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2015 CCMA Conference: Request for Workshop Proposals


This year’s annual CCMA Conference (Boise, June 11–13) will host a national conversation on how food co-ops can thrive in today’s increasingly competitive environment.

You can be part of the conversation by presenting an informative, inspiring, interactive, change-inducing workshop related to one of the key opportunities for food co-op success, including:

• Strategic Governance and Leadership
• Embracing Change
• Being the Very Best Food Store
• Growing Our Co-ops
• Making an Impact/Telling Our Story
• Workshop medley (topics that don’t fit into another category)

Presenters will receive one complimentary conference registration.

Workshop proposals should include:

• Proposed/working title
• Short description (100 words or fewer)
• Presenter’s name, title, company, email, phone number and mailing address
• A brief background on the presenter
• Any requirements the presenter may have (e.g., AV, room setup, etc.)

Proposals must be received before February 6, 2015. Send your proposal to Marilyn Scholl at

Workshop topics will be selected by February 13. You will be informed of the status of your proposal by February 20.

If you have questions about submitting a proposal to speak at CCMA, contact Marilyn Scholl at or (802) 387-6013. For questions about or suggestions for the CCMA Conference, contact us by emailing

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