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Social Souk event

18 May 2017

Belfast event for people interested in starting a social enterprise

Belfast City Council are hosting the first-ever Social Souk event, designed to help those who are interested in setting up a social enterprise or cooperative.

By attending this event you will be able to:

  • network and visit the social enterprise and cooperative marketplace to find potential new customers*
  • access one-to-one specialist support and advice on the day, and
  • benefit from peer support through ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ networking sessions

* Support organisations, social enterprises and cooperatives based in Belfast will be exhibiting their products and services.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017 
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Venue: St George's Market, Belfast

For further details on this event please call Helen at Work West on 028 90610 826 or email

Please note that you must register to exhibit, network or receive one-to-one mentoring by completing an online form.

Watch a video that highlights how media production company SlackPress developed into a self-sufficient social enterprise that successfully engages with the local community.