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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

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. Putting the Entrepreneur into Social Enterprise! from Intrepid Social Entrepreneur The Lighthouse, September 10, 1:30pm-4:30pm Intrepid Social Entrepreneur: Enabling People To Grow Their Social Enterprise and Become Financially Independent New Connections Event PwC, September 10, 4:00pm-6:00pm It’s widely accepted that the most connected people are often the most successful. Access to a diverse network can be the key to success and the old saying “it’s not what you know, it’s who” has never been more relevant. 22nd State of the City Economy Conference Radisson Blu, November 22, 10:00am-12:00pm The State of the City Economy conference is Glasgow's principal economic event. Now into its 22nd year, the conference brings together senior representatives from government and commerce to focus on Glasgow's economy and look forward to the next 12 months. With speeches from senior political leaders and key industry experts, this will be another highlight in what has been a successful year for Glasgow.