Fuelling Social Enterprise

EPICentre is excited to announce that we will be hosting a Social Enterprise Summit Description:

The EPIC Social Enterprise Summit will comprise presentations and experiential elements to provide a unique learning experience ranging from topics of growing and scaling your enterprise, measuring social impact, synergizing and kick-starting your social enterprise, and social financing. The goal of the summit is to facilitate a range of essential topics will help our audience better understand what the spirit of social innovation is all about. Experts from diverse background across Ontario will be coming in to share their personal experience on social innovation, and what it takes to be successful in the entrepreneurial realm through individual presentations and panel discussion. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


students, social enterprises and anyone interested to learn about social innovation and social enterprise

Current lineup
Keynote Speaker: Lori Nickel, CEO of Second Harvest, one of Canada’s largest food rescue mission will share her expertise and experience in social innovation. Social Financing Speaker: Andre Vashist, Director of Social Enterprise from Pillar Nonprofit who will discuss social financing, in particular, the Verge Capital.
Social Impact Speaker:Fiona Coughlin, Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity has over 18 years experience in the non-profit sector spanning the scope from large government bodies to small shop community groups.  
Windsor Essex Social Enterprise Startups: Dane Fader, Founder of GreenerBins will share the challenges and triumphs of his social enterprise in the Windsor-Essex Region Stay tuned for more topics and speakers

Second Harvest: www.secondharvest.ca
Pillar Nonprofit: www.pillarnonprofit.ca
Habitat For Humanity: www.habitatwindsor.org
Greener Bins: www.greenerbinscompost.com

Registration for this event is now closed.

  • When: Friday, March 1, 2019 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Venue: EPICentre, Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre, 2nd Floor

    Where: 2455 Wyandotte St. W., Windsor On N9B 3P4

    Cost: Free