The first Redbridge ‘White Paper’ discussion on how Redbridge businesses can benefit from the alternative economy

Enterprise desk

Wednesday 16th December 8.30-10.30 am, in Redbridge Central Library  (Ilford)

Redbridge’s Enterprise Desk, Sophia Hubs, East LondonRadio and FP Comms are
hosting a series of discussions
, called rather grandly – cropped-sh-logo-final-2014-e1397227444529.jpg‘White Paper’ events!

  • First White Paper – the new capitalist society and building up the alternative economy in Redbridge
  • Breakfast pastries and coffee included

Our White Paper sessions are themed, round-table conversations sharing and promoting innovative ideas and best practice in business. The sessions will draw on the experience of a wide range of business sectors including young entrepreneurs and will take an exploratory approach to look at strengthening our local economy.

The first meeting will look at alternative economies and how Redbridge could benefit from them.  There will be a 10 minute presentation from Aidan Ward (Sophia Hubs Director) Jane Leightonon alternative economies that are working well in other parts of the Country and what’s already happening here.

It would be helpful if you could read about Timebanks (see ours), Local Exchange Trading Systems, B2B, BBX before hand. You could take a look a this article about a Timebank success story in Brazil or look at ECHO business Timebank website or read this paper Community Credit: the next generation of financial architecture .

This is an open invitation to anyone that is interested. Come along to share your ideas; listen to others and help us gain insights and explore long term solutions together.

This participatory Enterprise Desk event is being run by Ros Southern of Sophia Hubs and will
be supported by media partners East London Radio and FP Comms . Jane Leighton, Enterprise Desk Project Manager

We are looking for an interesting range of business sectors – if you don’t contact us, we may contact you!

The discussion will be written up by a journalist and form a document base of ideas and proposals to strengthen and develop the Redbridge economy in a changing world.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE CLICK HERE. Please note the events starts AT 8.30 so best to arrive before to register etc.


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