Case Study

Social Enterprise Policy & Practice: Scotland’s Annual Conference

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Social Enterprise Policy & Practice: Scotland’s Annual Conference  7th September 2016, Scotland

The Brief

Each year, we deliver an annual conference highlighting major developments, policy changes, trends, issues and key priorities for social enterprise strategy within Scotland. We offer a platform for delegates to hear about the sector’s rising stars, to network and to focus on specific sectors or business areas through engaging workshops.

Our Input

CEIS Events provided full event management services covering budget management; venue management; programme development; logistics; marketing and promotion including website creation and content management; delegate and exhibitor registration; sponsor, exhibitor and delegate recruitment; supply chain management securing AV, catering and exhibition management; onsite event management and financial management and reconciliation.

The Results

The event was hailed a success with:

  • A Government update on ‘Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-2026’ by Angela Constance
  • 220 delegates attending
  • 6 rising stars providing a short overview of their business and its success to date
  • 96% of delegates rating overall event management & organisation as excellent or good
  • 84% of delegates saying they would recommend the event to a colleague

Delegate testimonials

“The conference was one of the best I’ve ever attended. It was well paced and the sessions were excellent consistently”. John Kay, CEO, Realize Strategies

“This was one of the best CEIS conferences I have attended – and I think I’ve made most of them”. David Cook, CEO, Cook Creative Limited

“Clearly a very professionally run event. Well considered and thought out in terms of content and well managed as an event. Pleasure to attend”. Neil McLean, CEO, Social Enterprise Academy



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