• GRASSROOTS ENTERPRISE 2015

  • Resident community Enterprise

  • Find hidden potential here

Grassroots Enterprise 2015

the annual home to resident & community enterprise
A place where things are done differently

WHAT HAPPENED ON THE DAY…

PEOPLE WORKED TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ENTERPRISE

talks

talks

Leading professionals shared their projects, thoughts and experience in short exciting talks.

Workshops

Workshops

Led both by Grassroots Entrepreneurs and support organisations these workshops helped participants to build solutions for their communities.

MarketPlace

MarketPlace

Dozens of Start-Ups will be showcasing and selling their start-ups and sharing their own stories.

THANK YOU FOR COMING

3RD JUNE 2015 10am-4pm AT 15 HATFIELDS, LONDON BANKSIDE, SE1 8DJ

GRASSROOTS ENTERPRISE IS GROWING, THIS YEAR WE HAVE…

136
Housing Professionals
67
Resident Entrepreneurs
28
Grassroots Exhibitors
24
Speakers

 

Absolutely fascinating… To see how residents are succeeding – is just inspirational. I’m loving every minute of it.

— Ian Mackechnie-Jarvis - Head of Genesis Community —

Grassroots Enterprise 2013

Topics

We believe in MAKING IT HAPPEN ON THE GROUND, so OUR TALKS WERE about MAKING IT EASIER to have a real impact.

Enterprise Landscape

Grassroots enterprise is spreading across the UK. During the conference, our keynote speakers explored what this means for our communities.

Who spoke
  • Give Us A Chance
  • Power to Change
  • Enterprise CUBE

Supporting Enterprise

Creating the right support is vital to enabling grassroots enterprise, in this conference theme we shared best practice in enterprise support for residents.

What was on:
  • Residents Talk Support
  • Q&A on Support
  • Ways to Support

Sponsored by Genesis

Grassroots Impacts

Understanding the impact of grassroots enterprise can be a daunting task, in this theme three practical sessions explained personal, practical and mathematical ways to measure impacts.

In this theme:
  • HACT Social Value Bank
  • Residents Talk Impact
  • Case Study Workshop

Sponsored by Housing Solutions

Going Digital

In this exciting theme, the three sessions looked at the effect today’s technology revolution is having on grassroots enterprise, housing providers and their residents.

What was on:
  • The Digital Future
  • Q&A on Going Digital
  • Residents Talk Tech

Sponsored by Sovereign

Already involved in Grassroots Enterprise

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All these partners and we’re only three years old.

We’ve worked with lots of housing providers to create the right environment and support for Grassroots Enterprise to create & unlock business for everyone.

We are proud to be co-sponsoring the Grassroots Enterprise Conference with the organisations below, to help more communities learn how to benefit from enterprise:

Photo of Housing Solutions' Logo Photo of Genesis' logo Photo of Sovereign Logo
Photo of DDH Logo Photo of Amicus Horizon Logo

 

 


Practical Workshops

Workshops and discussions were all led by people with practical experience from:

Power to Change  |  Enterprise CUBE
Genesis  |  Sovereign  |  Daventry District Housing  |  Housing Solutions
Veridian  |  Orbit  |  Affinity Sutton  |  HACT  |  Radian  |  Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

It’s been really enlightening, very interesting and great speakers. Inspirational

— Peter Hatch - Housing Solutions —

Grassroots Enterprise 2013

SPEAKERS

Some of the inspiring people already confirmed to talk this year.

What the residents say

  • Thank you again for everything, the skills I have learned are invaluable and I am using them every day in my business.

    — Sally Henwood —
  • I would like to thank you for an excellent and interesting experience over the past few months, it has been a tremendous help to me.

    — Myk Riley —
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the business start-up course. I found it inspiring. I have attended business courses in the past but didn’t feel motivated or empowered afterwards, with Enterprise CUBE I feel ready to start.

    — Abena Todjo —

Location

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Directions

15 Hatfields, Chadwick Court, London, SE1 8DJ

By train

To mainline stations WaterlooWaterloo East and Blackfriars.

By underground

Waterloo station is served by NorthernBakerloo and Jubilee lines. Southwark station is served by Jubilee line. Blackfriars is served by Circle and District lines.

On foot

From Waterloo station: Locate IMAX cinema roundabout outside of the station leaving from exit 4 Tenison Way. Take Stamford St (eastbound) exit off the roundabout, walk for approximately 200m until you reach Hatfields (fourth turning), turn right and we are the second building on your left. Here’s the Google map route.

From Southwark station: Turn right out of the main station onto The Cut and take the second right turning into Hatfields. We are number 15 at the top of the road on your right. Here’s the Google map route.

From Blackfriars station: Follow the exit signs towards the Southbank Centre then pass under the bridge and turn left up the stairs by Doggetts pub. Walk down Blackfriars Road and take the second right down Stamford St. Hatfields is the second road on your left and we are number 15, the second building on your left. Here’s the Google map route.

By bus

The following bus routes stop on Blackfriars Bridge: 45, 63, 100. The following bus routes stop on Stamford Street: 381, RV1 (towards London Bridge, for Covent Garden RV1 use Upper Ground stop) A large number of routes stop on Waterloo Road or just by Waterloo station.

By bike

An onsite secure bicycle rack is available on first-come-first-serve basis. If you wish to pre-book this facility please email reception@cieh.org or call the main switchboard on 020 7928 6006. Barclays Cycle Hire docking station located on Stamford St outside Kings Reach building and also directly outside Southwark Underground station.

 

– Grassroots Enteprise 2013 – Created by Yvonne Gill – Watergate Films -

Our Team

A start-up enterprise ourselves we are a small dedicated team working to grow Grassroots Enterprise.

WHO ARE WE ANYWAY?

Meet the team who are helping to build a movement

RICHARD LANNING

Founder

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RICHARD LANNING

LAURA MUMFORD

Project Manager

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LAURA MUMFORD

PAUL FUNNELL

Founder

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PAUL FUNNELL

TOM BERRILL

Enterprise Intern

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TOM BERRILL

SINÉAD ARMITAGE

Enterprise Intern

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SINÉAD ARMITAGE

JANI ANDERSEN

Enterprise Intern

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JANI ANDERSEN

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