The UK’s first Social Saturday will take place on Saturday 13th September 2014. Promoted by Social Enterprise UK, Social Saturday will seek to raise awareness of social enterprise and encourage consumers to unleash their spending power and buy from social enterprises. The annual event that will seek to engage local councils, MPs, government ministers and big business, and to mobilise groups and communities to raise awareness of social enterprise within towns, cities and villages. It will be supported by a national PR campaign to raise awareness of social enterprises and the role they play in society. People will be encouraged to share on Twitter and Facebook events and activities happening across the UK.
What You Can Do:
- Have an open day
- Invite your MP for a photo opportunity
- Try a special promotion
- Spread the word on social media