Social Enterprise World Forum

The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is the premiere global event focused exclusively on social enterprise and on building global awareness of the effectiveness of social enterprise in solving critical social problems. NESsT will host the event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 16-18, 2012.

SEWF2012 will include a variety of sessions and speakers to inspire, inform, and connect participants. An exciting agenda is planned that will include pre- and post-Forum social enterprise site visits in and around Rio and Bahia; pre-Forum master classes on social enterprise; keynotes from social enterprise pioneers and investors from around the world; social enterprise training workshops and clinics to hone your management skills; panels and presentations to inspire you; a social enterprise marketplace; live entertainment; and plenty of opportunity to meet and connect with your colleagues and peers!

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Event Date and Time: 
2012-10-16 09:00 - 2012-10-18 17:00 -0500

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