Start Up | Stay Up

Social Enterprise Conference

25-26 April 2016, Green Rooms, London, UK

 

Learn from world-changing innovators and makers in the social enterprise community

 

Start Up, Stay Up Social Enterprise Conference 2016, London

 

Are you thinking of starting a social enterprise or working to grow or scale your social business? Join us for a 1 or 2 days of ideas, practical advice and collaborative sessions geared towards helping you access the resources at your fingertips and achieve your social entrepreneurial goals.

Are you ready to change the world?

Taking place

 

25-26 April 2016

 

Green Rooms, Wood Green, London 

N22 6UW

 

 

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Robert Ashton
The Barefoot Entreprenuer & Founder Swarm Aprentice

Paula Woodman
Senior Advisor

Brithich Council

Peter Holbrook
CEO

Social Enterprise UK

2016  Plenary Speakers:

Liam Black
Chief Encouragment Officer

Wavelength

2016  Speakers:

Simon Evill
Head of Ventures

ClearlySo

Albert Chong
Head of Quality and Performance

UnLtd

Robert Forster
Co-founder

Red Ochre

Robert Forster
Co-founder

Red Ochre

John Montague
Director of Early Starge Business

Big Issue Invest

Amir Rizwan
Investment Executive

Venturesome

Lisa Thompson
Managing Director & Founder

Blue Acorns

Nicholas Hartwright
Founder

Green Room Hotels

John Montague
Director of Early Starge Business

Big Issue Invest

Robert Ashton
 Founder

Swarm Apprenticeships

Paula Woodman
Senior Advisor

British Council

Peter Holbrook
CEO

Social Enterprise UK

2016  Plenary Speakers & Chair:

Our Speakers

Liam Black
Chief Encouragment Officer

Wavelength

2016  Speakers:

Simon Evill
Head of Ventures

ClearlySo

Albert Chong
Head of Quality and Performance

UnLtd

Micheal Norton
Director/Co-founder

CIVA/Buzzbnk

John Montague
Director of Early Starge Business

Big Issue Invest

Alison Freeman

Consultant

NEF Consulting

Sarah Chu 

Investment Manager

Numbers for good 

Nicholas Hartwright
Founder

Green Rooms

Nicholas Bull
Governance Manager & Legal Coucil

RSA

Sam Petter
Founder

Tatty Bumpkin Ltd UK

Amir Rizwan
Investment Executive

Venturesome

Tom Lewis-Reynier
Director of Communications

Catch 22

Sheeza Ahmad
Founder & CEO 

HelpingB

Andrew Hunt
Founder & Managing Director Aduna

Sally-Ann Baker
Managing Director

Bidright UK

Rohan Martyres, 

Head of Impact and Investment Strategy

CAN Invest

Mike Britton
Founder

Goodwill Solutions CIC

Tracey Vickers
Head of CEO's

Office

HCT Group

David Boyle
Director

The Community Shares Company 

Servane Mouazan

Founder & Director

Ogunte CIC

Robert Foster
Co-founder

Red Ochre

Julia Meek 
Head of Business Development

HCT Group

Alexis Michaelides  

Managing Director

Big Creative Training

TUESDAY, 26th APRIL 2016
Our Schedule

Post-conference Workshop A

 

You have a business idea, now what?

 

While you might feel the urge to drop everything else and jump on it, you should think rationally about any new business endeavour. How can you test your business idea without going all in right away? What can you do to validate it while expending the smallest amount of effort, time, and money possible?

 

You'll  learn:

 

  • How to evaluate your idea? 

  • What problem your solution is evolving?

  • How to test the market?

  • Lock down the details of your business idea.

  • Where to find your first customer?

  • How to market on a budget?

  • What to include in a business plan?

 

Workshop Leaders:

Lily Chong, Consultant, The Fourth Sector & Gianpietro Pucciariello, Changemaker, Makesense

 

10:00am  // Start  1:00pm  // Finish

 

START UP: 

Launch and want to start making a difference?

