• 10:00 – 13th November 2019.

  • 16:30 – 13th November 2019.

The Studio,

Riverside West,

Whitehall Rd,

Leeds,

LS1 4AW

This is an event for groups working on rural community businesses, at all stages.

Delegates can look forward to sessions that will consider the basics of setting up and running a community business, discussions about best practice and most importantly, the opportunity to connect with peers working on similar projects.

Highlights include speed networking and sessions on financial planning, managing volunteers and staff, promoting health and wellbeing and boosting the local economy.

The event is being offered free of charge to Plunkett members and £29 for non-members on a first come, first serve basis.

10:00 – Registration and coffee

10:30 – Welcome and introduction

The role of community business in making better places

Speed networking

Choice of the following workshops:

  • Financial planning and fundraising
  • Community engagement and consultation
  • Getting the most out of staff and volunteers

12:30 – Lunch

13:15 – World Café Discussions

  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Boosting the local economy
  • Making community businesses accessible and welcoming
  • Overcoming community issues and tensions
  • How to continually adapt your business

Choice of the following workshops:

  • Financial planning and fundraising
  • Community engagement and consultation
  • Getting the most out of staff and volunteers

Closing remarks

16:00 – End

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