Thursday AUGUST 3, 2006...
The Small-Mart Revolution: How Kentucky Businesses Can Beat the Global Competition talk by Michael Shuman
WHO: Michael Shuman is the nationally renowned author of The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (Berrett-Koehler, 2006) and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age. He is also an attorney and economist, and Vice President for Enterprise Development for the Training &Development Corporation (TDC) of Bucksport, Maine.
WHAT: Mr. Shuman will speak on the idea that many small, locally owned businesses actually out-perform their "big-box" and Fortune 500 competitors-both in outright profitability and the value they bring to consumers, workers, and communities.
WHERE: At the Carnegie Center (251 W 2nd Street, Lexington, KY 40507) on Thursday, August 3, 2006, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Atomic Cafe afterwards)Michael Scuman is one of the main organizers of BALLE-Business Alliance for Local Living Economy...see.