 

 

 

 

 

1:45pm am // Legal & governance structures

 

  • Choose and understand the right legal and governance frameworks for your social enterprise.

  • Be clear of the advantages and disadvantages associated with each respective structures.

  • What are the cost and tax implications?

 

Robert Foster, Co-Founder, Red Ochre 

 

2:25pm // Building your finances with confidence

 

Starting as you mean to go on; a practical review of:

  • Key financial statements: P&L, Balance Sheet & Cashflow

  • Building budgets & forecasts

  • Financial duties of a business owner - best practices for keeping it simple-

Sarah Chu, Investment Manager, Numbers for good

 

3:05pm // Take your idea and make it happen

 

  • Integrating mission and strategies 

  • What I will do and won’t do again

  • Ensuring success

 

Nick Hartwright, Founder, Green Rooms

Dan Turner, PR Consultant

 

 

 

3:45pm //Afternoon Tea

 

4:05pm //How to report and measure social impact 

 

  •  Defining your outputs and outcomes

  •  Method of capturing & evaluate data

  •  Communicating Impact

  •  Designing a comprehensive client management and social reporting system

 

Alison Freeman, Consultant, NEF Consulting

Joy Beishon, Head of Green Gym Research, Green Gym

 

4:45pm // Introducing a new product to market - on a shoestring

 

  • Harnessing your social mission - the power of enrolment

  • Creating a brand - the gift that keeps on giving

  • Guerrilla marketing fuelled by love, passion & creativity

 

Andrew Hunt, Co-founder & Managing Director, Aduna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:20pm // Panel: Developing successful partnerships & collaborations

 

Nick Hartwright, Founder, Green Rooms

Sam Petter, Founder, Tatty Bumpkin UK Ltd

Tom Lewis - Reynier, Comms Director, Catch 22

Servane Mouazan, Founder & Director, Ogunte CIC 

 

6:00pm // Close and Networking Reception

STAY UP:

Want to stay up and scale your social impact sustainably?

 

 

 

1:45pm //Can’t grow won’t grow

 

  • Develop a vision & start up culture

  • The business achilles heels

  • Cash flow is king

 

 

Mike Britton, Founder, Goodwill Solutions CIC (2014 Growth Champion)

 

2:25pm // Panel: Growth strategy for your Business?

 

  • Social Franchising - Sam Petter, Founder, Tatty Bumpkin Diversification - Mike Britton, Founder, Goodwill Solutions CIC

  • Distribution - Andrew Hunt, Co-founder and Managing Director, Aduna

  • Acquisition - Tom Lewis - Reynier, Communication Director, Catch 22

 

3:05pm // Managing your risk while growing and scaling your social business/charity/CIC

 

  • What governance processes looks like when its carried out well

  • Whats the right blend of support, processes, things to do avoid and to do

  • Legal Top Tips - from grant/contract formation, VAT, intellectual property issues and trademark protection.

 

Nicholas Bull, Governance Manager and Legal Counsel, RSA

 

3:45pm // Afternoon Tea 

 

4:05pm // How social investment can help scale without losing your edge?

 

  • Challenges and Considerations

  • Due diligence and control

  • Pre & Post Impact

 

Tracey Vickers, Head of the CEO’s office,  

Julia Meek, Head of Business Development, HCT Group

 

4:45pm // How to negotiate with investors

 

  • Are you investment ready? What does it actually mean and what are your options?

  • Your investment proposition – what areas you need to address

  • Get investors to sit up and notice you - how to develop your proposition and pitch for investors

  • What investment looks like – hear from Big Creative Training about their investment journey

 

Rohan Martyres, Head of Social Impact and Investment Strategy, CAN Invest

 

Alexis Michaelides, Managing Director, Big Creative Training

 

5:20pm // Panel: Developing successful partnerships & collaborations

 

Nick Hartwright, Founder, Green Rooms

Sam Petter, Founder, Tatty Bumpkin UK Ltd.

Tom Lewis - Reynier, Comms Director, Catch 22

Servane Mouazan, Founder & Director, Ogunte CIC 

 

6:00pm // Close and Networking Reception

 

Note: Scheduling and timing of the agenda is  subject to change without notice.

