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Co-op Connections: Edinburgh


Start date / time
Tuesday 06 June 2023, 7:00pm
End date / time
Tuesday 06 June 2023, 8:30pm
Edinburgh Student Housing Co-op, 28 Wright's Houses, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR
More information
[email protected]
Organised by
Co-operatives UK
Event type
Co-op Connections

Join Co‑operatives UK Membership Team for this event on Tuesday 6 June from 7-8.30pm.

About the event

This event unites and connects co-operative based in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. Come along to make local connections and co-operatively help one another. 


This event will take place in-person.

How much does it cost?

  • This event is FREE for existing and formative co-ops.

What attendees will gain

You will have the opportunity to meet other co-ops based in Edinburgh. 

Who should attend?

Anyone working in a co-op based in Edinburgh or the surrounding areas. 

Meet our team

Gareth Wright, Member Relations Co-ordinator, Co-operatives UK

Gareth has been finding solutions to common business needs for almost 20 years. He’s worked with clients from a range of sectors in the UK and across Europe. Since joining Co-operatives UK in 2012, he’s been working directly with our members to ensure they have access to practical advice and guidance. He also delivers training and hosts local networking events. Gareth is never too far from co-ops, as he’s an active member of his local credit union, a co-op pub and a brewery. In his spare time, you’ll find him walking in the hills or riding one of his bikes.

Irena Pistun, Member Relations Co-ordinator, Co-operatives UK

Irena joined Co-operatives UK as member relations coordinator in May 2018. Coming from a media, PR and stadium events background she has handled big budgets and big stories but was seeking bigger values. 

A committed Christian and treasurer for her local church and community centre, Irena is passionate about diversifying the co-op sector and talking to members about using their values (and zero budgets) to raise their own profiles.