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


Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 12:00pm edt

Event Description

Join us as we explore the fundamentals of social enterprise and unveil our transformative ‘Start With Impact’ program. Whether you’re a seasoned social entrepreneur or just starting out, this is your chance to connect with a supportive community and gain invaluable insights into creating a business that genuinely makes a difference.

Past Events

Social Entrepreneurship Weekend

November 18 - 19, 2023

IN-PERSON 2-day retreat at uoft mississauga

Event Description

A transformative 2-day retreat for social entrepreneurs in partnership with ICUBE UTM. Focus on self-care, growth, and strategic planning. Reflect on your journey, learn to tell your story powerfully, and plan for your enterprise's future.

Women and UN SDGs for impact

Women & the UN SDGs

tuesday, july 18, 2023 - 1:00PM EST

online interactive workshop

Event Description

Learn about how to implement the UN SDGs to grow your impact and tell your story. Celebrate and share stories with a diverse group of women committed to mission-driven business.

Social enterprise networking event

Social Enterprise Holiday Celebration

Friday, december 9, 2022 - 10:00am EST

online community networking event

Event Description

Come connect with other social entrepreneurs doing great impact work across Canada and celebrate the holiday season.

Building a social impact strategy workshop

Building a Social Impact Strategy Workshop

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 4:00PM 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.

Let's Talk About Social Enterprise

thursDAY, september 22, 2022 - 5:30pm 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 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 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.

Step Up 2021 Conference

Tuesday, november 16, 2021 - 10:00Am EST

two-day virtual conference

Event Description

Join us for a memorable journey of learning and celebration. We have brought together two great days of inspiration and insight, storytelling from experienced social impact leaders and valuable advice from subject matter experts.

Have your Voice Heard

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

closed online 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 EST

online panel discussion

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 EST

online workshop

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 EST

online workshop at edge sheridan college

event Description

Explore the foundations of social entrepreneurship, different impact models, operating structures and how to get started with creatin your social enterprise business plan.

social enterprise sustainability conference

The Path to Sustainability SE Conference

Thursday, november 19, 2020 - 10:00am EST

full day virtual conference

event Description

To grow impact and operate sustainably, social enterprises require unique resources and support. Keeping this in mind, we set up the day to address prevalent issues in planning and running social enterprises. There will also be lots of time to interact with experts and participants of our growing social enterprise community.

Circuit Talk

Wednesday, august 5, 2020 - 5:30Pm EST

Online Panel DIscussion

event Description

We are hosting a great panel of experts who are going to share their diverse experiences in business, the economy and government. They will share their insight and perception when it comes to social enterprise and together paint a picture for what the future of the sector holds. Also, tune in to find out what is coming up next for the Social Venture Circuit and how you can stay involved.