Workshops, networking and more so that you can learn, connect and grow with our community.

Upcoming Events

Building a Social Impact Strategy Workshop

thursDAY, November 3, 2022: 10am est; OR
Monday, November 14, 2022: 4PM EST

online interactive workshop

Event Description

Take the strategy for your social enterprise to the next level. Clarify your vision and find the support and funding you need.

Looking for more? Our members have access to an exclusive monthly Circuit discussion group and a growing resource bank to suit your social impact journey. Learn more about our membership program.

Catch up on past events

Let's Talk About Social Enterprise

thursDAY, september 22, 2022
5:30pm - 8:00pm EST

in-person event in mississauga, ontario

Event Description

Join us for an evening of celebrating and inspiring social impact. The evening will start with a expert panel followed by curated networking to help you connect with others working on the same goals.
Brought to you with the support of Startup Canada and ICUBE UTM.

Girls with Goals

WEDNESDAY, july 13, 2022
1:00pm - 4:00pm EST


Event Description

Led by ambiSHEous and a great group of experienced facilitators, you will be working in teams to apply skills that can transforms ideas into actions and impactful results. This program is open to women and non-binary individuals between the ages of 15-29.

Celebrating Women in Social Enterprise

Tuesday, march 29, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

networking event to celebrate women's month

Event Description

Spotlight and networking event for women across Canada to build new connections and share your vision for social impact. We reviewed 5 strategies to consider when applying the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to your organization.

Have your Voice Heard

Tuesday, AUGUST 24, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST

this is a closed focus group

Event Description

Community members will meet and discuss what key aspects they would like to see the federal government do to better support them. Notes and key recommendations will be packaged for local MPs and federal advocacy and meetings. Organized by Startup Canada.

Q&A with Leaders in SE

Thursday, AUGUST 12, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

free workshop for startup social enterprise

Event Description

Mary Bone has 30 years of experience in the charitable sector and led Habitat for Humanity Durham as their CEO for 13 years. Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi is an Equity and Inclusion expert and the founder of Accelerate Her Future, an career accelerator for Black, Indigenous and self-identifying women of colour. Come and learn from their experiences on building ideas for social impact into thriving enterprises.

exploring social enterprise event invite

Exploring Social Enterprise

Thursday, june 17, 2021
2:00pm - 3:30pm EST

free workshop for startup social enterprise

Event Description

In this interactive workshop, we will explore together the definition and design of social enterprises, and how they operate, empower communities in need, improve quality of life, and protect the planet. It is our mission to support and connect these organizations, social entrepreneurs and changemakers to create greater impact in their communities.

Social Enterprise 101

Tuesday, june 8, 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm EST

free workshop in collaboration with edge sheridan

event Description

Explore the foundations of social entrepreneurship. You will:

  • Learn the definition and diversity of social enterprises that exist
  • Examine impact models including the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Review examples of social enterprises
  • Apply learning and insights into creating or enhancing a social enterprise
  • Connect with and engage in discussion with others interested in social enterprise