A WORKSHOP WITH MICHAEL SHUMAN
When: OCTOBER 29, 2009 2:00-4:30PM
Where: STARWORKS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ENTERPRISES
Michael Shuman, economist, attorney, entrepreneur and author of The Small Mart
Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (Berrett-
Koehler, 2006) and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age
(Free Press, 1998) will present an afternoon workshop that lays out the principles of his
approach to economic development, which contends that small, locally-owned businesses
are the key to a healthy and dynamic economy. Followed by question and answer.
Followed by the Central Park NC ANNUAL GATHERING 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
Join Central Park NC as we celebrate with local food and music, a year of
accomplishments and progress in our eight-county region. This year's theme “Local Works”
is designed to help us create a regional community where local, independent businesses
thrive and help small town economies.
Registration includes evening Central Park NC Gathering event.
$15 for Central Park Stewards/ $25 for general public.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please register at www.centralparknc.org or by calling