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Social Enterprise Catalyst - Day of Learning

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4 May 2015 - 2:44pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

Social enterprise catalyst

Day Of Learning


On May 21, 2015, the Day of Learning will bring together organizations who are considering social enterprise together with already operating enterprises, and experts in the field for a day-long skills-building conference focused on delivering practical and relevant learning to help social enterprises launch and expand. Brenda Kuecks from Ecotrust is the morning’s keynote speaker and will be talking about the economic power and potential of social enterprise. Adrian Legin, Coastal Community Credit Union’s CEO, is the afternoon keynote speaker and will be presenting: Building the Network, Strengthening the Sector.

Cost: $55 (bundle with your Gala ticket to save $10)


Day of Learning Schedule



Registration, Coffee, and Tea


Keynote: Brenda Kuecks, President - Ecotrust Canada

10:15-11:30 AM

Social Innovation: When Old Models Don

10:15-11:30 AM

Early Stage Enterprises: Assessing Your Business Idea & Feasibility

10:15-11:30 AM

Operational Enterprises: Creating a Proactive & Strategic Marketing Plan






Social Innovation: Buy Social


Early Stage Enterprises: First Nations & Community Based Enterprises


Operational Enterprises: Measuring Impact


Social Innovation: Vancouver Island Social Innovation Zone


Early Stage Enterprises: Financing from Start-Up to Expansion


Operational Enterprises: The Power of Procurement


Keynote: Adrian Legin, CEO - Coastal Community


Event Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -
8:30am to 4:00pm