2017 Cooperative Issues Forum

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Join us for the 2017 Cooperative Issues Forum on May 3, 2017, from 2-4:45 p.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 

Co-hosted this year by NCBA CLUSA, the Cooperative Development Foundation and Cooperatives for a Better World, the Issues Forum will highlight cooperative businesses leading with their co-op identity and honor the 2017 inductees into the Cooperative Hall of Fame

With a spotlight on co-op identity, the afternoon will focus on the cooperative business model as a disruptor, differentiator and change agent in our lives and communities. Cross-sector success stories, marketing the co-op advantage and creative Principle Six strategies for cooperation among co-ops will be shared. 

The afternoon program will include: 

  • Keynote Presentation, "Lead with Our Co-op Identity, Together," Howard Brodsky, Chair of CBW and CEO of CCA Global Partners

  • Co-op Identity Panel, "The Cooperative Edge: Marketing Your Co-op Identity," moderated by Howard Brodsky and featuring Jessica Ross, Managing Partner of Finn Partners; Jessica O'Neal, Director of Digital Strategy, NRECA; and Wendy Scherer, Social Media Manager for Cabot Creamery Cooperative.

  • Hall of Fame Panel and Q&A with Rita Haynes, CEO emeritus of Faith Community United Credit Union; John Johnson, retired President & CEO of CHS, Inc.; Richard Larochelle, retired Senior Vice President of National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation; and John & Carol Zippert, Cooperative Activists and Founding Members of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund

Why you don't want to miss out! 

  • Learn: Strategies and examples from co-ops leading with their identity 
  • Take Action: Leave with unique actions to improve cooperation in your life, at your co-op and in your community. 
  • Hear it First: Be on the front lines as a new 2017 cooperative opportunity kicks off! 


About Cooperatives for a Better World
Cooperatives for a Better World challenges the global community to elevate themselves beyond the inequalities of the 21st Century into an era of innovation and sustainability through the cooperative business model. 

 

May 3rd, 2017 2:00 PM   through   4:45 PM
529 14th St. NW
13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
United States

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