An upcoming Social Enterprise Roundtable will introduce attendees to an emerging business model that aims to help solve social problems. The Business Enterprise Centre, NORDIK Institute and the Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Northern Region Partnership are joining forces to offer a unique training opportunity on February 27th.

The roundtable will host 10 distinguished panelists and speakers, including business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and educators. “This event offers a stellar panel of speakers and presenters who are knowledgeable in this new territory.” Said Fred Gibbons, Chair of the Timmins Economic Development Corporation Board. Barb Stegemann, the keynote speaker for the event, is a Top Game Changer on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, she is the CEO and Founder of The 7 Virtues, and was recognized by Women’s Executive Network as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada.

“A Social Enterprise reinvests its profits to help solve a social problem,” said Natasha Chalwell, the Business Enterprise Centre’s Social Entrepreneurship Events Coordinator. “We anticipate that entrepreneurs in Timmins will start looking to Social Enterprise (SE) to launch or strengthen their business or organization, and this training will give them the resources to do so,” she added.
The full day is dedicated to Social Enterprise and will focus on the opportunities this business model offers. Participants will develop a social business plan, learn to communicate their value as an SE, and discover resources and support to start their venture.

Visit tinurl.com/SEERoundtable for more information and to register.

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