Tuesday 22nd March 2011 – 10.00 to 16.00 – The Forest Arts Centre, Walsall, WS3 1AE
What is Trade Walsall ? – Trade Walsall supports the growth of the social enterprises in Walsall by providing access to business support, training, networking and mentoring for social enterprises, social entrepreneurs, charities, housing associations, community groups and ethical organisations.
About the conference – The Conference enables Walsall’s growing fraternity of social enterprises to connect with and learn from other successful entrepreneurs around England. Come and get involved to plan how social enterprise can have a positive impact in your community. During the day you will have the opportunity to attend workshops that will discuss: Unlocking your potential, Building valuable cross-sector partnerships and Scaling Up. There will also be surgeries where you can receive free Marketing, Legal and Financial Advice.
Who will be there? – You will be joining Councillor Towe, senior decision makers from Walsall Council, CEOs of successful social enterprises from other parts of England and local charities, housing associations and community groups.
Why should I attend? – Our conference will give you the chance to meet individuals and organisations across civil society, local government, and health and social care that share your enthusiasm to build social enterprises in Walsall. You will leave the conference with greater understanding of the Big Society, with new ideas and new partnerships that can help you to maximise your business’ potential.
How do I book? – Attendance is free, though you must register attendance via firstname.lastname@example.org