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What’s in it for you as a social enterprise company or individual starting a social enterprise

  • Address personal development needs
  • Develop positive relationships with public, private and other third sector organisations
  • Increase your understanding of what commissioners are looking for
  • Be heard to influence the design of public services
  • Access capacity building training

What’s in it for you as a private business interested in social enterprise partnerships

  • Develop joint ventures with other organisations
  • Showcase your enterprise and expertise to members
  • Develop relationships with buyers
  • Increase your understanding of what commissioners are looking for
  • Have an impact on social change


  • What’s in it for you as a public sector Commissioner
  • Evidence your participation in the community
  • Be involved in a co-ordinated approach to design and delivery of services
  • Focus on outcomes rather than outputs
  • Access public, private, voluntary and service users across multi-disciplinary services both on and offline

Social Solutions Academy, Manchester

Our mission is to create powerful connections for social leaders delivering partnerships for social change. We bring together commissioners, service providers and service users, making it easier to find practical solutions to social problems. Through intelligent networking, shared learning, events and a dynamic social innovation forum, together we can increase the momentum and impact of social and environmental resolutions through the development of social enterprise.