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Social Enterprise Pitch Competition + Meridian Meaningful Market (Niagara)

  • St Catharines Golf & Country Club 70 Westchester Avenue St. Catharines, ON, L2R 3P4 Canada (map)

In partnership with Social Enterprise Southwest, Innovate Niagara is hosting a pitch competition for Social Enterprises. On November 27, 2018 at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club, five social entrepreneurs will pitch their business or idea to a panel of judges. The winner of the pitch competition, selected by the judges, will win $2,500 cash to use in their social enterprise; the people's choice winner, selected by the audience, will receive $500 to do the same. Join us for an evening to celebrate social entrepreneurship and doing well to do good.

Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.

Doors open at 3:30pm and program begins promptly at 4:00pm.

Meridian Meaningful Market from 3:30-4:00 and 6:00-6:30

Join us for festive shopping, networking and holiday cheer and purchase from local social enterprise vendors. With your purchase you are making an impact in the community.

Keynote Presentation by Heenal Rajani:

Heenal Rajani is a community activator who seeks to help humans to be more well together by holding space for conversation, sowing the seeds of collaboration, and believing in the impossible. A social entrepreneur, reiki master, dad, stepdad and poet, Heenal is co-founder of Reimagine Co, a zero waste community hub in London, Ontario, which includes the Naked zero waste store, an art hive, and free community workshops and events.

Join us!