Social Enterprise Symposium

Wednesday 18th September 2013 at the Wyche Innovation Centre

For anyone interested to know more about starting a social enterprise and to hear some of the experiences of those in and around Malvern who have already made the leap. Promises to be an interesting and informal afternoon with the opportunity to ask questions and be inspired to start your own venture.

Free to attend, but please register here, as places are limited.


14:00 - Welcome

             Adrian Burden, Technical Director, Key IQ Ltd

14:05 - An introduction to social enterprises - CICs, Co-ops, Charities, and more...

             Nick Comley, Outreach Business Coach, Community First

14:30 - From Jams and Chutneys to running Cafe H2O

             Debbie Probert / Kate Harding, Team Jamboree (Co-operative)

14:45 - From Drop-in Service to Community Outreach Support

             Mandy Shrimpton, Rainbow Autism (CIC)

15:00 - Saving Malvern's Bookshop

             Speaker TBC, Malvern Book Co-operative.

15:15 - Promoting Cycling and Recycling

             Tanya Trotman, Malvern Cycles CIC 

15:30 - Building a Sustainable and Inspirational Community

             Janne Tooby, The Fold (CIC)

15:45 - Tea, coffee and networking

16:30 - Close