SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DRIVE 2021 (previously City Drive) is Birmingham’s very own festival of social enterprise. This year our online, week-long programme of events raises awareness of the organisations who are tackling the pressing social and environmental issues of today. Our focus is on bringing awareness and practical experience of social enterprises to businesses and residents enabling them to get involved in their Social Enterprise city.
Full Description of Event:
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DRIVE 2021 has something for everyone, whether you’re a social entrepreneur, Public Sector commissioner, private sector business, working in supply chain or an individual with an interest in businesses that ‘do more good’ across our communities.
#SED2021 has 5 key calls to action that run throughout the weeks agenda:
– Buy from social enterprises
– Work with social enterprises
– Volunteer in social enterprises
– Invest in a social enterprise
– Start a social enterprise
The full programme of 23 events includes your purchasing power for good, volunteering or even starting a social business, social enterprise networking and a diverse range of expert speakers and panellists.
We’ve also included new social enterprise events such as wellbeing- enhancing, stress-busting lunchtime activities and early evening maker sessions with amazing social entrepreneurs leading you through your very own ‘make and do’ experience!
Our flagship conference, STRONGER TOGETHER, takes place on Thursday 22 April and will focus on growth in the social enterprise sector. It brings together new social business opportunities, insights on increasing income, profits and social value, and will give you the resources to catalyse your growth step-change.
Start Date: 19/04/2021
Start Time: 09:30
End Date: 23/04/2021
End Time: 15:00