Raising the profile of social enterprise in Brum — City Drive is back for 2016

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Following last year’s extremely successful week of City Drive events, promoting Brum as a city of social enterprise, iSE has just announced that City Drive is back again for 2016, with another week-long programme from 18th-22nd April.

The programme so far announced includes:

MONDAY 18 APRIL 2016
12.00pm: Launch ­online at www.i­se.co.uk
1.00pm-­4pm: Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter Walk from iSE

TUESDAY 19 APRIL 2016
8.30-10.00am: Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter breakfast at iSE, Digbeth
5.00pm-7.00pm: ­ Soup making workshop “Supporting local homeless people” at Edible Eastside, Digbeth

WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL 2016
11.00am-5.00pm: Open Day at Citizen Home, Jewellery Quarter + lunch
10.00am-12.00pm: Young People and Social Enterprise at Birmingham City University
2.00pm-4.00pm: Young People and Social Enterprise at Aston University

THURSDAY 21 APRIL 2016
10.00am-1.30pm: The Open House ­ Women in Social Enterprise at Women’s Enterprise Hub
12.30pm-2.00pm: The Big Social Enterprise Lunch at Women’s Enterprise Hub
10.00am-1.30pm: Money, money, money – Access to finance for social enterprises [venue TBA]
2.00pm-4.00pm: Digbeth Social Enterprise Bike Ride “Discover the Philanthropists of Birmingham”
6.00pm-8.30pm: Dinner “How does the social economy respond to the challenges of healthcare in the 21st century? (Invitation only)

FRIDAY 22 APRIL 2016
10.00am-11.30am: Meet North Birmingham Social Entrepreneurs at Hollyfields
11.30-2.30pm: Social Enterprise Marketplace at HSBC, Central Birmingham

TO BOOK PLACES — please send mail to Marija Sakalauskaite at iSE, or ring 0121 771 1411.
@DigbethSEQ
#brumcitydrive

View the programme.     More news on iSE website.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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