Date and time

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

11:45–16:30

Venue

The Business Centre

Church Street

West Bromwich

B70 8RP

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About this event

Join us to gain skills, influence our work, and connect with like-minded people who can help you achieve your goals. Each meeting will include practical workshops, opportunities to share challenges and solutions with fellow members and Locality staff, and interactive presentations and tours from our hosts.

Hosted by Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA)
Based in West Bromwich for over 20 years, SWEDA has been providing support for their community around skills, education and employment. Hear their story of empowering local people to take control of their lives.

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Agenda

11:45 Arrival, coffee, welcome.
12:00 Locality Update
National updates from our Policy team and an overview of the day
Mick McGrath, Development Officer, Locality
12:20 SWEDA Our story
SWEDA has supported the local community for over 20 years, providing information advice and guidance for anyone looking to get back into work.
Davinder Kaur, CEO, SWEDA
13:00 Networking Lunch 
A chance to chat to fellow members and Locality staff
13:45 Create the right funding cocktail for you.
Learn from Locality experts about how to create the perfect funding cocktail – from loan finance to community shares. This interactive session will help you understand the available options.
Mick McGrath, Development Officer, Locality
15:15 Coventry Priory – Learning from our Heritage
Lessons learned from saving the Priory and turning it into a community led heritage museum.
Carole Donnelly, Coventry Priory
16:00 Open Space
Your chance to set the agenda. An ‘unconference’ session – with discussion on subjects that participants suggest.
Mick McGrath, Development Officer, Locality
16:30 Ends
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Location

The Business Centre

Church Street

West Bromwich

B70 8RP