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Connecting, supporting, developing and sustaining vibrant businesses to create social change.

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My Arts & Craft Business is a Ballymena Business Centre Programme supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.  Applications are open to any person from Ballymena and Neighbouring

Belfast based companies and charities are invited to attend FREE information seminars to hear all about the benefits of getting ‘super-connected’ and how to apply for GRANTS OF UP TO £3,000 towards installation of super-fast broadband.

Ulster Bank's Business Achievers Awards are inviting businesses to enter the 2014 Awards. As a Business Women Can Ambassador, I would like to highlight that we have a specific Woman Led Business section along with 7 other categories. Businesses are eligible to enter up to 2 categories.


Responsible Business Conference 2014 – Looking to the Future, Not the Next Annual Report

This full day conference marks 25 years since Business in the Community first started in Northern Ireland and encourages companies of all sizes and in all sectors to think about the longer-term success of their business by exploring responsibility and sustainability issues.

Social Enterprise NI Awards Ceremony

Social Enterprise Awards: Thursday 23 October

Hilton Hotel, Belfast
To book your places click on the attached form.


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Social Innovation Camp - 26 November

SI camp helps build technical solutions to social challenges and will run in Northern Ireland later in 2014. SI camp will start with the Challenge Owners – those with a role in social innovation, stakeholders, representatives or employees of small community/voluntary organisations or employees of larger community/voluntary organisations.

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The second Social Enterprise Means Busine

The L&Q Group, who are one of London's largest residential developers, have acquired Social Impact Tracker to measure the impact of their community development activities across key foundation themes of Financial Inclusion, Employment and Training, Strengthening Communities and Positive Futures for Young People.

The Southern Social Enterprise Hub will promote and support social enterprise throughout the Southern Social Investment Fund area which covers the Council areas of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Dungannon and Newry & Mourne.  The Hub will provide incubation space for new and developing social enterprises and also offer information, training and support to assist social enterprises to get started and grow.

Now in its 5th year, the RBS SE100 Index, the leading market intelligence tool for social ventures, is pleased to announce two new awards for 2014.

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Social Enterprise NI recommends Trade Social, the online directory of Social Enterprises in NI, encouraging networking and sales to each other, the public and private sectors, and general public.

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