402 E Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Strength in Numbers
How Kalamazoo can help independent businesses thrive, create more local wealth and maintain a vital, sustainable community.
Jeff Milchen, Co-Founder of AMIBA and an internationally-published author will provide an engaging keynote presentation illustrating the many benefits our community reaps from nurturing and supporting local, independent businesses. He will also show how we can help local entrepreneurs and our economy prosper in the face of today’s challenges. Jobs, economy and community engagement will also be discussed.
Breakout Session: Stay after the presentation for breakout sessions focusing on marketing your business and using the Buy Local movement to increase your businesses success!
Check-In and Networking- 8:30am to 8:45am
Keynote Presentation and Q&A- 8:45am to 10:00am
Breakout Session (optional): 10:05am to 11:00am
Light refreshements are included with ticket. The meeting will be held in the Lawrence Community Room.
About Jeff Milchen– Jeff Milchen founded and directed the nation’s first Independent Business Alliance and has helped more than 100 communities across America organize successfully. He’s an internationally-published writer and popular speaker on economic localization and community empowerment.
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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Free parking is available at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
What can I bring into the event?
Feel free to bring a small laptop, tablet and anything you would like to take notes on. You may also bring snacks and water.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Faith Cervin, Executive Director of Buy Local Greater Kalamazoo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What’s the refund policy?
All sales are final.