Time: September 24, 2012 from 6:15pm to 8:30pm
Location: QUT, Gardens Point. B Block, room 117B, ground floor.
Street: 2 George st Brisbane
Website or Map: http://michaelshumanqut.event…
Event Type: seminar/, presentation
Organized By: Energising Communities
Latest Activity: Sep 18, 2012
Hear one of the world's most in-demand specialists on community economics
Michael H. Shuman
Achieving Real Prosperity for Local Communities
About our speaker:
Michael H. Shuman is a leading US economist, attorney, community economic development consultant and entrepreneur. He is a Fellow at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), Cutting Edge Capital and the Post-Carbon Institute. He has authored several books on local economies including:
How to Move your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity (2012), and
The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (2006).
Michael regularly helps communities analyse economic leakages and identify job-creation opportunities from expanded locally-owned, import-substituting (LOIS) businesses. In this presentation he will inspire and challenge our thinking on the type of business and financial models available to assist local communities achieve real prosperity. A prolific speaker, Michael has lectured in 47 US states and eight countries on strengthening local economies.
Michael Shuman's speaking tour is being sponsored by Energising Communities, Economic Development Australia, Enterprise & Training Company Ltd and Coffs Harbour City Council.
for tickets, book here: http://michaelshumanqut.eventbrite.com.au/link
($25 public, $15 concession, $0 uni student with ID)
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