Social Enterprise Events

Listed at the bottom of the page are events hosted by QSEC and our Regional Champions. These events also appear on the Regional pages.

Social enterprise events in Queensland including sector and member events can be found by typing QSOCENT into the Humanitix search bar.

(To include your events in this list, create your event in Humanitix and please include #QSOCENT in your Humanitix Event Title).

Regional Events

Regional Champions & Activators only: To submit an event, please use this form.

Upcoming Events

    • 10 June 2022
    • 15 September 2022
    • QUT

    Hand Heart Pocket has partnered with QUT to subsidize organizational capability building short courses for nonprofit and social enterprise leaders. 

    Watch the following video to to find out about the organizational capability building short courses you can enrol in now to increase your social impact in the community.



    You can enrol now in the following courses to increase your social impact in the community!

    1.  10th June:   Social Impact Evaluation Principles and Practices

    2.  15th June:  Data for Good: How Nonprofit & Social Enterprise Organizations are Using Data to Drive Change & Impact

    3.  14th Sept:  Using Design Thinking to Create Place-Based Social Change


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    • 11 July 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Vitality Village, 5 Discovery Court, Birtinya

    Sunshine Coast Social Enterprise Industry Forum

    "What would it take to see the Sunshine Coast lead Australia's efforts in using business as a force for good to tackle local issues?"

    Come along to connect with local business leaders, social enterprises, ESG experts, Council and purpose-led people over lunch and some great conversations.

    Hosted by QSEC at Vitality Village, this 'lunch and learn' opportunity will see you network with others, hear from a panel of engaged community members and explore ways to engage in this rapidly growing movement.

    No matter what part of the ecosystem you're involved with, you'll walk away with fresh perspectives and insights.

    For more information and to book your ticket, Click Here.


    • 12 July 2022
    • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online

    If you're a social enterprise looking to sell to governments and councils, this is the session for you.  

    Social procurement and government panels are an important yet daunting part of the process.  To help us understand and get involved in this scheme, Andrew Hamilton from Social Scaffolding will host a panel of experts to help us understand the process of registering with a government panel to become a supplier to government.

    Tuesday 12th July 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm (online via Zoom).

    QSEC members and non-members are welcome.


    To register  click here

    • 18 July 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Containers for Change (run by Substation 33) 21 Aranda St, Slacks Creek QLD 4127, Australia

    Logan Social Enterprise Industry Forum

    "What would it take to see Logan lead Australia's efforts in using business as a force for good to tackle local issues?"

    Come along to connect with local business leaders, social enterprises, ESG experts, Council and purpose-led people over lunch and some great conversations.

    Hosted by QSEC at Substation33's new Containers for Change facility, this 'lunch and learn' opportunity will see you network with others, hear from a panel of engaged community members and explore ways to engage in this rapidly growing movement.

    No matter what part of the ecosystem you're involved with, you'll walk away with fresh perspectives and insights.

    For more information or to book a ticket Click Here


    • 22 July 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • QUT Executive Education Centre B Block, QUT Gardens Point 2 George St, Brisbane QLD 4001

    Leadership is often seen as a complex skill, but with the right tools you can quickly become a confident and self-aware leader, with the skills and knowledge to improve organisational performance and social impact.

    QUT EX course overview

    Evolve with QUTeX

    This course is suitable for members of boards/directors, CEOs and senior managers from nonprofit and social enterprise organisations.

    It will help you improve your personal and organisational performance; increase your confidence and give you practical strategies to help you model strategic leadership and governance.  We encourage at least two people from your organisation to attend together, however individuals are also encouraged to register.

    For more information bout fees and to register:  Click Here

    • 26 July 2022
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    This is so exciting!

    Storytelling is a huge part of how we communicate our social enterprises and our impact with the world.  Not only will we explore the art of storytelling but we're also excited to be launching QSEC STORIES!!!  We can't wait to share it with you!!

    Come along to the next QSEC Active Learning Lunch!!  

    This month we will learn about the art of Storytelling with our expert panel.

    Bring your lunch and come along for inspiration, learning and a chat.

    Everyone is welcome!  

    12.30pm - 1.30pm Brisbane time - Learning and Networking

    1.30pm - 2pm - Explore the QSEC member website and benefits in this guided tour (includes regions, resources, forums, promoting your SE and the Online Learning Centre!)

    Can't wait to see you there!

    Got any topics you'd like us to cover?  Send them to leanne@qsec.org.au

    To register click here

    • 05 August 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 07 August 2022
    • 8:00 PM
    • USC - Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast 90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs QLD 4556, Australia

    Techstars Startup Weekend is an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups.

    Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours.