Lunch Plus

Local food at the heart of community, learning and business

Event being held on
26th June 2017 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm at Screen 5,
Showroom Cinema
Paternoster Row
S1 2BX

Incredible North – putting local food at the heart of community, learning and business

Pam Warhurst CBE (Chair of Incredible Edible) presents on how an initiative pioneered in Todmorden is spreading globally and across  the North with over a 100 different communities, from the rural to the intensely urban embracing the Incredible Edible vision of placing food at the heart of things.

Our second presentation comes from Mark Ramsell (Chair of Plot44) a young, emerging social and community business who are refreshing a number of long abandoned allotments in the Rivelin Valley in Sheffield and bringing them back into community and productive use …..

Social Enterprise Exchange is a programme of support for social enterprise in Sheffield City Region delivered by a community-based consortium in collaboration with Sheffield City Region Growth Hub and funded by European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020.

Social Enterprise Exchange – Conference 2017

Thursday, 16th November 2017, 09.30-15.30 at The Workstation, Sheffield.

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The Social Enterprise Exchange Conference 2017 celebrates international Social Enterprise Day, 16 November and will showcase the state of social enterprise in the Sheffield City Region and beyond. The day will include panel presentations from key stakeholders, case-studies from new and existing social enterprises, knowledge sharing workshops on topics like access to finance, social media and digital technology, one-to-one advice surgeries (bookable in advance) and opportunities to exhibit for participating social enterprises. The event is free to attend and includes lunch and refreshments as well as plenty of time for networking with other social entrepreneurs.


09.30 Registration

10.00 Welcoming remarks
– Social Enterprise Exchange – one year on

10.15 Opening panel
– Speakers invited from Growth Hub, SEUK and others

11.15 Break

11.30 Social enterprise start-up – case-studies

+ SEE video compilation

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Workshop & Surgeries
– access to finance
– building-based development
– social media / digital communication

+ one-to-one surgeries (bookable in advance)

14.00 Break

14.15 Social enterprise growth – case studies

15.00 Concluding discussion – strategic perspectives and priorities

15.30 Close

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Social Enterprise Exchange is an initiative providing a comprehensive programme of support to social enterprises across the Sheffield City Region to promote social entrepreneurship and contribute toward job creation, growth and social inclusion.

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Social Enterprise Exchange is delivered in collaboration with the Sheffield City Region Growth Hub by a community-based consortium including Community Media Solutions, Groundwork South Yorkshire, Cultural Industries Quarter Agency, Sheffield Local Television, South Yorkshire Community Foundation, Voluntary Action Barnsley and Bolsover CVP. Supported by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020.