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Social Saturday Comes To Northampton University

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Who is this event for?

If you’re not on the list below but want to come, you’re still welcome, the list is not exhaustive, it’s just a general guide.

  • Social enterprises looking to raise their profile and network with students.
  • Students looking to network with social enterprises.
  • Professionals looking to meet either students or social enterprises (or both).
  • People who are generally interested in the Social Saturday event day.

What’s going on?

Every year there’s a great opportunity to connect up with community based businesses in a nationwide day of events showcasing these social enterprises called “Social Saturday” organised by Social Enterprise UK.

This year we are doing a presentation and networking event at the University of Northampton to join in with this national events day.

How can I book?

It’s easy! simply either:

  • Go to our booking page on eventbrite and get a ticket, or..
  • Email at paul.connolly@northampton.ac.uk and let us know your name and that you’ll be attending

What’s on the agenda?

The event will be split into two parts:

  • A short presentation by each three local community driven businesses talking about how why they do what they do, how they operate etc.
  • An hour full of dynamic networking where firms and students can connect up and talk about potential opportunities to explore together.

Who will the three presenters be?

The three presentations will be from:

  • The Northants Credit Union.
  • Elsie’s Cafe, part of the Real Junk Food Project.
  • The Incredible Bakery.

We’re also very happy to say that local social enterprise success story Goodwill Solutions will also be able to come along and introduce themselves to us too.

How many social enterprises in total will be there?

As confirmations are coming in as we write, we won’t be sure until the day but we’ll keep the numbers updated through the run-up to the event.

As at 1st Oct: We have three presenters and about five other as yet unconfirmed attendees.


October 14, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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