Pivot on Purpose: Reimagining business models to solve social problems

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18 November, 2021 to 21 November, 2021

Banner text: "Pivot on Purpose: Reimagining business models to solve social problems"Pivot on Purpose is a biennial celebration and conference that recognizes and nurtures Canadian social enterprises and social entrepreneurs. This two-day event offers opportunities for connection, learning and celebration. This year's event will be held on November 18 & 20, 2021. 

On Day 1, join a full day of exciting speakers to discuss and explore the best practices and latest innovations in social enterprise. In the evening, the awards gala will celebrate social enterprises and social entrepreneurs in various stages of growth and impact. Watch ten ventures live pitch to claim top honours in The Trico Foundation’s What’s Next YYC Award. Applaud the top Canadian social enterprise demonstrating outstanding impact and innovation as they receive recognition from The Trico Foundation’s Social EnterPrize Award. New in 2021, the NU Student Social Entrepreneurship Awards will recognize student social entrepreneurs.

On Day 2, support youth as they pitch their ideas on how to apply business models to social issues. The student case competition is open to teams with at least one student registered at a post-secondary institution, the rest of the team may include recent graduates.

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Event Contact: 
Trico Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Centre
Calgary  Alberta
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Organizational Development
Partnership Building
Sector-Based Strategies
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation