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Glasgow Social Enterprise Trade Show

Wasps Artists' Studios, The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow.
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Wasps Artists' Studios, Glasgow

December 10, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Drop in and join us for our first Glasgow Social Enterprise Trade Show on 10th December in The Briggait, the stunning historical building redeveloped by Wasps Artists’ Studios.

While you’re there, find out what social enterprise means for our communities and city, build business connections or trade and get involved in our activity programme where all your senses will be heightened.

This FREE event is aimed at businesses and public alike. Let us know if you're coming along by registering your details here, there's prizes to be won for those who do!

To find out who is exhibiting, click here!

Find out what's on in our activity programme, click here

You can download the complete programme here

We're delighted to announce our Social Enterprise Trade Show Sponsors. It's with a HUGE thanks to EVH, Lifelink, The Experience , Social Enterprise Scotland, British Council and Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust

Find out more about our Sponsors below.


EVH - Supporting Social Employers is an Employers Federation, formed in 1978, with roots in social housing. It has moved well beyond and now supports voluntary Boards in their "employer" role throughout Scotland. Our simple annual EVH fee structure provides comprehensive and unlimited support on HR, Health & Safety, Employee Counselling, and Board Governance, and helps explain our 100% member loyalty.


Lifelink has operated across Glasgow for 22 years supporting adults and young people with stress related mild to moderate mental health issues. As a Social Enterprise, we provide early and crisis interventions specifically in relation to LIFELINKstress management and mental health improvement. We do this through counselling and personal development and seek to build emotional resilience within local communities.


The Experience is a themed entertainment and events venue based in Hillington Park. Unveiling Scotland’s first indoor electric Go-karting arena, the venue offers a unique addition to the leisure landscape of the West of Scotland. The THE EXPExperience includes junior and senior tracks, a The Gannochy Trust Academy for Culinary Arts including restaurant and training kitchens and flexible event space, taking the ‘experience economy’ to a new level.


Social Enterprise Scotland SES

Social Enterprise Scotland is The Voice of Social Enterprise - uniting social enterprises and their supporters into a strong campaigning force. We're your gateway to Scotland's social enterprise community. Social Enterprise Scotland is an independent, Scottish, membership-led organisation, built and controlled by social enterprises. We're the first point of contact for the media and public and promote a positive vision for social enterprise. Membership is open to anyone. Join online in a few easy steps and discover the great package of benefits and how to access our influential networks. Take a look around the website and discover something new today:

British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations. British Council Our work in over 110 countries encourages young people, citizens and institutions to contribute to a more inclusive, open and prosperous world.

Our Global Social Enterprise programme draws on the UK experience in social enterprise to promote its growth in the UK and around the world. We build capacity in the sector, forge international networks, and support policy leaders to create ecosystems in which social enterprise and social investment can thrive. Our work supports positive social change, inclusive growth and sustainable development while building trust and creating opportunities between the UK and other countries.

Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust

The Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust (SCRT) a new Scottish charity (SCIO - SC045093) with members being drawn from across Scotland's wider independent third sector. SCRT

SCRT is working with others to:

  • Harness the Scottish third sector reserves for maximum effect.
  • Provide an independent overview of the range of financial products on offer to the third sector.
  • Improve the financial capability of the sector reflecting the need for a more financially mature sector and;
  • Fill the gaps in the financial infrastructure serving the third sector in Scotland.

For further information visit or see Information Memorandum