Pistoia Social Business Day 2013

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Saturday, October 5, from 9:00 to 23:00, La Cattedrale in via Pertini (exhibition area Ex Breda) in Pistoia, will be shaped as the ideal container for an event that includes two areas: one for seminars and one for exhibition.

Pistoia Social Business Day 2013 is an event part of the Program Social Business City Pistoia and promoted by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia, Fondazione Un Raggio Di Luce Onlus and the Yunus Social Business Centre of Pistoia, which aims to catalyze the attention of citizens, professionals and local administrators to organizations and projects with ideal motive, active on the territory of the province of Pistoia and beyond, with particular reference to social enterprises and good practices in the service of the citizen.

During the morning there will be a plenary session attended by experts of the themes of third sector, social enterprise, innovation. The program of the afternoon, however, will focus on a range of thematic workshops organized in the spaces of the Polo di Pistoia of the University of Florence, adjacent to the Cattedrale. Crowdfunding, zero-kilometer, reuse of assets confiscated from the Mafia, communication for the third sector, corporate social responsibility, social budget: these are some of the topics that will be addressed during the workshops in the afternoon.

Throughout the day 1000 sqm of garden inside the Cattedrale sponsored by Giardineria Italiana will be the setting for the organizations involved. Within the exhibition space, those interested in start-up business will be able to meet in an informal atmosphere, trade associations, banks, microfinance institutions. The day will end with a cocktail on the grass organized by Ho Chi Minh Association.

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How to participate? The event, which is to become an annual event, is addressed to all those who want to know the purpose of social and environmental initiatives that improve the society on the territory of Pistoia; to those who want to promote their cooperative, enterprise or activity; to those who want to make know a service that could support entrepreneurship in the service of the land; to those who want to network and meet other people. Participation is free for the visitors and for the seminar in the morning and for the afternoon workshops.

Banks, associations of categories, institutions, companies, cooperatives and associations interested in having a stand or be a sponsor of the initiative can write to or call pistoia@sbflorence.org from 9:30 to 16:30 at 0573 27927 for information.

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