Brisbane Local Food

Growing local

Achieving real prosperity for local communities

Event Details

Achieving real prosperity for local communities

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

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

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:

($25 public, $15 concession, $0 uni student with ID)

Comment Wall

Add a Comment

RSVP for Achieving real prosperity for local communities to add comments!

Join Brisbane Local Food

Not Attending (1)

Important note about adding photos:

Always add photos using the "From my computer" option, even if you are on a mobile phone or other device.


  • Add Photos
  • View All


  • Add Videos
  • View All


Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

© 2021   Created by Andrew Cumberland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service