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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 or Ieuan Nash on 01443 743947 or via email by no  later than 20 June.



Pierhead Building, Cardiff

Contact details

01443 743947

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