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EconoUS 2017


Faced with economic disparity, growing inequality and environmental crises, Canadians are looking for alternatives. 

A vibrant and resilient economy that includes everyone and respects the earth’s natural systems is possible. Learn what’s working across Canada to generate positive community economic, social and environmental impacts and join community leaders from coast to coast in Calgary this September for #EconoUs2017. 

More than 350 representatives from business, government, not for profit, coop, social enterprise and community will share their passion for building strong, inclusive economies. The gathering builds on the long history of successful national conferences organized by the Canadian Community Economic Development Network since 2001.

Opening ceremony: John Dutton Theatre. 
Tours: Social Enterprises, Coops, Olds and Cochrane
Workshops: Venues in and around Victoria Park.

Local partners for #EconoUs2017 include Momentum, Thrive, Calgary Economic Development, Calgary Regional Partnership, Mount Royal's Institute for Community Prosperity and REAP.

Earlier Event: September 12
cityFARMED
Later Event: September 13
Beakerhead