Social Enterprise Wales Awards and Conference 2014
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 18:30 - Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 16:30 (BST)
Llanrwst, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Social Enterprise Wales Conference is one of the most significant annual events for social entrepreneurs in Wales.
The theme of this year’s Social Enterprise Wales Conference is education, learning and growth. The Conference will look at learning and development for social enterprises, their staff and their boards and discuss both academic and peer led approaches. It will consider how we can inform both commissioners and consumers of the benefits of social enterprises and ask is more marketing or more education needed? It will also look at how to inspire the next generation of social entrepreneurs and social leaders, harnessing the creativity and energy of young people to make working in the social economy an aspiration.
The Social Enterprise Wales 2014 Conference is organised in partnership by the Wales Co-operative Centre and Bangor University’s Menter Iontach Nua initiative, and is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Welsh Government. The event has been sponsored by Conwy County Borough Council, Big Ideas Wales, Landsker Business Solutions, Charity Bank and Unity Trust Bank.
Cynhadledd Mentrau Cymdeithasol Cymru yw un o’r digwyddiadau pwysicaf ar gyfer entrepreneuriaid cymdeithasol yng Nghymru.
Y thema ar gyfer Cynhadledd Mentrau Cymdeithasol Cymru eleni yw addysg, dysg a thwf. Bydd y Gynhadledd yn edrych ar ddysg a datblygu ar gyfer mentrau cymdeithasol, eu staff a'u byrddau ac yn trafod dulliau academaidd a rhai sy'n cael eu harwain gan gyfoedion. Bydd yn ystyried sut y gallwn roi gwybod i gomisiynwyr a defnyddwyr am fanteision mentrau cymdeithasol gan ofyn a oes angen rhagor o farchnata neu ragor o addysg? Bydd hefyd yn edrych ar sut i ysbrydoli'r genhedlaeth nesaf o entrepreneuriaid cymdeithasol ac arweinwyr cymdeithasol, gan fachu creadigrwydd ac egni pobl ifanc er mwyn sicrhau bod gweithio mewn economi gymdeithasol yn rhywbeth y mae pobl yn ei ddyheu.
Trefnir Cynhadledd Mentrau Cymdeithasol Cymru 2014 mewn partneriaeth gan Ganolfan Cydweithredol Cymru a Menter Iontach Nua Prifysgol Bangor ac fe’i hariennir gan Gronfa Datblygu Rhanbarthol Ewrop a Llywodraeth Cymru. Noddir y digwyddiad gan Gyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy, Syniadau Mawr Cymru, Landsker Business Solutions, Charity Bank ac Unity Trust Bank.
When & Where
Wales Co-operative Centre and Menter Iontach Nua
Wales Co-operative Centre
The Wales Co-operative Centre was set up over thirty years ago and ever since has been helping businesses grow, people to find work and communities to tackle the issues that matter to them. Its advisors work co-operatively across Wales, providing expert, flexible and reliable support to develop sustainable businesses and strong, inclusive communities.
The Social Enterprise Support Project is a European Regional Development Fund and Welsh Government Funded Project run by the Wales Co-operative Centre. The project has established more than 250 new Co-operatives and Social Enterprises, helped in excess of four hundred organisations to grow and has been instrumental in directly creating over 250 new jobs across Wales.
Menter Iontach Nua
Menter Iontach Nua is a programme developed by a range of partners with an interest and expertise in the area of Social Enterprise. It is designed to meet an identified gap in provision of service for Social Enterprises in Wales and Ireland, in providing bespoke, relevant Masters-level learning, that can help this important sector to grow sustainably and provide effective solutions to social problems.
Menter Iontach Nua is funded by the Ireland Wales Programme 2007-2013 (INTERREG 4A) which aims to further develop Irish Welsh co-operation in the areas of employment, innovation, climate change and sustainable development. Managed in Ireland by the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly on behalf of the Irish Government, Welsh Government and European Commission, the Programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).