The campaign pack includes materials and template documents to save you time
Social Saturday is a platform on which you can promote your social enterprise. So why not raise awareness about the work you do and encourage people to buy social.
Social Saturday is dedicated to the UK’s growing social enterprise movement. So wherever you are, join in and let’s put social enterprises on the map!
The campaign pack is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to take part. It contains activity ideas, template press releases, letters to local MPs and Councillors, and more.
What you do on Social Saturday is up to you and it’s a real opportunity to get your social enterprise noticed. From putting on an event in your local community to running a special promotion, there are lots of ways to get involved.
Activities to mark the day – we've listed a few ideas to get you on your way
Template press release - to send to local media before an event
Template press release – to send to local media after an event
Template letter to editor – if you’re holding an event or doing something special, let your local newspaper know
Invitation to your MP/Councillor – invite your local MP/Councillor to your event, or to visit your social enterprise
Template press release + letter for MP visit – if you’ve secured a visit from your MP/Councillor, use this template press release and letter
Suggested tweets – to make it quicker for you on Twitter
Social media platforms – a brief guide on the platforms available
Top tips for planning an MP visit - There's a lot to think about when organising a visit from an MP, use this tip sheet to help you out. It also contains a briefing note to send to an MP's office prior to a visit.
Use this editable downloadable poster to promote your event. Or just stick it on your shop front or in your office and let people know the benefits of buying from a social enterprise!
Tell us what you’ve got planned so that we can help to spread the word.
Don't forget to tweet, especially photographs, using the hashtag #SocialSaturday2016.