Time: October 19, 2009 to October 20, 2009
Location: Holiday Inn Patriot
City/Town: Williamsburg, VA
Website or Map: http://www.vamicro.org/confer…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: EcoVentures International, The Virginia Microenterprise Network, and American Independent Business Alliance
Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2009
Going Local...Going Green...Going Micro!
Building Strong, Sustainable Communities
Save the Date: October 19-20, 2009
This conferencce is a must for Main Street programs, community economic developers, organizations interested in eco-tourism, sustainable agriculture, green building, general green practices for saving money and all organizations working in the area of microenterprise! Co-hosted by the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), EcoVentures International, and the Virginia Microenterprise Network.
The conference will include three specific tracks focused on opportunities around the Local Business Movement, Growing Green Economies, and Microenterprise Development.
The Growing Green Economies Track will feature practical and experiential workshops and trainings to address:
•Methods to identify viable green opportunities for potential entrepreneurs
•Developing Effective Marketing Strategies for Green Enterprise
•Financial and Government Incentives for Going Green
•Microenterprise Lending and Innovations in Green
•Green Microenterprise Case Studies
•Creating Community Collaboration to Support Green Microenterprise Development
•How does the green perspective effect microenterprise development organizations strategy for growth
VMN Members: $100
Registration includes reception and dinner on the first day, break and lunch on the second day. A block of rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn Patriot for $69 per night. Call the hotel directly at 757-565-2600 for reservations.