Social Enterprise Forum and EOY Celebration

Date/Deadline: 06 Dec, 2022

Join Queensland Social Enterprise Council, Social Traders, and Impact Boom the first Queensland social enterprise forum and EOY celebration.

Towards 2032: Social Procurement, Energy Transition and the Olympic and Paralympic Games; will unpack the critical role of social enterprise and social procurement in realising the desired outcomes of a successful Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Queensland Governments ambitious Energy and Jobs Plan.

In 2032, Brisbane will be hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games with 70% of the state’s energy expected to come from renewable sources. To get there, $36 billion will be invested in the energy and jobs transition with an estimated $8 billion in economic and social benefits to flow from preparing for and hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Hear from a panel of guest speakers on how you can be part of these critical social procurement opportunities over the next 10 years.

Panel discussion hosted by Tom Allen, founder of Impact Boom;

  • Queensland Government – Peter Lacey, Executive Director, Queensland Government Procurement, Department of Energy and Public Works
  • Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee – Paula Robinson, General Counsel
  • Queensland Social Enterprise Council – Elise Parups, Chief Executive Officer
  • Social Traders – Alex Hooke, Executive Director, Advocacy and Engagement

Why you should attend:   

  • Learn how you can be part of $40+ billion in investment and the creation of 150,000 jobs
  • opportunity to network with like-minded businesses, social enterprises and purpose-driven individuals
  • discover how Queensland Government is engaging in social procurement policy AND
  • find out how you can make the most out of the above opportunities
  • get your questions answered by a Social Procurement Services team of experts

Who should attend:  

  • Certified social enterprises,
  • business and government members
  • for purpose community members

Places are strictly limited; online registration is essential and will close at Midday the day prior unless booked out.

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