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Sponsorship Opportunities
26 October 2018

Social Enterprise NI is the representative body for Social Enterprises across Northern Ireland. We provide support, information and advice to Social Enterprises and Entrepreneurs to grow and sustain their businesses.  Social Enterprise offers a way to do business that is driven by a social purpose. It aims to show that businesses and markets can deliver social benefits and tackle difficult social problems.

Quaker Care Management Board
25 October 2018

The Quaker Care Management Board are looking for someone with skills/experience in one or more of the following areas: retail management, retail development, new venture creation, entrepreneurship, ethical business development.   

If you are interested, contact Dave Morton, Operations Manager at or telephone 02890 201444 and he will arrange to meet with you and provide further information, answer any questions etc.


‘Through our eyes’ – Launch of unique tours of Belfast led by people with autism and learning difficulites
22 October 2018

Social enterprise NOW Group have revealed plans for a new initiative that will train people with autism and learning difficulties to be tour guides in Belfast. The project, called ‘Through Our Eyes’, was launched as NOW hosts an international travel exchange programme with TILL (Toward Independent Living and Learning) Inc. who are based in Belfast’s sister city of Boston. Through Our Eyes is the latest social enterprise from NOW Group aimed at increasing job opportunities for people with disabilities.

Social Enterprise NI Gala Awards 2018 - Winners
19 October 2018

Social Enterprise Northern Ireland Gala Awards Dinner 2018 – Winners


Friday evening saw the Annual Social Enterprise NI Gala Awards Dinner take place in The Stormont Hotel, Belfast. The awards showcasing the Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland was attended by over 400 guests from Social Enterprise, Private and Public Sectors.  The awards ceremony was hosted by UTVs Paul Clark a great supporter of the Social Enterprise Sector.


Belfast City Council's Global Entrepreneurship Week - 12th - 18th November 2018
18 October 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is back on Monday, 12 November with more free events to help you grow your business and connect with potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. 

This year’s theme is ‘Investing in our city’s future, one business at a time’, so we have a number of events for new SMEs and for those of you who are taking your first steps in business during GEW.

Further details can be found at