Speaker Series: Local Economies Expert Michael Shuman, tonight

The Centre for Sustainability, with assistance from the Village of Pemberton, presents Michael Shuman, economist and author of Local Dollars, Local Sense, to speak on Fostering a Vibrant Sea to Sky Regional Economy.

Focusing on local economic development strategies from around North America, Mr. Shuman will provide compelling ideas and success stories of how communities shift economic development initiatives into creating more local wealth.

Topics will include:

  • local ownership and self-reliance,
  • public policy,
  • local investment strategies,
  • creating regional supply chains,
  • leakage analysis,
  • and some building blocks for creating a more vibrant Sea to Sky Corridor economy.

Date: Wednesday, February 26th
Time: 6:00 pm – Doors open with pre-event mixer; cash bar available
7:00 pm – Event starts
9:00 – 10:00 Networking; cash bar open
Location: The Whistler Conference Centre

Want to learn more from Mr. Shuman? Join a breakfast discussion the next morning to probe deeper into Mr. Shuman’s work and potential strategies for the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Thursday February 27th from 8:00-10:00am at the Delta Whistler Village Suites / Early bird $25 (regular $30) / Register: info@whistlercentre.ca

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Register for the event and you will be entered into a raffle to win a signed copy of Michael Shuman’s latest book ‘Local Dollars, Local Sense’ at the event.

Admission by donation. Funds raised will support the Centre’s work on local economic initiatives in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

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