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 with Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter, …

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 of iSE, the Walk will …

Let’s Get More Brummies Buying from Social Enterprises

A wide-ranging discussion at the Digbeth, Highgate and Cheapside Social Enterprise Network meeting this morning concluded that two key activities for the year ahead should be collaborating to increase impact and sustainability and encouraging local individuals and organisations – in the public, private and civil society sectors – to buy from local social enterprises. Sarah Crawley from iSE reported that …