Community Events

Dec
7
Thu
SVN’s 30th Anniversary Conference & Gala @ Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Sonoma, CA
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – Dec 9 @ 10:00 pm

For 30 years, high-impact business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors have convened at SVN conferences to have authentic conversations with values-aligned peers. SVN’s unique conference experience creates an environment where the real challenges, insights, and best practices of leading a mission-driven business can be discussed. SVN conferences facilitate peer-to-peer relationship building, and create a community where attendees can enhance their leadership, improve their businesses, and expand their impact.

At SVN’s 30th Anniversary Conference & Gala, expect:

  • Facilitated and open networking opportunities
  • Interactive discussions and proactive, action-oriented dialogue among peers
  • Sessions that offer key takeaways and practical advice on best practices for social enterprises and impact investors
  • Inspiring and experiential presentations from innovative leaders on the future of mission-driven business
  • A deep cultural foundation that welcomes values-aligned entrepreneurs and investors from a wide range of perspectives

Attend SVN’s conference to make connections, share ideas, and find the inspiration you need to build a more just, humane, and sustainable world. Detailed program and speaker information will be posted soon at www.svn.org. Register today to reserve your spot at SVN’s conference.

Jan
24
Wed
38th Annual EcoFarm Conference @ Asilomar Conference Grounds
Jan 24 @ 12:00 am – Jan 27 @ 12:00 am

The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) presents the 38th annual EcoFarm Conference January 24 – 27, 2018 in Pacific Grove, CA – Featuring over 70 workshops, intensives, keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, seed swap, awards banquet, live entertainment, mixers, and organic culinary fare. Workshops cover practical and cutting edge information on crop production, livestock, soil health, marketing, distribution, and farming and food system issues. As the oldest and largest organic farming conference in the West, EcoFarm is a prime networking and educational hub for farmers, ranchers, distributors, retailers, activists, researchers, and educators.

Mar
21
Wed
Social Venture Institute Women @ EarthRise Transformative Learning Center, Petaluma, CA
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm

Join women business leaders and social entrepreneurs at the invitational Social Venture Institute (SVI) for an intensive, interactive inquiry into how to face the day-to-day challenges of running a socially conscious enterprise. Take advantage of this opportunity to fine-tune business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems and build long-lasting relationships with business peers and mentors.

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