Upcoming Events and Training - February 2019

February 6, 2019

Events and training coming up in February

 Here's a list of the upcoming events taking place in February. 

Scottish Enterprise: 

Scottish Enterprise are running a series of workshops specifically designed for social enterprises: 

13th February 2019, Eyemout Borders. Innovation Workshop: Value Proposition for Social Enterprises. Book your place

6th March 2019, Glenrothes. Innovation Workshops: Value Proposition for Social Enterprises. Book your place. 

2nd April 2019, Glasgow. Workplace Innovation: people-centred change for social enterprise organisations. Book your place.


The Gathering 

The Gathering 2019, the largest free third sector event in the UK is back, hosting over 60 events at the SEC in Glasgow on the 20th and 21st of February. The conference will feature a marketplace with over 100 exhibitors, as well as an abundance of workshops, seminars and training sessions to participate in. The programme has now been finalised and can be viewed on their website.

For more information and a full list of programmes visit The Gathering 2019 website.

Free one to one advice clinics from CEIS at The Gathering

CEIS Enterprise and Communities team are delighted to offer a number free one to one advice clinics at The Gathering. Whether it’s marketing, income generation, procurement, governance or another business issue the team will be happy to help. To find out more contact enterpriseandcommunities@ceis.org.uk or call 0141 425 2941.

Social Enterprise Scotland Networking Event- Edinburgh 

This free to attend event is open to members and non-members and will be a great opportunity for you to share your thoughts and meet with other social enterprise leaders and key stakeholders in your area.

Drinks and light refreshments will be available during the event and if you have any dietary or accessibility requirements, please email Kate at admin@socialenterprise.scot

Date(s): Monday 11 February 2019 Time: 5pm to 8pm Cost: FREE event Venue: PwC, Atria One 144 Morrison Street Edinburgh, EH3 8EX 

Register here to attend. 

Scottish EDGE14 Application workshop: 

To give further insight into this award, other opportunities for social enterprises through Scottish EDGE, Resilient Scotland are hosting this special briefing session.

Think you have the EDGE? Then come along to our workshop to find out what makes a strong Scottish EDGE application, what the judging panel look for when assessing your application and how to deliver a 3-minute video presentation.

The workshop will be delivered by a member of the Scottish EDGE team, with additional input from a senior Resilient Scotland team member, and could be the first step in your Scottish EDGE journey to winning up to £100,000.

Sign up here.

Social Firms Scotland

Social Firms Scotland is the national support agency for Social Firms - a specific type of Social Enterprise which creates employment, and meaningful work (incl training/volunteering opportunities) within the business for people who face significant barriers to employment – in particular, people with a disability (including mental ill health and learning disabilities) a substance abuse issue, a prison record, a homelessness issue and young people.

Please contact Jayne (E: jayne.chappell@socialfirms.org.uk | T: 0131 225 4178 / 07738 061961) to discuss your organisation and how they might support you.

For more information visit their website: https://socialfirms.org.uk/