Fair Trade Campaigns Conference
Posted on September 19, 2012 by Fair Trade Town: Pasadena
Building Partnerships for a Stronger Movement
October 26 – 28 | Chicago, IL
About the Conference
Join us for the second National Fair Trade Campaigns
Conference this fall! The conference will bring together leaders
and organizers from Fair Trade Town and Fair Trade College &
University campaigns of all stages, as well as newcomers to the
Fair Trade movement. The goal of this conference is to deepen
the commitment to Fair Trade through building partnerships
locally that help build and grow successful campaigns. This
October, Fair Trade enthusiasts from all over the country will come together to share experiences and resources, sharpen leadership skills, and build momentum for Fair Trade. The program will include keynote speakers, producer panels, a marketplace and spotlights, plenary, breakout and networking sessions.
The conference fee is $35 for students and $50 for non-students.
Hotel Room Blocks – Get a Discounted Room & Find a Room Share!
The Conference will be hosted at Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center, conveniently located near the Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Due to the limited availability of rooms on reserve at a discounted rate for the Fair Trade Campaigns Conference, we encourage you to book soon and look into rooming with other attendees.
We have set up the “Room Share” forum to make it easy for you to find a roommate.
? * Reserve a room online here
? ** Or by calling 1- 877-337-5793
? Check out the Room Share Forum here!
* The special conference hotel room rate is automated using the provided URL.
** Mention the Fair Trade Campaigns Conference and receive the special conference hotel room rate.
Travel Stipends – Apply Today!
Click here for the Travel Stipend Application!
We are pleased to offer limited financial assistance for the Fair Trade Campaigns Conference to allow students, leaders, organizers, and Fair Trade enthusiasts to offset travel and accommodation costs. It’s easy to apply!
Once you have registered online, fill out the Travel Stipend Application and e-mail or fax it to the address provided in the application.
Questions? Please contact Courtney Lang at courtney@FairTradeTownsUSA.org