The event is Co-hosted by the Solent LEP and Social Enterprise Link.
8.00 Arrivals and Refreshments
8.25 Welcome and Introduction - John Merritt
8.30 New horizons for the LEP strategy - Richard Jones (Solent LEP)
8.45 The Solent Social Enterprise Zone and a Solent Social Economy Development plan - John Merritt (Social Enterprise Link)
9:00 Local devolution and Social Enterprise - Denise Edghill (Southampton City Council)
9.15 Panel Q & A (LEP and SCC leaving 9.30am)
9.30 Forum for Social Enterprises
9:55 Closing remarks - John Merritt
Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and Solent Social Enterprise Zone leaders (Social Enterprise Link) are offering social entrepreneurs and interested representatives of the social enterprise, public, private and charity sectors the chance to hear about and contribute ideas about progress to date and future plans.