Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Social Change



Conference 2019






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Dates – 28 – 29th January 2019

This is our second international conference on Social Enterprises and Social Finance. The theme this year is Think Social, produce Social, Buy Social

The two day conference will focus on the following topics:
  • Building a social enterprise ecosystem and helping social enterprises and SMEs for scaling up and creating social impact
  • Exploring new markets for social goods and services at local and global level
  • Harnessing public, private and philanthropic investment to create social impact
  • Experience sharing of successful social enterprises at local and global level

  • This will be a great opportunity for you if you are a
  • Social Entrepreneurs
  • SMEs
  • Aspiring Entrepreneur
  • Policy Maker
  • Development Practitioners
  • Business Service Providers
  • Researcher

  • Or anyone else looking to gain insights on social entrepreneurship and to network with like-minded individuals and organisations.

    Organised by – Lanka Social Ventures and British Council

    About the conference – the conference will aim to create awareness on global and local trends in social enterprises, responsible SMEs and social finance.

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    Themes – Think Social, produce Social, Buy Social

















    Waters Edge Battaramulla

    Location – 316, Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka






    This years speakers – TBC


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    Name :Vinoshi Seneviratne
    Communicatons & Events Advisor
    Mobile : 077 558 2288
    Email : conference2019@lsv.lk

    Name :Hasanthi Jayasinghe
    Business Advisor
    Mobile : 076 691 1188
    Email : conference2019@lsv.lk





    Registration Fees Early Bird Registrations (Till 22nd January) Standard Registration Concessional Rates
    Sri Lankan Participants Rs. 12,500 Rs. 15,000 Rs. 8,000
    International Participants $ 300 $ 350 $ 250

    Concessional rates apply for social enterprises, community/farmer organisations, cooperatives and university students

    A discounted fee is available for groups of four (4) or more from government institutions, I/NGOs, academic staff of universities & research institutions. Please contact the conference secretariat.