Regional Events

Regional events are small, one-day meetings designed to facilitate the exchange of best practices and cross-sector learning amongst cooperators, and to strengthen the local cooperative community.

Benefits of Attending

  • Share common best practices and innovative approaches for engaging your members
  • Identify challenges and opportunities that exist in the co-op community
  • Develop cross-sectoral relationships and network with cooperative leaders


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Past Regional Events

  • 2013 Cooperative Development Summit
    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Lowell Center
    610 Langdon Street
    Madison, Wisconsin

    The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) and Cooperation Works! (CW) are co-hosting an all-day summit to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Cooperative Development Centers. This event will focus on the determination of a national 'agenda,' sustainable funding, and other challenges impacting cooperative development.

    Who Should Attend: (Invitation only) USDA RCDG funded cooperative development centers

    Fee: $0

  • Crossroads Cooperative Summit
    Friday, November 1, 2013
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Indiana Farm Bureau Building
    225 South East Street
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    The Crossroads Cooperative Summit brings together co-op members and leaders from across the many sectors of cooperative enterprise. In just a single day, you'll get ideas that will help you and your co-op throughout the year. This year's Summit focuses on Building Our Cooperative Future. Learn how co-ops in Indiana and across the country empower people and bring about economic equality and stability.

    Who Should Attend: Co-op members and leaders from across the many sectors of cooperative enterprise

    Fee: $50

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Misti French or call 202.638.6222.


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