CMC’s fifth Co-operative Congress is taking place in Victoria British Columbia, June 19 – 21 at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. Early bird registration begins on April 3.
This year’s welcome reception, the evening of June 19th, will be overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the beautiful Delta Ocean Pointe patio. The hotel is a seven-minute walk from the centre of Victoria.
Congress 2018 will explore the theme "CO-OPERATION IN A CHANGING WORLD" with content on economic and social change and how the co-operative and mutualist model can become more relevant in the years ahead.
Keynote Speaker, Olympic long track speed skating medalist Kristina Groves, will share her insights and inspiration for her work as the Project Ambassador for Alberta Solar Co-operative.
The Congress Awards Ceremony on June 20 will celebrate Canada’s outstanding Emerging Co-operator, the Co-operative of the Year, and the Co-operative Achievement Award recognizing exceptional careers in the sector.
This year’s program also includes local co-op tours and an increased number of workshops that will be accessible to local co-operators for a nominal fee. Details on the tours and workshops are being developed and added to the event website. As always, there will be numerous networking opportunities and a Gala evening with excellent food and entertainment.