Social Enterprise Challenge 2018

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Want to do something that has a positive impact on the world?

The Social Enterprise Challenge is a two-day challenge where you work in teams alongside experts, business mentors and the social enterprise community to come up with a solution that wow’s our judging panel. There’ll be cash prizes up for grabs, lots of snacks and a whole heap of new mates.


Applications close 14 September. Apply now by filling out this form.

Challenge dates:

27 September, 9am - 6pm

28 September, 9am -7pm


1st place: $1,500

2nd place: $1,000

3rd place: $500

All participants will receive a free ticket to Day One on the 29 September!

Important notes 

  • You may take some time out to attend lectures.
  • You will also get a ticket to Day One on the 29th September, a full-day Summit that includes world-class speakers on social enterprise.
  • You can enter as a team (up to four) or as an individual. In previous years, most applications have been as individuals.


If you’re traveling from outside of Christchurch, you can apply for a scholarship to help with travel expenses.

Apply by filling out this form here.


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Thank you to our core partner Christchurch City Council and Ministry of Youth Development for supporting this event.