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Birmingham City Drive 2016

#BrumCityDrive Our thanks to everyone who got involved with Birmingham City Drive 2016 – we couldn’t have done it without you! In particular we would like to thank our sponsors, who helped us to have such a successful week: UnLtd West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Anthony Collins Solicitors ART Business Loans Unity Trust Bank […]


Highlights from the Digbeth, Cheapside and Highgate Social Enterprise Network Meeting

This morning’s meeting was rather special. As it took place during Birmingham’s second annual City Drive, a week of activities aiming to raise the profile of the sector and reach out beyond it, we were delighted to welcome a broader range of guests than usual. Everyone was keen to find out how they might engage […]


Book Your Slots at Birmingham City Drive 2016!

The programme of events for Birmingham City Drive 2016, 18th to 22nd April, is now published!  And there’s lots to get excited about. We’ve created a wide range of opportunities to meet and question the men and women driving the growth and development of the social enterprise sector in Birmingham.  You can also shop, examine […]


Monday 18th April 2016

12:00   Official Launch Online – look out for an introductory message from Sarah Crawley, Chief Executive of iSE and driving force behind Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter.  www.i-se.co.uk 13:00 – 16:00   Digbeth Social Enterprise Walk – a chance to visit social enterprises in the area and talk to them about their activities and experiences.  Led by Gary Rogers […]


Tuesday 19th April 2016

08:30 – 10:00   Digbeth, Cheapside and Highgate Social Enterprise Network Meeting, at iSE, B12 0HJ – we look forward to welcoming new and existing members of the Network, which aims to boost trade for social enterprises and forge valuable connections for people interested in the sector.  This is the forum through which to engage with […]


Wednesday 20th April 2016

09:00 – 16:30   Developing a Trading Arm: individual one hour sessions – changes to public service delivery mean there are more opportunities than ever before to create direct community impact through trading.  Book an individual one hour slot with a business adviser from iSE and find out social enterprise can help you achieve your objectives. […]


Thursday 21st April 2016

10:30 – 13:30   Women in Social Enterprise – a chance to drop in to the new Women’s Enterprise Hub Sparkbrook to find out more about the inspiring women who have chosen to work in social enterprise. Take a look at their displays and chat to them about their passions, experiences and motivation. Women’s Enterprise Hub Sparkbrook, […]


Friday 22nd April 2016

09:00 – 17:00   Image Consultancy and Social Enterprise Branding: individual one hour sessions –  from digital marketing to developing your brand, from getting to grips with the basics to checking you are on the right track, to this surgery is guaranteed to help. At iSE, B12 0HJ. £60 per hour + VAT. Email marija@i-se.co.uk to book your place. […]


Highlights from the Digbeth Cheapside and Highgate Social Enterprise Network Meeting

It was a great to see some new faces among the familiar ones at this morning’s Digbeth, Cheapside and Highgate Social Enterprise Network Meeting!  Thank you to all those who attended and updated us on their work. It was interesting to hear about the Birmingham Pound, SIFA’s Out of the Woodwork social enterprise, ART’s finance, […]