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Social Enterprise Scotland Marketplace Event, 21st March 2017, Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Thursday 30 June 2016

We are excited to announce that we have been succesful in our pitch for the Social Enterprise Scotland Marketplace event 2017!  It is a perfect event for Big Bright Star, fulfilling our mission statement exactly - to run events with a social purpose and impacting positve social change. We will also be using the event to further our aims to work with disadvantaged people and those with disabilities. 

The event is the largest Social Enterprise event in Scotland and brings together social enterprises and their supporters providing a unique opportunity to meet and trade with each other, build new partnerships and exhange knowledge - plus learn from a range of exciting keynote speakers.

Care and Repair Annual Conference 2016, Friday 20th May, Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld

We are delighted to announce the programme for the 2016 Care and Repair Conference.

Plenary Sessions include:

  • Health and Wellbeing - Making it Happen
  • Eddie Fraser, Director of East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership
  • The Housing Contribution to Health and Wellbeing
  • Kenneth Simpson, Integrated Improvement Network
  • What Works In Scotland
  • Professor Nick Watson, Co-Director What Works Scotland
  • CDM 2015 – Staying Ahead of the Regulations
  • Matt Tasker, Tasker Associates

Information Sessins:

  • Life Changes Trust Dementia Project
  • Quality Mark Scotland
  • Fire and Rescue
  • Adaptations Demonstration Sites
  • Thread the Needle
  • Technology and Enabled Care


Delegate places remain at £130 per person and you can book multiple places by simply clicking here and scrolling to form at the bottom:
http://www.bigbrightstar.com/current-events/care-repair/

Programme subject to change

 

28/1/16 

Big Bright Star CIC becomes a Social Enterprise

We are delighted to announce we are now a Social Enterprise! 

With 19 years experience in the Scottish events industry mainly in the third sector, Big Bright Star possesses a unique insight into the challenges and rewards of working in this sector.

Lots more fantastic information about new events and partnerships to come so check back to keep up to date with our exciting new journey.

We are local but together we can create and deliver world changing ideas! 

24/6/15

Templeton Care Home Opening, Ayr, Aug 2015

Big Bright Star are delighted to be organising this fantatic new Care Home's Launch event. In attendance to help mark this special occasion will be broadcaster, Kaye Adams and Provost Helen Moonie.

21/5/15

CARE AND REPAIR SCOTLAND CONFERENCE 2015

A fantastic day was had by all at this conference's new venue, The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.  The conference focussed on the integration of health and social care and how that impacted Care and Repair services.  The sold out exhibition provided delegates with the usual range of unique and varied products and all agreed the food was fantastic, it was cakes all day long!  2016 dates will be announced soon, watch this space.....

1/4/15

EVH Annual Conference and Exhibition, 23rd - 25th October 2015

EVH Annual event is moving to the Dalmahoy Resort, outside Edinburgh.  And what a hotel.. Stunning!  This much loved event is sure to a big hit again, a total sell out for delegates who return year and year!

14/01/15

CARE AND REPAIR SCOTLAND CONFERENCE DATES ANNOUNCED

Delighted to announced that the annual Care and Repair Scotland Conference and Exhibition will take place on the 15th May at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.

 

HOUSING ADAPTATIONS IRELAND CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH FEBRUARY 2014

HAIC 2014 will be taking place on the 6th February at The Hilton Hotel Belfast.

View details here.

 

24/05/13

CONFERENCE OF THE ISLES DATES ANNOUNCED

We are delighted to be hosting The Conference of the Isles 2013 which will take place on the 28th - 29th November at the Everglades Hotel Derry! Full details coming soon.

 

24/04/13

CARE AND REPAIR 2013 SOLD OUT

Delighted to announce that the Care and Repair Exhibition 2013 is now sold out! You can still contact us for remaining Sponsorship Opportunities.

01/02/13

HASC 2013 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

The full programme for 2013 has now been announced and the fantatsic speaker line up can viewed here.

23/06/12

HASC 2013 DATE ANNOUNCED

Now in its Third Year, The Housing Adaptations Scotland Conference will take place on the 4th June at the Thistle Hotel, Glasgow! Full programming details will be issued in the coming weeks.

24/06/12

ABILITY FEST 2012 - A Resounding Success

Ability Fest 2012 was the best attended and most inspiring event yet! Look out for details of 2013 being announced soon.

10/11/10

Care & Repair Annual Conference 2011 will take place on Friday 25th March 2011 in the wonderful Dunblane Hydro Hotel.. details on exhibiting to be released very soon and full programme by January!

4/11/10

Big Bright Star are looking forward to reading next week's copy of OK magazine (issued on Wed 10th November 2010) which will feature the celebrity wedding that we co-ordinated last Month, which will also be airing on the hit TV show 4 celebrity weddings on the 4th December!  Contact us if you would like a full breakdown of our wedding co-ordination services.

26/10/10

Big Bright Star launch new website.. we hope you like it. Developed by Wildfire Technology a Glasgow Web Company, the new site is being run on a content management system called Spark which makes it very simple to update and upload content even for dummies like us!

20/2/10

EVH's Annual Conference & Exhibition date is announced - Friday 29th - Sunday 31st October, taking place again at the fabulous Fairmount Hotel in St Andrews.  Full details are available now please visit the EVH pages to view

8/2/10

A brand new conference will be launched on 21st August 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Glasgow.. Truth Matters - Your Unconventional Route to Health.  Big Bright Star are thrilled to be involved in the management and sales of the exhibition at this ground-breaking conference.

Full details on the event are available by clicking here.

1/12/09

Care & Repair Conference 2010 dates have been announced - Friday 30th April.  Big Bright Star are once again co-ordinating this established and popular event and following a visit to the Multi-million pound refurbished Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro (that's a mouthful!), we were suitably impressed and have decided to return...  Nick Nairn is in charge of the catering and there is now a resident pastry chef - all good enough reasons, we think!  Programme details will follow soon....

 


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