Meet our 2017 Co-op IMPACT Conference Sponsors


At NCBA CLUSA’s inaugural Co-op IMPACT Conference, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in sessions crucial to the future of the cooperative business model. Supporting the content this year are 19 organizations that NCBA CLUSA is proud to work with and recognize as important leaders in efforts to build a more inclusive economy. They range from local service providers to leading financial institutions, and we encourage you to meet with and thank these organizations for their generous stewardship, engagement and commitment to our first-of-its-kind national co-op conference.

Several of our sponsors will be presenting unique aspects of the conference. Please take a few moments and get to know your 2017 Co-op IMPACT Sponsors!

National Cooperative Bank

National Cooperative Bank is our co-host for IMPACT 2017, graciously helping us take this event from concept to reality. Congratulate them during our opening plenary “The State of the Co-op Economy” and “Co-op Financers Deepen Impact” session.


A special thanks to our premier sponsor CoBank for supporting the Council of Co-op Economists and their contributions at IMPACT 2017.




Noted for their work with the International Co-operative Alliance and for supporting NCBA CLUSA’s purchasing cooperatives for more than 15 years, LBMX is an international friend and partner to cooperatives of all kinds.

National Co+op Grocers

Originators in the shop local and organic food revolutions, National Co+op Grocers is now empowering their members by leading the way on sustainability and social equality.


Capital Impact Partners

Providing important investments into co-op development across their portfolio, Capital Impact Partners is an ambassador of strategic growth.

CBI Global

Recognized for their innovations in cooperative agriculture production, processing and marketing, CBI Global will help IMPACT 2017 attendees celebrate with a closing reception Thursday evening.

CHS Inc.

We also encourage you to visit with the CHS Inc. team and contribute to their Ideation Wall throughout the conference!


.coop will be on hand and will sponsor a Tweet Wall at their booth. Use hashtag #IMPACT2017 to add your tweets!

Cooperatives for a Better World


Be sure to connect with Howard Brodsky and the Cooperatives for a Better World team during our Wednesday reception at REI Co-op CBW launches their #Coops4Kindness initiative!

NCBA CLUSA would also like to extend a special thank you to Wegner CPAs and Autry, Hall & Cook LLP for their continued support of the Co-op Professionals Track at IMPACT 2017.

And be sure to learn more about the business services, products and intellectual capital offered by the good folks at Corcentric, EnterWorks, Northern Trust, CoMetrics, Divine Chocolate, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, St. Mary’s University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

We look forward to seeing you next week in Alexandria, Virginia!

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