FREE 2021 Webinars
WEBINARS – September-November 2021
Please note registration is required in advance of events to receive Zoom link.
Discover Co-ops presents Rabble Co-op
Discover Co-ops is a series of events introducing new emerging co-ops in Northern Ireland to the wider audience.
Tuesday 9 November 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM GMT
About this event
Rabble Co-op founder members Dessie and Ruairi will discuss how their co-operative is providing specialised technological services to voluntary, public and private organisations fulfilling a social purpose. The co-operative also promotes the use of technology, which respects, protects and progresses fundamental human rights.
At present, Rabble Co-op is gathering information on how social justice and community-based organisations use technology. During the event, Dessie and Ruairi will talk about their plans for Rabble and the reasons behind their decision to set up a co-op.
Please register to attend and you will receive a zoom link before the event.
Community Shares: what are they?
Wednesday 22ndSeptember 2021 – 12:00 – 13:30
A free training webinar on community shares for anyone interested in raising capital via a community share offer in Northern Ireland.
This online training is an essential for anyone who wants to understand what community shares are and how they can be used to involve your community, raise needed start-up of growth capital and leverage potential funding.
Practical local examples will be provided and the steps to complete a successful community share offer will be clearly set out.
Loan-stock offers for Co-operatives
Thursday 23rdSeptember 2021 – 12.00 – 13.00
A free Training webinar for anyone interested in raising funds through a loan-stock offer.
Co-operatives can raise funds via loanstock offers. Join this essential training and learn what you need to prepare for launching a successful loanstock offer.
Community Wealth Building and Co-operatives
Wednesday 6thOctober 2021 – 12.00 – 13.30
The development of more democratic forms of ownership of the economy such as co-operatives is central to Community Wealth Building. Join this free event. Community Wealth Building is establishing itself as an alternative and fairer approach to local economic development that is showing good outcomes in terms of reducing poverty, income inequality, enhancing local economic resilience and creating a low carbon and more democratic economy.
Discover Co-ops: Good To Grow
Thursday 21stOctober 2021 – 12.00 – 13.00
Come and meet Good To Grow, NI’s new horticultural co-op. Join us this lunch time to meet up with the founder members of a new co-operative: Good to Grow Co-op. This is a co-operative of horticulturalists who wants to make horticulture accessible and affordable to all.
WEBINARS IN June 2021
WEBINARS IN May 2021
WEBINARS IN APRIL 2021
CO-OPERATIVE SKILLS – SETTING UP WORKER CO-OPERATIVES: WHY AND HOW?
Wed. the 21st April from 12.00 to 14.00
Register on Eventbrite:
A CO-OPERATIVE JOURNEY: FROM IDEAS TO CO-OPERATIVES
Tuesday 27th of April from 12.00 – 1.30
Register for the event
WEBINARS IN MARCH 2021
Discover Co-ops: Venture Folks
held on Tuesday 16th March 2021
Watch the recording here
Discover Co-ops: Longlife Housing Cooperative
held on Thursday 4 March 2021
Watch the recording here
Co-op Connections in collaboration with Co-ops UK
held on 10th March 2021
THE CO-OPERATIVE ADVANTAGE
held on Tuesday 23rd March
Watch the recording soon
Discover Coops: Cooperation in Community Energy Initiatives
Roundtable held on 12th March 2021
WEBINARS IN FEBRUARY 2021
Discover Coops: the Belfast Food Co-op.
Webinar was held on Wednesday 24th February 2021. Recording available here
Coop Skills: Co-operative Journey from Ideas to Coops
Webinar was held on Wednesday 17 February 2021. This webinar will be repeated during the course of 2021. Watch this space!
Webinars Series in 2020.
Co-operatives are vehicles for transforming local economies. This series was for anyone interested in community energy, social care, housing, breadmaking and sports. All sessions recordings here:
‘Co-operatives skills’ was a series for anyone involved in a co-op or anyone thinking to set up their own co-op. They range from governance issues to funding coops via community shares and loanstock. More information on this link: