the launch of SE TV, an innovative new approach showcasing social enterprise success and promoting the co-working vital to create real impact in local communities.
Photography Exhibition: Social Enterprise Resilience
A bold exhibition of social impact, giving social enterprises visibility and a platform to tell their story. More details coming soon…
With special thanks to Gowling WLG for kindly supporting this event.
11.30 – 14.00 WISEBRUM Does Social Enterprise Drive!
An exciting network for ALL women working and volunteering in the Social Economy in BRUM and its surrounding areas. Share stories and support each other. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS SOON
TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2022
2pm-4pm Start-Up-Cycle (Online Event)
An expert panel share their experiences of running sustainable, ethical businesses balancing growth with accountability to our planet. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
10am-11.30am Eco Brunch in the Social Enterprise City
Meet social entrepreneurs with an interest in building more sustainable futures. With speakers and special guests talking all things green in the city.
Booking Opening Shortly
WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2022
12pm-3pm Digbeth Graffi-TEA Tour [Streets of Colour / Teas of Resistance]
Mindless vandalism or the most exciting art form on the planet? Discover the artists and experimental organisations bringing colour to Brum. Finishing at Grand Union’s Teas of Resistance for an ethical brew. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
6- 8pm The Social Enterprise Start-Up Talks
What is life really like as a social entrepreneur? Overcome start-up challenges in this lively and informative session led by experts by experience. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
TBC Buy Social / Shop for Change (Online)
An online Social Procurement overview in partnership with SupplyChange
Full details coming soon.
11am-2pm Summer Social Fair at the Women’s Enterprise & Community Hub
Celebrate the summer with delicious food, family crafts, stalls and wellbeing activities. Support women in business! No booking needed, just drop in.
12.30 – 3pm The Pump Creative Spaces Open House Lunch
Discover The Pump’s suite of Creative Spaces for young people including Makerspace with 3D printer and Tshirt press. Free lunch provided to all registered attendees. | Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
THURSDAY 9 JUNE 2022
1.30-2.30pm Inclusive Growth Strategy for the West Midlands (Online)
Join iSE’s CEO and Chair of the Social Economy Virtual Delivery Team, Cathy Brown, in conversation with Claire Spencer, the WMCA’s senior policy advisor on inclusive growth, to explore how the new WMCA strategy will impact social enterprises and community businesses across the West Midlands. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
With special thanks to WMCA for supporting this event.
10.00am – 11.30am INVEST: THRIVE & SURVIVE in the West Midlands (Online)
A stimulating event supporting your organisation to navigate social investment – and thrive. Debunk the myths around accessing finance. Not to be missed. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
6pm- 8pm Pitch Social: Microfund, Connect & Collaborate
Could you use £500 to create social change? Kick-start a project, connect with fellow social entrepreneurs and discover inspiring Brum-based initiatives. | BOOK YOUR TICKETS
FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2022
TBC Innovations in Health & Social Care
A panel event delivered through the Living Well Consortium focussed on NHS commissioning updates and innovation. | BOOK YOUR TICKET SOON.
11am-12pm Network with Coventry & Warwickshire CDA (Online)
Especially for Coventry & Warwickshire, come and hear social entrepreneurs talking about their experiences with opportunity to network and connect. | BOOK YOUR TICKET SOON
11am-2pm Axe Throwing & Archery with Primal Mastery / Trade a Blade CIC
Learn a new skill in the heart of the Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter! Try your hand at axe throwing and archery and support a social enterprise helping young people to make better life choices. BOOK YOUR TICKET
10.30am-12.30pm Wellness Fest: Health & Wellbeing Marketplace
Our first ever Wellness Fest connects the people of Birmingham and beyond with the social enterprises keeping communities active. Interactive demos, mindful activities and more. | To book a stall or attend email email@example.com
4pm-7pm Festival Wrap Party with Hip Hop Heals
With special thanks to The Good Intent for supporting this event.Please note that events are subject to change without prior notice so please keep watching this page!