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Events and training

You'll find listed below events and training hosted by GSEN, GSEN members or taking place elsewhere that could assist you and your social enterprise share, learn and do business in a supportive environment.

Forthcoming events

Multi-sensory Storytelling from Village Storytelling Centre The Village Storytelling Centre, June 18, 6:30pm-8:00pm Tuesday 18th & 25th June, 6.30-8pm Glasgow CAN #Connect Event Art and the Environment GCAN, June 20, 10:00am-12:00pm This FREE networking event will be our sixth #CONNECT of the year. In June the theme for the event will be 'Art and the Environment' where member Emily Reid, Artistic Director of Eco Drama will be giving a presentation on their work. We will have a Q&A with a members' panel and Glasgow CAN's Executive Director will be sharing information on the next round of Commissioned Projects funding and how to apply. She will guide attendees through the application form and budget section. There will be time woven in for informal networking opportunities and a lovely cuppa and cake. Funding Your Arts Project Training from Glasgow CAN Scottish Youth Theatre, June 25, 10:00am-2:00pm Do you struggle to find funding for your creative projects? Maybe you don’t know where to start looking for sources of funding. Perhaps you’ve been unsuccessful with past funding applications and you don’t know why. Or maybe the jargon is just too much. Finding finance to get your project off the ground is a perennial problem for artists and arts organisations, but help is at hand. Joint Cultural and GSEN Event Project Ability, June 25, 10:00am-12:00pm We'd would like to invite you to a Cultural Social Enterprise Network meeting hosed jointly with the Cultural SEN on Tuesday 25th June, 10am-12pm, at Project Ability. Make Change in Glasgow - Good Ideas Catalyst The Whisky Bond, June 25, 5:00pm-8:00pm Calling all budding social entrepreneurs, innovators and those with good ideas to change the world. Community Learning Exchange - Unity Spoon Cafe, June 27, 9:30am-2:00pm Senscot is facilitating sessions for SEN members to share learning and discuss opportunities in this area, focusing on the purpose community café activity, how it is resourced and sustainability. To add value and more in-depth learning for SEN members, Senscot are also arranging CLEs to social enterprises with extensive experience in this area, especially where they have a focus or specialism that members could learn from. P4P Quick Quotes, Quick Wins - Glasgow Wheatley Group, June 27, 1:30pm-4:00pm Partnership for Procurement (P4P) are delivering this two and a half hour interactive workshop supported by GSEN. The P4P Quick Quotes, Quick Wins workshop, is aimed at third sector organisations and Social Enterprises with no or limited experience in tendering and procurement or of the Public Contracts Scotland website. Storytelling with Children, Young People and Families - Full Day Course from Village Storytelling Centre The Village Storytelling Centre, June 29, 10:00am-4:30pm G53 5DD Unesco Chair Refugee Cycle 2019 Bike For Good Glasgow West, June 29, 7:00pm-9:00pm Join Bike For Good on a physical and mental journey around themes of migration, in conjunction with UNESCO, Sustrans, and the British Red Cross. The Residency Show from Project Ability Project Ability, July 7, 6:00pm-8:00am Preview 6th June, 6 – 8pmExhibition 7th June – 13th July Community Cafes & Social Enterprise - Joint Thematic & Glasgow SEN Discussion TBC, July 10, 2:00pm-4:00pm Senscot and Glasgow SEN are working with NHS Health Scotland to explore what role community café activity plays within social enterprise, examining issues around sustainability and considering different business models. 5th John Pearce Memorial Lecture 2019 Deeprose Lecture Theatre, September 3, 5:00pm-7:30pm The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) would like to invite you to the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture which takes place on Tuesday 3rd September at GCU. The lecture sponsored by CEiS will host Béatrice Alain, Executive Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale. The title for this year’s lecture is: “Building an ecosystem for the creation and development of community-owned enterprises – The Quebec experience”. Béatrice will provide an overview of the comprehensive social economy ecosystem in Quebec and reflect on points of comparison with the Scottish system. Social Enterprise Policy and Practice Conference Radisson Blu Hotel, September 4, 9:00am-5:00pm The Social Enterprise Policy & Practice Conference is Scotland’s largest annual policy event attracting up to 240 delegates each year. In its twelfth year, and with increasing global interest in the Scottish Social Enterprise Sector, it is regarded as the go-to event in the Scottish social enterprise calendar. Register now The Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, September 5, 10:00am-4:00pm This year’s Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace will celebrate and showcase the impact of the sector through, existing and new, public and corporate sector partnerships and highlight the services available to social enterprises to help reach their potential.