On Thursday, March 8, 2012, three social enterprises will pitch their ideas to a panel of local business leaders for the opportunity to be awarded financial and technical assistance packages to help grow their enterprise.
Sold out for 3 years running, the 4th annual Social Enterprise Dragons™ will include a lively business competition with an expert judging panel, networking opportunities, refreshments, and information about local social enterprises. Before the competition, Social Enterprises and their supporters can participate in a day of learning at the 2012 Social Enterprise Day of Learning presented by Enterprising Non-Profits (enp)
Social Enterprise Dragons is presented by Enterprising Non-Profits in partnership with JDQ Systems Inc., Junxion Strategy, and KPMG. Angel Sponsors include TELUS and ASQ Canada – Vancouver Section. Vancity Community Foundation is a Strength sponsor. Other supporters include Axiom News, SEE Change Magazine, and Bull, Housser & Tupper.
The Social Enterprise Dragons event will be held on March 8th, 2012, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (SFU), 149 West Hastings Street in Vancouver.
Register today and buy tickets to participate in both events:
BC Social Enterprise Day of Learning & Social Enterprise Dragons 2012 at:
**Register with Promo Code ‘JDQ’ for a $25 discount
The 3 finalists for the Social Enterprise Dragons event are EMBERS Staffing Solutions, Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society and Vancouver Native Housing Society.
The BC Social Enterprise Day of Learning will be held at the Library Square Conference Centre, 350 W. Georgia, Vancouver, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, on March 8, 2012, prior to the “Dragons” finale.