Social Good LIVE – 2017

The event for charities and social enterprises to learn, connect and enjoy!


DC Thomson & Co Ltd Albert Square, Dundee


Friday 22nd September : 0930 - 1330

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The Speakers

All speakers attending will be there for the whole event – a mix of headline speakers and power speakers

Headline Speakers

Camila Das Gupta

Camila Das Gupta, Social Bite

Camila understands the challenges of working in a successful social business. She will talk to us about how to overcome barriers and how to keep going when things are tough. Social Bite offers Good Food for a Good Cause – what makes them unique is that they donate 100% of profits to good causes.

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Alan Mahon, Brewgooder

Alan is the co-founder of Brewgooder. He turned his passion for drinking great craft beer into a way to bring clean water to those who need it in the developing world. Hear Alan’s story, the challenges he faced and how he is now running a successful social enterprise.

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Mary Moran, Mary’s Meals

Mary’s Meals is a simple solution to world hunger. Mary Moran is talking to us about how they managed to go from feeding 100k children to 1.2 million children. Mary will share the impact of their work and how they manage to spend 93p of every £1 directly on the project. What have been the ups and downs and the challenges,  and how has the Mary’s Meals team overcome them?

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Power speakers


Eilidh Macdonald-Harte,  


Eilidh is the Chair of an Edinburgh charity – U-Evolve – developing young people to face the world. Eilidh will be talking about the ups and downs of being a founder of a charity; from learning the roles to recruiting, to coaching and inspiring a team of effective trustees.

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Loretta Maxfield

Loretta Maxfield, Thorntons Legal

Loretta will be walking us through the steps we need to take to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) . What does it really mean for us? What can we do to prepare? How will this affect our marketing efforts going forward? From small to large organisations  Loretta has the answers we have been looking for!

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Shelley Hague

Shelley Hague, Crowdfunding

Shelley is the leading expert in crowdfunding and will be teaching us how to plan, prepare, launch and evaluate a successful campaign. Shelley has supported a wide range of successful campaigns providing them with an invaluable way of raising funds for their project. If you haven’t thought about crowdfunding before then this is the talk for you!

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Kyle Usher - SCVO

Kyle Usher, Digital Change Manager

Kyle is the Digital Change Manager for SCVO leading on the One Digital programme. Kyle will make the case for a digitally engaged and active third sector, how digital can be a seamless extension of what we do and how we do it and the impact we can make on those who are digital excluded.

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Are you ready to be inspired?

These guys are!

Richard Meiklejohn, Trustee

“I’m looking forward to meeting like-minded people and being inspired by their socially motivated ambitions and achievements. It’s great to meet and hear stories from others of how they have overcome their challenges” Kings Theatre

Gail Robertson, Fundraiser

“Being new to the charity sector, I’m looking forward to meeting the inspirational people I’ve encountered on my journey. I have been amazed at the support and advice given from those in the sector” Kidney Cancer Scotland

Tim Mart, Founder

“It’s exciting! Taking a break from the week to listen to inspiring stories and meet new people who believe in making a difference. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to learn from others” Know You More

Yva Yorston, Trustee

“Can’t wait to be inspired! A group of us are travelling down from Aberdeen. The speakers are going to be amazing and I know we’re going to hear lots of practical advice to help our charity grow” SensationALL

Why Social Good LIVE?

I’m sure that you’ve attended many industry conferences, workshops and seminars and you’ll be wondering if Social Good LIVE is really for you.

Social Good LIVE is suitable for CEOs, trustees and all those working in the charity or social enterprise sector.

If you want to come to an event that leaves you feeling motivated, inspired and ready to take action – then this is the event for you.

Don’t let someone else get your ticket!

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Don’t miss Social Good LIVE

It’s not just the money that you invest to attend an event – you have to invest your time too.

It’s not an easy decision to make, to take time out of your organisation to attend.

You need to make sure that whatever you do is completely worth it.

You need to make sure that you want to be there and you want to engage, learn and meet new people.

Here are seven reasons why you shouldn’t miss Social Good LIVE 2017.

What is Social Good LIVE?

Social Good LIVE is all about inspiring and motivating you to keep going through the challenges.

It’s about hearing and learning from those who have been there, done it, overcome the hurdles and can share the learning with you to save you time and effort. You will also find out how you can implement best practice in the context of your own organisation.

When you leave this event you’ll have a better action plan,  so you’re ready to hit the ground running.

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Who is this event for?

For those who want to meet other like-minded people, who want to hear from others, who want to be inspired, who like sharing best practice and who enjoy inspirational talks sprinkled with more actionable takeaway talks!

If you are a CEO/founder, trustee or someone who works in a Charity or Social Enterprise, then this is the event for you!

Whats included in my ticket cost?

Your completed registration includes:

  • Access to all speaker presentations
  • Access to all speakers during the event
  • Refreshments
  • Automatic entry to a ‘giveaway’
  • Discounted membership offer to Social Good HQ membership

Will there be a refund policy?

Due to the event being only a few weeks away, you will not be eligible for a refund. However, you can gift your ticket if you are unable to attend – be sure to let me know who will be attending in your place by emailing

What is the difference between a headline speaker and a power speaker?

The headline speakers will provide inspiration, motivation and will share their challenges and barriers to success.

The power speakers will provide actionable takeaways that you can start working on in your organisation right now.

Where is the venue?

The Vista Room is on the 10th Floor (don’t worry there is a lift!) of the newly refurbished DC Thomson building right in the centre of Dundee.

The room is nice and bright with 360-degree views of the city! Try not to get too distracted from the speakers!!

DC Thomson & Co Ltd
2 Albert Square

Where can I park?

There are several options for parking:

All are within a 5 min (approx.) walk to the venue.

Will there be wi-fi access?

Yes, there will!

What should I wear?

We are all about the comfortable!

Wear casual, smart, beards, tattoos, hair up, hair down .. whatever you like. Just be you and be comfortable 🙂