Social Enterprise LaunchPad in Miramichi

launchpadDo you want to create a real solution for a community issue that you care deeply about? The Co-operative Enterprise Council is hosting a Social Enterprise LaunchPad in Miramichi from May 29-31 at the Howard Johnson Inn, 1 Jane Street in Newcastle.

As a participant you will:

  • Identify important social issues facing your community
  • Connect with other social entrepreneurs and experts
  • Design real entrepreneurial solutions
  • Be inspired to start your own social enterprise and come away with a solid plan for moving forward

This is an intensive two and a half  day workshop designed to build knowledge, skills and awareness about how business enterprises can be used to address some of New Brunswick’s most vexing social, environmental, cultural and/or economic issues. By working in teams and using experiential activities, participants will learn how to launch their social enterprise (SE) ideas into action.

Who should attend: Social entrepreneurs (non-profits, business owners, community activists, and others) who want to use the social enterprise model to address issues in their community.

The fee to attend is $187, which includes all meals.

For questions email or call 506.850.6569. For more information or to register visit the event website. This event is sponsored by the Pond-Deshpande Centre at the University of New Brunswick.

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