G2G Communities CIC support the Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2011
The Wales Co-operative Centre is delighted to announce the organisations that will jointly sponsor the Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2011.
Chartered Accountants Bevan & Buckland will sponsor the awards’ Social Enterprise Leader of the Year category, The Co-operative Group has been confirmed as the backer for the Young Person’s Social Enterprise of the Yearaward, with Business in the Community Wales adding its support for the Social Enterprise of the Year gong.The competition is now in its second year and is once again being managed by the Wales Co-operative Centre.
Nia Wright Morgan, Operations Director, Wales Co-operative Centre said: “It’s good to start the New Year with the positive news that we’ve secured the support of three great sponsors for the Social Enterprise Awards Wales. We’re extremely grateful for their contributions, not only for providing the all-important prize money but for adding kudos to an awards scheme that is showcasing Wales’ best social enterprises, at a time when they’re being expected to deliver more than ever before. While in its infancy, the social enterprise sector in Wales continues to punch above its weight, bringing real hope, solutions and sustainability to communities around Wales in the face of extreme economic adversity. I wish all entrants the best of luck!”
The closing date for entries to the Social Enterprise Awards Wales was Tuesday (18th January).
The winners will be announced at a specially-arranged event on 1st March. The UK awards finals will be held at the Indigo O2 in London, on 30th March. Last year, Cardiff-based social enterprise ‘Pack-IT’ was successful in scooping one of the UK awards.
For more information visit www.walescoop.com