May 21-23, 2009
7th Annual Balle Conference: Rising the challenge: entrepreneurs building living economies
Denver, Colorado, United States

Communities across North America are meeting the challenges of climate change and the economic recession by building local self-reliance and supporting independent businesses.

The seventh annual BALLE conference is the place for independent business owners, social entrepreneurs, and allthose interested in building strong local economies to discover and discuss how local, independent businesses will shape and influence the new economy. The 2009 BALLE conference will showcase the many ways that local networks of independent businesses are already building the next North American economy; one that is local, green, and fair.

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