2013 Future of Business Conference: Inspiration and Innovation
Thursday Kickoff Keynote and Localicious Reception/Expo
Downtown, Depot Market Square
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Friday Full Conference
Downtown, Historical Leopold
9:00am - 4:00pm
Now in its 9th year, Sustainable Connections' Future of Business Conference brings you practical information and best practices through:
Inspirational, world class national and regional speakers
Education directly from experts
Connections and Networking with your peers
Join your friends and associates for inspiration and smart business practices that will lead us all to a sustainable local economy.
We are excited to welcome:
Scott Jenkins, Vice President Operations, Seattle Mariners/Safeco Field
AP Hurd, Vice President, Touchstone Corporation; Author, The Carbon Efficient City
Bill Taylor, Owner, Taylor Shellfish Farms
Day 1: April 25th
Meet, greet, and eat, a Localicious Opening Reception.
Featuring our best local food and drink and the opportunity to connect and then be inspired with our evening keynote speaker.
Day 2: April 26th
All day conference with opening keynotes and business tracks.
* Achieving Resource and Operational Efficiencies
* Increasing Access to Customers
* Access to Financial Resources
* Better Business Management
REGISTRATION: **EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Only $99 for SC members (before April 6th.) Registration includes full day program at the Leopold Ballroom, keynotes and break out sessions on Friday, a delicious local lunch and admission to the kick off Localicious and Expo on Thursday night at the Depot Market Square. Check our website frequently for conference updates.
(You can register for ONLY Thursday evening, but if you register for FULL, it includes Thursday evening.)
Early Bird (SC Members) $99
Early Bird (General) $119
After April 1 (SC Members) $129
After April 1 (General) $159
Thursday reception only $49
LOCALICIOUS AND EXPO!
We will kick off the conference with great local food, libations, and an opportunity to connect with leaders of the local food economy AND our region's most influential and innovative business owners and employees. Our opening keynote speaker and an introduction to our new government leaders as well. Light bites and libations are free with registration!
Combined with influential speakers, Expo, and community leaders, it's something you won't want to miss. And, if you aren't able to make the full conference on Friday, you can attend just the Thursday Reception.
Vendors: To reserve your space or for more information, event coordinator, Erin McCain-Anderson at 360-647-7093 x108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A limited number of Expo tables (non-food related) available for Thursday night. $250 for SC Members, $300 for non-members. Please contact Erin for more information 360-647-7093 x108.
Depot Market Square & The Leopold
Downtown: 1100 Railroad Ave. & 1224 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98226
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|