What are social enterprises, and why do we need them? Want some stories of real, functional and successful social enterprises? How are social enterprises evolving and changing to stay sustainable?

Come hear from three standout individuals in Ottawa's Social Enterprise Community, Marco Pagani of Ottawa Community Foundation, Don Palmer of Causeway Work Centre, Stephane Giguere from Ottawa Community Housing and Amouk Bertner from EcoEquitable. 

Join us on Thursday, February 22 as Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce host I3: Industry Issues + Insights. 


Stephen Daze, Dom Herrick Entrepreneur in Residence, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa


Guest Speakers: 

Marco Pagani, President and CEO, Ottawa Community Foundation 

Don Palmer, Executive Director, Causeway Work Centre

Stephane Giguere, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing 

Anouk Bertner, Executive Director, EcoEquitable



5:00 pm - Regitsration and Networking
6:00 pm - Speaker Presentations, Panel Discussion, Q&A
7:00 pm - Networking


O'Born Room

Single Ticket:
Ottawa ​Chamber Member: $30.00 +Tax
Non-Member: $40.00 + Tax

Please indicate food allergies/dietary restrictions in the comment section of your registration so we can provide a suitable menu option. 

Cancelations must be submitted in writing at least 48 business hours prior to the event. Cancelations can be sent to info@ottawabusinessevents.ca. Ottawa Business Events reserves the right to refuse cancelations requested less than 48 hours prior to the event. 

Ottawa Business Events reserves the right to close event registration 48 business hours prior to the start of the event or when maximum capacity is reached. 

Event Sponsors: 

Looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Don Mersereau at don@ottawabusinessevents.ca

Industry Issues & Insights - Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Thursday Feb 22 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • National Arts Centre
    1 Elgin St
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1P 5W1