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Yours to Share - The Co-operative Economy in Wales

11:40am - 11:40am
28 June 2011

The National Assembly for Wales Cross Party Group on Co-operatives and Mutuals presents: Yours to Share - The Co-operative Economy in Wales

Representatives from the Wales Co-operative Centre and Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales, along with National Assembly members and a selection of invited co-operative businesses, will come together to mark Co-operatives Fortnight 2011 in Wales.

Co-operatives Fortnight 2011 is the national campaign that unites the co-operative sector. From 25 June until 9 July, events and activities will take place throughout the UK to highlight and celebrate how co-operative businesses share their profits, give people an equal say and help build a better world, represented through the theme ‘Yours to Share’.

You are invited to attend the event at the Pierhead Building on Tuesday 28 June. Registration and a networking lunch begins at 11.45pm with a prompt 12.15pm start.

Please tell us if you will be attending the event by Monday 20 June (click here to accept)

The event will celebrate the importance of co-operatives in Wales and highlight how they make a difference on a local, regional and national level.

Championing the co-operative method of business will be the National Assembly for Wales Cross Party Group for Co-operatives and Mutuals. You will also have the opportunity to hear from speakers including Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK and Molly Scott Cato, Director of the Cardiff Institute of Co-operative Studies.

As a Co-operative Business in Wales, you will have the opportunity to participate in the ‘Exhibition of Co-operative Businesses’. This FREE exhibition will be a chance for you to showcase your businesses to politicians and the key decision makers from the co-operative sector.

If you are a co-operative organisation and would like to take the opportunity of exhibiting please contact Aimee Shanahan on 029 20556158 or via email aimee.shanahan@walescooperative.org or Ieuan Nash on 01443 743947 or via email ieuan.nash@walescooperative.org by no  later than 20 June.

 

Location

Pierhead Building, Cardiff

Contact details

01443 743947

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