Post- conference Workshop B

 

How to write a successful bid and funding application?

 

Funding bodies are receiving more applications for grants than they ever have before.  Learn how you can  stand out from the competition and boost your chance of winning.

 

 

You'll learn: 

 

  • What are types of funding applications you may need.

  • Steps to write bids that have a good chance of success.

  • How to produce realistic budget

  • How do you translat your competitive advantages into a persuasive story

  • How to avoid commonly made mistakes

 

 

 

Workshop Leader: Sally-Ann Baker, Managing Director, Bidright UK

 

 

2:00pm // Start  - 5:00pm // Finish

FULL DAY OR SEPARATELY BOOKABLE POST -CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

 

9:00am // Registration

 

9:30am // Welcome - Joint Plenary

 

9:40am // Social economy in the UK & abroad

Peter Holbrook, CEO, SEUK 

Paula Woodman, Senior Advisor, British Council

 

10:20am// Love and Profit

Liam Black, Co-Founder, Wavelength Companies Ltd & former CEO, Fifteen 

 

11:00am//Coffee Break 

 

11:25am// Funding & Investment Surgery

 

Think “group speed dating”! This interactive surgery session will allow delegates to learn and come with questions to better their understanding of what funds & investment are available to help start and grow their social business.  Each organisation will provide profile below, so that you can pre-plan which sessions as appropriate to you. 

 

Michael Norton, Director, Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action, Co-founder Buzzbnk 

Amir Rizwan, Investment Executive, Venturesome

Albert Chong, Fast Growth Programme Lead, UnLtd 

John Montague, Director of Early Stage Business, Big Issue Invest 

David Boyle, Director, The Community Shares Company

Simon Evill, Head of Ventures, Clearlyso

Rohan Martyres, Head of Social Impact and Investment Strategy, CAN Invest

 

 

12:45// Break for Lunch & Impact Round Tables

Post-conference Workshop C

 

How to prepare a successful crowdfunding campaign

 

A practical and interactive workshop for anyone interested in raising funds through Crowdfunding their Social Enterprise. The workshop will take you through the steps to launching a successful campaign.

 

You'll learn:

 

  • Steps to planning your crowdfunding campaign

  • When is the best to launch a crowdfunding campaign

  • Keeping momentum

  • Evaluating your crowdfunding campaign

  • What happens next

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Leader: Sheeza Ahmad

Founder, HelpingB

 

 

5:30 pm // Start  - 8:30pm // Finish

MONDAY, 25th APRIL 2016
MAIN CONFERENCE AGENDA
 SPONSORS

Conference sponsorship forms part of an effective and cohesive marketing strategy.  Social Enterprise Conference offers a number of partnership, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities that will help you;

 

  • Elevate your brand across sector

  • Meet new customers and develop business relations

  • Leveraged your lead generations opportunities

  • Boost your short term and long term sales

  • Differentiate your company from your competitors

  • Develop, create and enhance credibility

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the indusrty

  • Present your company as solution providers to business challenges

  • Generate brand awareness and recognition

  • Build and expand your community and network

  • Expand your media coverage

 

We believe in working with our customers in tandem to create a strategic and bespoke solution that best meets with their business objectives and return on their investment.

 

All of our packages are tailored to meet your requirements.  If you would like more information on our sponsorship and exhibition options or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contract us.

Contact Us
2 for 1 Ticket
 £ 129 One day pass
 £ 238 Two day pass

A 50% student discount is available.  Please use promotional code: AC4SE.  Please note a valid photo student ID must be presented at registration. All tickets are subject to VAT and process fees

REGULAR PRICE
 £ 129 One day pass
 £ 238 Two day pass

A 50% student discount is available.  Please use promotional code: AC4SE.  Please note a valid photo student ID must be presented at registration. All tickets are subject to VAT and process fees

Green Rooms

 

13-27 Station Road

Wood Green

London

N22 6UW

 

 

Web: greenrooms.london

Tel:+44 (0)2088 885 317

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