Haven't registered for the BALLE Conference on Localism yet? It's being held in Phoenix June 10-12, and is the national forum for visionary local economy connectors who are making a difference in their communities. Here are 706 reasons why you should attend: 600 Localist Leaders All In One Place The BALLE Conference is the one place each year where the local economy movement comes together to share ideas, innovate, and have important conversations about the emerging new economy. If you care about systems change, this is the place you need to be.
Watch a video to see the kind of people you'll meet at this year's BALLE Conference:
https://youtu.be/gmEDSYZGSHY 70+ Incredible Speakers Visionary business leaders like Dansko's Amanda Cabot and Etsy's Matt Stinchcomb, social change agents like Van Jones and CODEPINK's Jodie Evans, and innovators on the forefront of restoring the land and building a new economy will inform and inspire. Click here for a full list of speakers.
8 Interactive Conference Tracks Through eight conference tracks that together represent What’s Working Locally, BALLE Conference attendees are true participants invited to share their knowledge and perspective to develop applicable solutions and executable plans. Click here for a full conference agenda. 6 Immersive Workshops and Tours At what other conference can you learn how to build a food hub, get a Micro MBA focused on place-based impact investing, visit an experimental town (Arcosanti), and experience first-hand the adaptation of historic buildings, growing food in an urban desert, and revitalizing Main Street? Click here for more info.
And 21 Days (and Counting) Left to Register! The BALLE Conference offers extraordinary access to leading business leaders and social innovators through one-on-one mentoring and the Living Economies Lounge. Attendees make important connections, build skills and insights to advance their work, and have a lot of fun in the process.
One More Bonus Reason: If you really needed another reason, what you've heard is true: BALLE does throw a better party! You won't want to miss the delicious local craft brews and organic food, plus Arizona's best entertainment, music, art, and culture. The agenda outlines the parties and activities planned each night. Many reasons to register for this year's BALLE Conference on Localism, but just one thing left to do. Register now and we'll see you in Phoenix.
Are you a Local First Arizona member? Contact us for the 10% discount code!