Mapping a collective vision together

SES event photo.

With a mission to advance social entrepreneurship and innovation, the Social Enterprise Summit (SES) is a non-profit, cross-sector platform poised to champion positive societal changes. The International Symposium, its annual flagship event, connects multinational delegates from the civic society, businesses, government, and academic sectors to inspire, innovate, connect and collaborate. In conjunction with the Symposium, a series of community outreach initiatives are rolled out across ten Hong Kong districts, further extending our collective reach towards the common goal of forwarding social innovation.

Since 2008, the Social Enterprise Summit has supported…

Years of Events
Audience participating in international symposium.

Symposium 2023

Entering the 16th year, the Social Enterprise Summit 2023 (SES 2023) returns to a physical format. Themed Sustainable Wellbeing+, the forum will be a fascinating exchange of industry leadership that seeks to explore the role of holistic wellbeing in shaping a flourishing and sustainable society. With over 70 accomplished speakers from Hong Kong, Asia and beyond, the event endeavours to foster cross-sector dialogues and partnerships to enhance community resilience and holistic wellbeing through insightful keynote speeches and expert-led panels.

Community Engagement

While the SES is well known as the curator of the annual International Symposium, that’s not all we do! Community outreach is another key avenue of community learning and engagement. This year, SES Community Programme curates cross-district topics and fosters collaborations for co-creation with the community. Throughout the year, a variety of exciting activities have taken place, including the Social Entrepreneurship Lab, Social Entrepreneurship Programme, Youth Engagement, Community Exploration in ten districts: Central and Western & Southern District, Wan Chai, Kowloon City, Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong, Sham Shui Po, Yau Tsim Mong, North District & Tai Po, Yuen Long and Tuen Mun.

Activities participants in a group photo during the community programmes.
People gathering around listening talks of different insider stories.

Knowledge Hub

Browse through a wealth of resources in our virtual Knowledge Hub, a treasure-trove which gathers insider stories, pilot projects, and inspirational ideas of social innovation and social entrepreneurship from local, regional, and international perspectives to champion positive social changes.