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May is Social Enterprise Month! Join in learning events, conferences, galas, and workshops across B.C.

Hubcap BC Contributed by Hubcap BC on April 27, 2016

Social Enterprise Month celebrates and promotes awareness of B.C.’s growing social enterprise sector: businesses (non-profit and for-profit) and co-operatives that have a social purpose. Thanks to the collective efforts of the BC Partners for Social Impact, we’re offering learning events, conferences, galas, and workshops across B.C. Stay connected to all events and attendees through the hashtag #Impact4BC!

Social Venture Institute Vancouver - Hollyhock

May 3-5, 2016 (Vancouver)

Case studies, keynote speakers and peer learning are the heart of the SVI model, bringing together leaders to share their greatest wins and true confessions. Pre-approval required. Apply here.

Impact Investment Forum - Vancouver 2016

May 4, 2016 (Vancouver)

Learn how to incorporate your values into your investments, and create social and environmental change plus returns. Register.

Vancouver SOUP Crowdfunding Dinner

May 4, 2016 (Vancouver)

A public dinner at the Groundswell Cafe, where, for a minimum donation of $10 you get soup, salad, bread, and a vote for a community-building project. Details.

Propelling Social Ventures - Lessons on Empowered Entrepreneurship

May 9, 2016 (Vancouver)

Eight up-and-coming impact entrepreneurs will each have 400 seconds to share their lessons on how empowered entrepreneurship is creating social change by disrupting the status quo across Canada and on a global scale. More info.

Bring your Boomers #6: Who Cares? Reimagine a Culture of Care for an Aging Society

May 10, 2016 (Vancouver)

Re-imagine our caregiving relationships and how we could build more healthy, supportive and sustainable communities of care. Get free tickets.

concAUCTION: Ask. Source. Connect.

May 10, 2016 (Vancouver)

RADIUS's newest social innovation and social enterprise celebration: one part Marketplace of Ideas; one part Lightning Pitch; one part Mentor Speed Dating; one part social mixer; combined with a twist of the RADIUS way. Get tickets.

SE Catalyst Day of Learning

May 17, 2016 (Duncan)

seCatalyst is Vancouver Island's signature series of events to support social enterprise and social innovation. Join 100+ social entrepreneurs, funders, investors and policy makers in a day full of networking, learning and inspiration. Get tickets.

The Business Case for Values-Based Business: Vancouver Board of Trade Breakfast

May 25, 2016 (Vancouver)

Learn how local organizations are transforming conventional business models, increasing transparency, and gaining followers through values based practices. Expert panel presentation. Register now.

Buy Social Webinar on Public Sector Social Purchasing

May 25, 2016 (online)

Save the date! More information coming soon!

Buy Social and CleanStart

May 26, 2016 (Vancouver)

Celebrating their growth and increased impact and announcing a new pest control social enterprise Green Frog. More information coming soon!

Trademarks Open House: Rebuilding Lives-Developing Women in the Trades

May 26, 2016 (Vancouver)

Learn about Tradeworks programs, mission and values, tour the workshop facility, bid on silent auction, and more, all while enjoying  light refreshments. Tickets available here.

HiVE 5-Year Anniversary Party

May 27, 2015 (Vancouver)

Celebrate 5 years of sweet social impact with HiVE! Check their Facebook page.


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