Are you a social enterprise or budding socially minded entrepreneur who wants to boost your chances of landing valuable contracts with big companies?
Or do you work for a big City firm and want to find out more about establishing supply contracts with social enterprise organisations?
Buying Socially: The Case for Social Enterprise in Big Business Supply Chains is a free knowledge and networking event taking place from 5.30pm on Wednesday 4th February at The Escalator in London’s Whitechapel.
Organised by Barking Enterprise Centre in partnership with innovative business services provider, Agilisys, the event aims to support the Ready to Supply the City programme, helping increase opportunities for social enterprises to do business with larger City firms and their supply chains.
The event offers a great opportunity for those at both ends of the supply chain to find out more about how big business and social enterprise can work together. It includes:
- Keynote speech from Charles Mindenhall, Chairman of Agilisys and Technology Trust, on how engaging with social enterprises can benefit big businesses
- Presentation from social entrepreneurs Ian Chambers and Aaron McCarter, founders and directors of social enterprise East London Radio CIC
- Advice on positioning your organisation to enter the supply chains of City-based organisations – and on how to bring social enterprises into your own supply chain
- Chance to network with potential clients, suppliers and like-minded social enterprises
You can also learn more about Ready to Supply the City programme and the range of free 1-2-1 support, training and workshops it has on offer
The event is free to attend, but places are strictly limited and tickets are going fast. Don’t miss out:
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