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We The Curious

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How can we create new business opportunities and make our region a better place?

The New Western Frontier is for anyone interested in how business can tackle local and global challenges. It's a free event. Register today.

Register today - the event offers:

  • Proven commercial opportunities that can be found in the region’s most pressing problems

  • Discussion and insight from business models, experts and decision makers building new solutions

  • Compelling case studies from startups, SMEs and corporates from across the UK who are making business a force for good

  • To learn more about the achievements of the Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (SEIP) and the individuals and enterprises it has supported

Featuring four expert panels:

  • Skills & Jobs, chaired by Nick Sturge, Engine Shed
  • Creative & Digital, chaired by Mehjabeen Patrick, Creative England
  • Housing & Place, chaired by Melissa Mean, Knowle West Media Centre
  • Business & Society, chaired by Dirk Rohwedder, School for Social Entrepreneurs Dartington

The New Western Frontier will create a forum for anyone interested in being part of change: The charitable, social, commercial business community, investors, communities and civic organisations already improving the region. We aim to widen, connect and strengthen a growing movement, building on learning from the SEIP programme.

Followed by a drinks reception in collaboration with Bristol24/7 featuring short 'lighting talks' from the business community in response to the day's discussion.

Just some of the organisations you'll hear from:

Creative England // Simpleweb // Mayden Academy // Creative Youth Network // Triodos // Engine Shed // Knowle West Media Centre // Sureserve Foundation // Ashley Community Housing // School of Social Entrepreneurs // DotEveryone // Resonance Ltd // Ecomotive // Working Knowledge

Our previous events have been oversubscribed, so please register today.

A full programme and speaker list will follow in the coming weeks.

The Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to provides business support to social entrepreneurs in the west of England area; Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Since 2016 it has supported over 400 start-up and existing social enterprises in the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Area.


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Strategic supporters:

North Somerset Council & The North Somerset Enterprise Agency, Business West, Bristol & Bath Regional Capital, Bath and North East Somerset Council, Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council, St John’s Hospital, Ashley Community Housing, Bates Wells Braithwaite LLP, SETsquared.





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