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2015 Social Enterprise Masters Conference

April 17, 2015

Social Enterprise Masters Conference
Wednesday 3 June 2015, 9am – 4.30pm
Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne.

Featuring international guest speaker Jonathan Bland (UK), award winning Australian social enterprises and leading social enterprise figures.

Presented by Social Traders the 2015 Social Enterprise Masters Conference provides a unique opportunity for people interested in, operating or supporting social enterprises to benefit from sessions with Australian social enterprise award winners and local and international guest speakers.

As the only national conference of its type, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the collective experience and expertise of the sector, gain insights into the successes and challenges facing social enterprises, and help build the capacity of the social enterprise community in Australia.

Program features:

  • International guest speaker Jonathan Bland – a key figure in the transformation of the social enterprise movement in the UK, firstly as founding CEO of Social Enterprise London and then as founding CEO of the Social Enterprise Coalition. Jonathan is now applying the same passion and energy to transforming social enterprise in the European Union.
  • 2014 Australian Social Enterprise Award winners – SEED Parks and Property Maintenance, Clean Force Property Services, and the 40K Group.
  • Leading Australian social enterprise researchers and practitioners including Professor Jo Barraket (Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University), Ingrid Burkett (Knode Consulting) and Mark Daniels (Social Traders)
  • Experts on everything you need to set up or grow your social enterprise – regional and rural social enterprise, finance, procurement, place-based social enterprise, start-ups and marketing.

Benefits of attending:

  • INSPIRE – Hear from leading international and local social enterprises who are leading the way in using business for social impact.
  • CONNECT – Network with other social enterprises, supporters, policy makers, investors and philanthropists.
  • GROW – Learn practical skills and tips needed to grow your enterprise, expand your markets, and help build the social enterprise community in Australia.

“Inspiring, warming, mind opening, quality, genuine, honest. Just a few words to describe #SE Masters.”  2014 Conference attendee.
Who should attend?

The Conference will attract: established and start-up social enterprises, those thinking of starting a social enterprise, enterprising not-for-profits, government policy makers, philanthropists and investors.

Tickets: SE Masters Conference 2015: $289 + GST

SE Masters Conference & SE Awards Presentation Evening: $359.00 + GST

Limited tickets are available so get in early to secure your seat.  Book online at or visit for more information.

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