Exploring the ‘Support Local’ Movement
We have heard the phrase “support local” a lot over the pandemic and have continued to as our world gets back to normal. But Amazon is so easy, right? The word ‘local’ can mean different things to each retailer, consumer, and business owner.
Time & Location
Oct 19, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
About The Event
Join CEP Calgary in a lunch-time moderated panel webinar with a variety of experts to explore the various angles of this push to be more local, including aspects such as the economy and neighbourhood connectedness, shipping and packaging, financial constraints, consumer perception, and regulatory requirements.
Our featured speakers include:
Erin Chrusch is the Leader, Business & Local Economy at The City of Calgary. The mission of the Business & Local Economy team is to support local businesses through innovative service delivery. Some of their initiatives include the Support Local marketing campaign, ShopHERE, and the Digital Service Squad. Prior to leading this team, Erin was involved in policy development and issues management as a Senior Strategist in the Office of former Mayor Naheed Nenshi. In 2021, Erin was the Program Manager for the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge, where creative thinkers from around the world were invited to submit their ideas on how The City could advance innovative energy solutions on its path to Net Zero. Erin lives with her spouse, their three children and 17-year-old Bichon Shih Tzu in NW Calgary.
CEP Member 21/22 Tickets
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