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Marketing, profile, education and awareness

How we're helping raise the profile of the social economy

In addition to helping social economy organisations improve their marketing skills through our Business Support programmes, we will be undertaking a series of initiatives, such as: 

Social Economy Drive 2023 

The Social Economy Drive logo

A series of successful events across the region between 13-17 November 2023, celebrating the products, services and impact created by not for personal profit organisations.

Read the Evaluation Report here 

Schools Programme 

Career decisions are often made during teenage years or younger. WMCA will embark on a programme aimed at making young people aware of the wide range of career opportunities available in the Social Economy. After all, it currently employs 30,000 people and we aim to double that.