Celebrate Suffolk Social Enterprise
Endeavour House, Ipswich, Suffolk
Join us for a FREE one-day conference to celebrate the increasingly dynamic social enterprise economy in the East of England and discuss the role the sector can play in transforming public service delivery.
Who should attend
Social enterprise leaders, emerging and early stage social entrepreneurs, politicians, commissioners, local authority and NHS commissioners and planners. The day is informal and delegates may attend some or all of the day.
The day will:
- provide information for public sector managers and councillors about Social Enterprise, the opportunities it presents and how it can help to deliver strategic plans and commissioning requirements.
- provide an opportunity to information share / connection opportunity for existing Social Enterprise – cross enterprise trading, network support etc.
- Enable social enterprise support agencies SEEE & SEUK to better understand the support requirements of social enterprises in the East.
9.30 Welcome and Introductions Colin Noble, Leader, Suffolk County Council
9.40 What is social enterprise and how it can deliver social value Nick Temple, Social Enterprise UK
10.20 Enabling social value in contacts – outcome based commissioning -SCC Procurement
10.40 Social impact measurement- lessons from the VCSE sector -Hannah Reid, Community Action Suffolk
11:00 Making Social Enterprise Work – Case studies from local social enterprises
11.40 What’s happening locally - Digby Chacksfield, Eastern Enterprise Hub
12.00 Question and answers - facilitated by Andy Brady, Director of SEEE
12:20 Close – opportunity to visit market stalls in the Atrium Area
12.20 – 14:00 Display of local Suffolk social enterprises including Buy Social Market
Opportunity for networking between Suffolk SE’s and Suffolk Public Sector officers/ politicians
13.30 – 14.30 Afternoon workshop programme
Workshop 1 Getting started – for prospective and newly created Social Enterprise providers
Workshop 2 Procurement – How social enterprise can win contracts and gain new business