The Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN) and the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) are proud to host Canada’s Fourth-Annual Fair Trade Conference. Building Momentum will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba from February 18th to 20th, 2016.
The three-day event will bring together delegates from across Canada, to create new partnerships and further the impact of fair trade.
This year’s conference will feature keynote speakers from Guatemala, Tanzania and South Africa, while hosting a variety of sessions on critical and timely issues in fair trade, such as Town, Campus & School, Marketing & Retail, Food Services & Distribution, Climate Change and Trade Policy.
We would like to formerly invite yourself and the CCEDNet community to attend the conference, and contribute to the discussion.
We would greatly appreciate if you would forward this email to your members and post it on your webpage!
|When:||February 18, 19 & 20, 2016|
|Where:||The Fort Garry Hotel | 222 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0R3|
|What:||Connect, share and learn with fair trade stakeholders from coast to coast|
|Who:||Hosted by the Canadian Fair Trade Network and the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation|
|Cost:||$235 Professionals | $145 Students | *Day rates are available *Special rates for high school teachers and students are also available | Please register today|
|Accomodation:||Group room rates have been secured at the Fort Garry Hotel | Further details can be found on our logistics page, or book your room online, our group code is set up on this page, so please complete your booking. (For reference, our group is 10R2XT).|
Canada’s 2016 Fair Trade Conference will see leaders from across the country come together to strengthen existing ties and increase opportunities for collaboration. Participants will include:
- Fair Trade Town, Campus & School leaders
- Fair Trade business leaders
- Government institutions
- Non-profit partners
- Food service companies
- University and college representatives
- High school representatives
- Increase participation and coordination within the fair trade movement in Canada
- Inspire, motivate and build the capacity of stakeholders
- Present on the progress of the fair trade movement and the work being done by the CFTN
- Build strategy to further the goals of the movement for 2016 and beyond