Virtual roundtable: Local economies, communities and social enterprise

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EventsEvent Date: Nov 24th, 2020  Time: 10.00 - 11.30  Location: Online

The role of local institutions, communities and enterprise will be critical in how places are able to respond to the challenges ahead and reset their local economies

As the pandemic of 2020 has shown, there are significant challenges now and ahead for places across Wales. Some of the hardest hit places are those with pre-existing economic and social challenges, and the role of local institutions and enterprise will be critical in how places are able to respond to the challenges ahead and reset local economies.

Date: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Time: 10:00-11:30

What it’s about

This roundtable, hosted jointly by the Bevan Foundation and UnLtd, is about the relationships between local anchor institutions and social entrepreneurs in positively contributing to local economic development and social infrastructure.  It will explore what kind of collaborations help them thrive and help build more resilient local economies. It will hear first hand from local government practitioners and social enterprises who have successfully collaborated for wider economic and social benefit.

Who should participate

This roundtable discussion will be of interest to anyone working in economic development, regeneration and specific localities who wants to understand more about how local anchor institutions can successfully developing local solutions to new and existing issues. It will be attended by local authorities, registered social landlords, local economic development practitioners and social enterprise bodies.

By participating you will find out more about opportunities and successes of harnessing local talent and enterprise for positive local economic and social change.

How to get involved

Attendance is free but you must register in advance.  Please contact [email protected] to register your interest in attending.


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