Social Enterprise Summit

The annual event which brings together social business experts, academics and practitioners from Lithuania and abroad in order to discuss the latest social business trends and growth opportunities.

Regarding 5th Forum organisers raise the priority to discuss a transfer of public services and its implementation in a partnership with social partners.

According Government of Lithuania public management improvement program until 2020 no less than 15 percent of public services performed by the state should be passed on to the social partners. Since July 1st, 2017 public procurement law was changed and instruments for implementation of the relevant policy was established. All this opens up new opportunities for social business initiatives to initiate and implement alternative and sustainable solutions for social issues.

Social enterprise summit consists of inspirational keynotes, discussions, networking and workshops, that aims to build a better environment for social enterprises growth in Lithuania.

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History of the Summit

The Social Enterprise Summit is a social business forum held annually in Lithuania.

Every year the forum brings together representatives from social enterprises, national government ministries, municipal governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), foundations, associations, and any business or organisation which has an interest in, or is working towards ‘public good’.


Social business forum- 2014 annual report: English;
Social business forum- 2015 annual report: English;
Social business forum- 2016 annual report: English;
Social business forum- 2017 annual report: English;

Social business forum – 2018 annual report: English.


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Event details

Date: 28th March, 2018

Place: Swedbank, Konstitucijos av. 20A, Vilnius

Phone. +37067386642

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