In order to inspire existing and future entrepreneurs and to inform others of the value and potential of social enterprise, SSEI has hosted in excess of 20 best practice events.  These events have featured contributions from some of the world’s leading thinkers and achievers in the area of social enterprise. These events have also provided a platform for some of Ireland’s most successful social entrepreneurs to share their own stories.


Series Synopsis Event

SONY DSCWhen: Wednesday 10th February 2016

Time: 12.00pm-2.00pm

Venue: North Western Social Enterprise Hub, 12-14 The Diamond, Derry, BT48 6HW

Speakers: John McGowan (The Nerve Centre and Enterprise NW), Aongus O’Keeffe (Inspiring Impact) and Professor Ken O’Neill (SSEI)



When: June Photo CroppedFriday 20th November 2015

Time: 8.00am-10.00am (breakfast included)

Venue: Malone Lodge Hotel, 60 Eglantine Ave, Belfast BT9 6DY

Speakers: Dr June O’Sullivan MBE and a panel of local social business leaders


Social v Commercial Aims

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David Floyd (Social Spider) Doing good without going bust

Adrian Bird (Resurgam) Resurgam Presentation for Podiem Oct 2015

The Social Impact Equation

To download the speaker slides from this event please click on the links below:

The Social Impact Equation Slides


Previous Events and Activities

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Here is a montage of our press coverage from the past few years:

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