Events for Social Entrepreneurs - September 2017

August 30, 2017

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's going on this month. 

This page gets updated regularly so keep coming back for more!

Wednesday 13 September - Are you Scotland's next social innovator? - Perth

Join us in Perth for an evening of social innovation! This is your opportunity to find out more about the Social Innovation Competition, launched on 9 August, and network with other social entrepreneurs. Register by 11 September, while tickets last.

Sunday 24 September - Stirling Soup 4 - Stirling

'Stirling Soup' is a community crowd-funding event, bringing together local people to support projects that improve our local area. Apply to pitch by 21 August, or attend and meet some new people, discover new projects, and have a chat about getting involved in volunteering in Stirling. 

Tuesday 26 September - This must be the place - Glasgow

Join us at citizenM Glasgow for an early evening networking event focusing on social entrepreneurs who are working in their communities to make positive change. Hear from Noel Mathias the Founder of WEvolution and also Lesley Compston of KLAS Care about why and how they started, what challenges they face and how they manage those through their personal and business resilience. Meet other established and early stage social enterprises. This event is aimed at aspiring, start up and ambitious social entrepreneurs - don't miss this chance to meet and mix with others like you.

Thursday 28 September - Glasgow Soup - Glasgow

The event focuses on community-based projects in the east end of Glasgow, and consists of all attendees discussing ideas pitched on the evening and voting for those they support, all over a bowl of fresh homemade soup and bakery products from Unity's Spoon Cafe. Tickets cost £5, and applications to pitch ideas are now open at

Thursday 28 September - Meet the Buyer - Glasgow

The Supplier Development Programme is partnering with Scottish Government, Scotland Excel and Business Gateway for our 2017 annual Meet The Buyer event at Hampden Park in Glasgow. This year’s event will include a social enterprise zone as well as over 60 exhibitors from the public sector, private contractors and business support providers, with over 1,000 delegates expected on the day. 


South Ayrshire Social Enterprise Network