Social Enterprise Conference 2019 - Programme

View the programme for our Homeless Link Social Enterprise Conference 2019.

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Tuesday 10th September 2019


10.15      Registration and refreshments


10.45     Growing a successful social enterprise

  • Chair: Rick Henderson, Chief Executive, Homeless Link
  • Neil Berry, Director of Programmes, Access
  • Terry Murphy, Programme Manager, Just Works - Printed By Us
  • Matt Harrison, Director of business and social enterprise, Homeless Link

Followed by questions and discussion


11.45      Refreshment break


12.00      Workshop session 1

Delegates are asked to select one of the following sessions to attend:

  • The thrills and spills of developing social enterprise in a homelessness charity
  • Lessons learnt from the EDP pilot year: grant-applications, funding and understanding your market
  • Digital marketing: Content! What is it good for? Absolutely something!

13.05      Networking lunch


14.00      Workshop session 2

Delegates are asked to select one of the following sessions to attend:

  • Mission Impossible: Generating new ideas for enterprise
  • Training and supporting employees with lived experience
  • Growing your business and scaling your impact

15:05     Refreshment break


15:20      Lessons from abroad: Rehabilitation through social enterprise

A presentation and discussion with Lena Lago, Chair of Basta

Basta is a user run organisation offering drug rehabilitation and work-based integration through social enterprise at multiple locations across Sweden.


16:00      End of conference

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Alex McKenzie

Conference and events manager

Alex manages Homeless Link's conference and events programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4493
Email: alex.mcKenzie@homelesslink.org.uk