Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

NCBA CLUSA is excited to announce that its inaugural Co-op Festival will be held September 30 – October 1, 2017 on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.—an unprecedented opportunity to amplify the economic impact, diversity and sustainability of a business model 70 percent of consumers say they already trust.

Designed to kick off Co-op Month, this two-day public awareness event will feature live music, high-profile speakers, games, giveaways and interactive booths to engage a potential audience of 65,000+ people on the National Mall. The event will also serve as a visual reminder of the success and diversity of the co-op business model to elected officials in the nation’s capital. 
 

National Mall, Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is proud to announce the inaugural Co-op Impact Conference, coming in October 2017. This pivotal cooperative event will, for the first time, bring together a broad spectrum of cooperative sectors to build on and amplify the economic impact co-ops have in the U.S. and internationally. 

Scheduled for October 4 – 6, 2017, at the Hilton-Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia, this annual conference will focus on the significant role that cooperatives play in the national and international economy, as well as how the cooperative business model values and benefits individuals, businesses and communities. Beyond plenary sessions that will highlight thought leaders in the field, the 2017 Co-op Impact Conference will feature breakout sessions to dive more deeply into emerging issues and best-in-class learning for purchasing co-ops, international cooperative development professionals, co-op economists and emerging cooperative leaders. 

At its core, this conference will examine how co-ops can and already are answering some of society’s most important questions around ownership and opportunity.
 

Hilton Old Town Alexandria, 1767 King St., Alexandria, VA