"First-Class Texas: Creating a Social Impact Model" - 2014 Social Enterprise Business Conference
Monday, May 19, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
"First-Class Texas: Creating a Social Impact Model"
2014 Social Enterprise Business Conference
Hosted by SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CONSULTING & SOLUTIONS, LLC
Come join us as we celebrate, “Partner for Hope,” where we will feature for-profits, non-profits, and social entrepreneurs from the United States working to make a difference in their communities through Social Innovative Initiatives. The gala will focus on avenues of strategies from Social Impact Bonds-DreamFutures, to collaborations and partnerships in investment ventures. You will hear and interaction with the country's leading experts on Social Enterprise, Social Investments, and "Conducting business with a purpose" via one such strategic business model known as, the Low-Profit Limited Liability Corporation (L3C), and the benefits for economic development for the nation and abroad. We have create the most stimulating environment to help all of us plan our ACTIONS for the next 10-20 years, not at a theoretical level but at a very practical level in creating a Social Impact Model in achieving a First-Class Texas!
Who Should Attend?
Whether you’re a current social entrepreneur or working in the social enterprise sector, mid-to-large corporations considering starting a social enterprise, business owners, for-profits, nonprofits, or member of a public or private sector considering a Social Enterprise model for their business, community group, or individuals simply interested in the social impact movement, are invited to come and experience this epic event!
Havilah Malone is a #1 best selling author, TV/Radio Host, speaker and consultant. With a keen eye for business and technology she was lead to computer giant Hewlett Packard as a District Sales Manager, managing a $100 million+ multi-state territory for nearly a decade. During her tenure with HP she had the distinct privilege of serving as the National Spokesperson on QVC, Home Shopping Network, Shop at Home TV and more. Her charisma, dazzling smile and business savvy lead to millions of dollars in on-air sales and a raving fan base. With her intimate knowledge of the media world and keen understanding of the needs of business owners Havilah founded PUBLICITY MAGNET, a firm of consultants, business strategist and media experts dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, coaches, authors and leaders grow their business and get their message out to the world via FREE Publicity on TV, Radio, Print and Online.
Honored Keynote Speaker
We are honored and it’s our privilege to have as our guest speaker, Ambassador John Simon, Managing Partner at Total Impact Advisors and a Member of the Global Advisory Board of DreamFutures Institute. Ambassador Simon was a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development, where he co-authored “More than Money”, a report on impact investing as a development tool. Ambassador Simon previously held the post of United States Ambassador to the African Union and the Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). At OPIC, Ambassador Simon championed the Agency’s involvement in the social impact investment marketplace, spearheading efforts to finance housing in Africa, small and medium businesses in Liberia, and a large-scale renewable power plant in Liberia. Ambassador Simon led the Agency’s effort to develop a series of social development funds for Africa, which resulted in the creation of four private equity funds focused on achieving extraordinary social results as well as strong financial performance.
Another prestigious honored guest is Guillermo MacLean. Mr. MacLean is arguably the most experienced person in the world via Wall Street and Main Street on the topic of DreamFutures and Social Impact Bonds having dedicated almost exclusively since 2006 to develop an entire new nascent industry for these across many countries and regions.
After 20+ of impeccable track record, he is now an Independent Advisor on structuring DreamFutures and Social Impact Bonds aside from other investment projects. Until August 2013 at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he had been co-leading the development of a few strategic initiatives such as Dynamic Asset Allocation and had been asked by Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management, a Fortune 10 company and one of the largest banks in the world with ~$2 Trillion in assets held on behalf of their ~1m clients, and the ~17K Financial Advisors who serve them, to provide the strategic framework for Social Impact Bond/ DreamFutures.
Practical Solution Session
This is a practice solution session. Delegates will be supported in learning how toput into practice learning objectives ascertained during Day One of the gala. There will also be a Q&A component as well to get more in-depth knowledge of possible social enterprise project of choice.
- A Networking Session/Mixer that will aid in an open dialogue on development of social enterprise initiatives.
- Learning objectives: By the end of the session you will have a better understanding of social enterprise venture that you can start immediately.
The Austin Convention Center is a LEED® Gold certified building located in the heart of the capital of Texas, one of the most affordable cities in America. The convention center has a convenient downtown location, between the shores of Lady Bird Lake and historic Sixth Street. It has easy access to I-35 and is a short distance from 6,500 downtown hotel rooms. The facility’s expansion has allowed events to expand their conventions, trade shows and expos. It has also brought new conventions and visitors to Austin and its convention center.
When & Where
Social Enterprise Consulting & Solutions, LLC
Social Enterprise Consulting & Solutions, LLC is a business solution development group. We network with NPOs, for-profits, social entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs in exploring avenues in securing resources to continue addressing the many vices plaguing our society. We also work with political and business leaders, philanthropists, and donors on policy issues directly influencing our clients and those they serve. One vital aspect of development is sustainability! For without resources, entities are unable to continue to "Fight the good fight" for their causes!