WISE Festival of Social Entrepreneurship 2013

image_mini 2The next WISE Networking Event will be the Festival of Social Entrepreneurship 2013 on Tuesday 23 April 2013 from 9.30am – 2.00pm at De Montfort Hall.  Please put this date in your diary.

Why it’s great…

The Festival of Social Entrepreneurship celebrates the achievements of social enterprise in Leicester; but this year it’s BIGGER and BETTER. Come and listen to inspirational speakers about the great work they do and the social impacts they have. We are inviting television, press and community media along to hear about the great things that are happening through enterprise in Leicester. The winner will be awarded their prize the Mayor himself.

When? Where? What? :

Festival of Social Entrepreneurship

De Montfort Hall

Tuesday 23 April 2013, 9.30-2.00pm

Outline Agenda:la2

  • Registration and coffee from 9.30am till 10.00am
  • Festival Competition Presentations
  • What’s new with WISE?
  • Panel announcement – awarding ceremony
  • Networking Lunch

Why not enter the competition as well??

It’s not too late for you to take part in the competition; the deadline is 29 March 2013. We are asking for a 4-page PowerPoint presentation selling the social impacts you deliver. We will be shortlisting 6 competitive entries and they will then have the opportunity to present themselves to their fellow social entrepreneurs and awaiting media. A panel of expert judges will select the winning entry. The panel is: –

  • Peter Smith, Director, Aspiro – Winner of last years’ competition
  • Ian Griffin, Business Editor for the Leicester Mercury
  • Uday Dholakia, Chair of LABA
  • Sandra Pollock, National Chair of CMI Women in Management, Director Open Mind Coaching UK
  • John Day, Chair of Pro Help

For  the competition guidance attached

Krupa Joshi-Bhatt, Administrator for WISE Project

Tel: 0116 257 5051

Email: krupa.jb@valonline.org.uk


Our prizes include: –

Mentoring from Andrew Bacon, Business Development Manager from British Gas

Team building session at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

A week of free consultancy from Tobias Gould, Social Enterprise Development Officer

Book your place now

Be the first to book on to this great event. Use the link below to book your place today. We look forward to seeing you there.




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