“Amsterdam is delighted to host the Social Enterprise World Forum 2023. This global event is a milestone in our city's journey to creating a wellbeing economy that puts people and the planet first,” says Amsterdam Deputy Mayor Sofyan Mbarki.


A highly respected policy ecosystem

Gerry Higgins, the founder and managing director of SEWF, adds: “The social enterprise community worldwide is looking forward to the first SEWF event in mainland Europe. The Netherlands is a leader in the field, with world-class social enterprises and a highly respected policy ecosystem.”

The event will take place in autumn 2023 and will be co-hosted by Amsterdam Impact and Social Enterprise NL, a national network with more than 430 members. In addition to a two-day event in Amsterdam, visitors can expect many side events and tours throughout the Netherlands, with numerous opportunities to connect and start new partnerships.

Watch this video to learn more about the Dutch impact entrepreneurship ecosystem.