Celebrate National Small Business Week at our May Co-op Circle Happy Hour


Are you ready to connect virtually with other cooperators, hear new insights and ideas, and discuss trending topics that the co-op community is navigating? Then we invite you to join us at NCBA CLUSA’s next Co-op Circle Happy Hour, scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 2 pm EDT.

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Let’s celebrate National Small Business Week together!

Is your cooperative seeking funding opportunities to support its programs and initiatives? Are you a cooperative leader who’s ready to get more involved in advocating for cooperatives to have greater access to resources? Then join us on May 2 as NCBA CLUSA’s Director of Government Relations Aaliyah Nedd hosts an insightful discussion on strengthening the co-op ecosystem through good policy, and key policy priorities impacting co-op access to capital through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Between April 28 and May 4, SBA is celebrating National Small Business Week, which acknowledges the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, including cooperatives.

Why Attend?

Next month’s Co-op Circle Happy Hour presents a fantastic chance to:

  • Learn more about recent policy updates that impact co-ops during an interactive community discussion
  • Connect with your co-op community in a relaxed setting.
  • Hear from an advocacy expert on how co-ops fit into the small business landscape

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Co-op Circle Happy Hour Highlights

  • Engaging Conversations Connect with cooperative peers, share insights, and exchange experiences and ideas on the latest challenges, trends and developments in the co-op community.
  • Virtual Networking Interact with cooperative professionals from around the world in a small group virtual setting where you can share your work, knowledge and helpful resources.
  • Themed Activities Enjoy interactive icebreakers and team challenges designed to spark both conversations and learning moments on interesting facts about the history of the co-op community and more.
  • Expert Insights Gain valuable tips from both guest hosts and attendees on opportunities to advance access to critical tools, resources and techniques that support the work we do as cooperative leaders.

For more details on joining this week’s happy hour, log into your Circle account and navigate to the “Events” tab.

Not a member? Click here to create an account. For additional assistance, email NCBA CLUSA’s Membership team at

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