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The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment: UK conference 2019

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The Rowton Hotel

145 Alcester Street

Birmingham

B12 0PJ

United Kingdom

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Every year, social housing providers invest millions of pounds in their communities, whether through employment schemes, youth work, financial capability initiatives, grant-making or a range of other activities.

This year, for the first time, the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is hosting the first national conference dedicated to community investment.

Keynotes / panel discussions to include:

  • Can community investment deliver resident involvement?
    Panel discussion
    Jenny Osbourne, CEO, Tpas and Rachel Honey-Jones, Head of Community Regeneration, Newydd HA
    and others to be announced
  • The future of civil society, where do housing associations fit?
    Asif Afridi - Panel member, Independent Inquiry into the future of civil society, and Deputy CEO of Brap

  • Community investment at the core of social housing
    Speaker to be announced shortly!

  • GUAC – Communities that Work week
    Lynsey Sweeney, Managing Director, GUAC and Jon Fisher, Head of Communities, Sovereign, and Chair of Board, GUAC

  • Celebrating five years of the Social Value Bank: the impact of community investment
    Mary-Kathryn Adams, Deputy CEO, HACT


Workshop topics will include:

  • Youth Engagement (with Daniel Rose, Spotlight Director)
  • Supporting boards to champion community investment
  • Improving your social impact measurement skills
  • Using procurement as a vehicle to drive community investment


The Venue

The Rowton Hotel is located 15 minutes walk from central Birmingham.

Hotel rooms are available for the night before and after the conference, at discounted rates. These are available on a first-come-first-serve basis so please email info@ceci.org.uk as soon as possible if you require a room.

Car parking space is limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you wish to arrive by car please email info@ceci.org.uk

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The Rowton Hotel

145 Alcester Street

Birmingham

B12 0PJ

United Kingdom

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