Integris to partner with City of Prince George, Innovation Central Society to bring world-renowned economist to the North.
Prince George, BC – Integris Credit Union, in partnership with the City of Prince George and Innovation Central Society is pleased to bring The Local Economy Solution with Michael Shuman to Northern BC.
Michael Shuman is an economist, attorney, author and entrepreneur; he is globally recognized as an expert on community economics with a degree in economics and international relations from Stanford University. With over 100 articles published with periodicals such as the New York Times and spoken in 47 states and 8 different countries. Shuman comes to Northern BC from Simon Fraser University where he teaches Community Economic Development for the SFU Certificate Program.
From May 30th – June 3rd, Shuman will travel throughout Northern BC, presenting The Local Economy Solution workshop series. This event is free to members of the public, however, registration is required.
“We’d like to thank our partners – City of Prince George, Innovation Central Society, Small Town Love and SFU Community Economic Development for making this event possible. Michael Shuman is world-renowned for his expertise in developing local economy solutions – keeping business local. This aligns with our philosophy of building local/regional capacity and enriching community: successful small businesses that support one another result in enriched communities,” says Dan Wingham, Manager of Partnerships and Business Development with Integris Credit Union.
Dan Wingham, Manager Partnerships and Business Development
About this workshop:
This workshop was organized by the SFU Certificate Program for Community Economic Development with sponsorship from City of Prince George, Integris Credit Union, Innovation Central Society, City of Quesnel, Community Futures North Cariboo, Quesnel Downtown Association, Small Town Love, West Quesnel BIA, Bulkley Credit Union, Town of Smithers, Community Futures Nadina, Doug Donaldson, MLA Stikine, Smithers District Chamber of Commerce, Storytellers’ Foundation, Doug Donaldson, MLA Stikine, Skeena Watershed Conservation Society, Village of Hazelton, Northwest Community College – Hazelton campus, Community Futures Stuart Nechako and Invest Local BC.
|Written by Cori Ramsay, BA – Communications Officer|