Past Conferences

In early 2015, the fifth Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise was co-hosted with Pillar Non Profit in London, Ontario, and over 350 attendees participated in more than 40 workshops and social enterprise tours in the region. There were dinners hosted by social enterprises, and more than 20 exhibitors during this three day conference.

“This conference has catapulted me in the right direction for my business.”  

Past conferences have been also been held in Calgary, Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver.

SECC Social Enterprise Definition
Social enterprises are community-based businesses that sell goods or services in the market place to achieve a social, cultural and/or environmental purpose; they reinvest their profits to maximize their social mission.
SECC Vision, Mission, and Goal
We envision vibrant community-based social enterprises successfully contributing to creating healthy communities. Our Mission is to convene, inform and influence community-based social enterprises and their key stakeholders. Our strategic goal is to insure social enterprises have a supportive ecosystem that: · Enhances Their Business Skills · Assures Access To Capital · Creates Market Opportunities · Recognizes Their Impact · Provides Supportive Legislation And Regulations