22 Mar Grassroots Enterprise 2014 Programme Announced
Grassroots Enterprise 2014 has announced its dynamic programme of speakers and workshops for this year’s conference. The event builds on the success of last year’s conference, increasing the focus on resident entrepreneurs and community Start-Ups and adding workshop options to the offering. The overarching theme for this year’s conference‘making it happen,’ promises to provide housing professionals with practical tools and simple solutions to support enterprise in their communities.
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National Housing Federation
The Resident Entrepreneur
Housing Solutions Chief Exec
Wider Impacts of Grassroots Enterprise
Our speakers are being joined by numerous organisations providing finance, support and advice to grassroots enterprise including:
Enterprising Community Assets & Spaces
Grassroots Start Up Loans
New for this year, multi-stream workshops will allow your team to explore in more detail themes of particular interest. Workshop themes already agreed include:
Resident Created Peer-Hubs
Contracting with Grassroots Start-Ups
Community Created Start-Ups
Enterprising Support for Community Groups
Shared Asset Management
Grassroots Enterprise events believe in being a showcase for start-up enterprise, so this year’s event includes:
Dozens of Start Ups will be showcasing and selling everything from customer service training to traditional sweets, and grounds maintenance to art therapy.
Some tasty catering treats will be provided by our start up caterers, if there is one thing these residents know it‘s how to make fantastic diet-busting temptations.
Resident Start-Up Awards
Over 300 residents Start Ups have completed Strive start up training from the Enterprise CUBE but who will pick up the awards for best employer, creative, entrepreneur, business growth, community and sector provider start up?
Click here to nominate a Striver you know.