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POSTPONED – What is certification for social enterprise? – online for regional Victoria

24 May 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to postpone this event and to reschedule it at a time that is best suited to the wide and diverse audience who have expressed interest.

We have not locked in a new date yet so stay tuned and hang tight!

We will update you with the event date and/or location details as soon as they have been confirmed.

If you have any questions, or suggestions for the best time for us to reschedule, please get in touch with us at

Are you a social enterpriseHave you considered getting certified? 

This online information session will introduce you to social enterprise certification and provide an opportunity to have your questions answered on the Why?, How? and anything else that’s puzzling to you about it.

Join Nick Verginis, SENVIC CEO, and Georgina Cohen, Head of Certification at Social Traders, the national certifier of social enterprise in Australia.

This is a safe space for any question you have about certification.

In this information session, we’ll cover:

  • Intro to SENVIC and Social Traders and how we work together to build a thriving social enterprise ecosystem.
  • Certification 101
    • What is it?
    • Who is certification for? (see, there are no stupid questions!)
    • Why get certified
    • How and what’s involved?
  • The session will finish with a Q&A.

Questions? Get in touch with our team:

I’m based in Greater Melbourne, should I attend this session?

No. register for the equivalent session on Tuesday, 23 May at 12 noon, and to make sure you also receive the Metropolitan network follow-up information. Register (click here) now.

Why is there a seperate info session for Regional Victoria?

The sessions have been separated for simplicity. There are minor differences in the certification process depending on whether your social enterprise is located in Greater Melbourne or Regional Victoria. We hope to reduce potential confusion with targeted messages in each session.