New Economy Summit 2018

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Date & Time: Friday, January 26, 2018
8:30 AM-6:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Student Center, Worcester State University
Blue Room
486 Chandler Street Worcester MA
Worcester, MA 01602
Cost: Sliding Scale $0-40
Sponsored by: Social Venture Collaborative
Description: Building A Resilient Social Venture Ecosystem

Join the Social Venture Collaborative for the 2nd annual New Economy Summit.

The event will convene social entrepreneurs, social change practitioners, educational institutions, students, the business community, and others who share the goal of creating a just, equitable, and sustainable world.

This day-long event will serve as a powerful forum for making and strengthening connections, as well as building ongoing collaboration. Participants will engage in various interactive activities designed to strengthen a regional ecosystem and support transformation related to social enterprise, social business, cooperatives, and enterprise-oriented nonprofit organizations. Attendees will identify common challenges faced by local start-ups and brainstorm opportunities and next steps to resolve these and other challenges.

Keynote speakers, workshops, musicians, panelists and participants from across New England will inspire and motivate people to remain active and connected beyond the Summit.

Topics will most likely include:

Conversations between Anchor Institutions and Social Ventures (a conference focus area)
Energy democracy
Building Resilient Food Systems
Social Enterprise / Social Business Showcase
Social Enterprise Zones
Participatory Budgeting
Cooperative Enterprise Showcase
Measuring our Impact
Regional Food Efforts
Funding New Enterprises
A New World of Work
All paid registration includes program, lunch, light breakfast, evening appetizers, interpretation and childcare.

Social networking event will be 4:30-6pm at 3 Cross Brewing, 4 Knowlton Ave, Worcester.
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Created: November 14, 2017 at 3:48 PM
Last Modified: November 15, 2017 at 11:48 AM

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