Save the Date! CCMA 2015

Mark your calendars! The Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference is coming to the beautiful city of Boise, Idaho! This year, the Boise Food Co-op will join NCBACLUSA in hosting this important conference, which will be held at the Riverside Hotel. This spacious venue provides the ideal setting for collaboration [...]

By |January 1st, 2015|Categories: EXPORT, Solutions|Tags: |

Save the Date! Up and Coming, Up and Running Food Co-op Conference 2015

Mark your calendar for Up and Coming Up and Running 2015: February 27 and 28. There will be an optional workshop on February 26, as well as tours of the Bloomingfoods stores. UCUR is a best practices-loaded event coordinated by the Indiana Cooperative Development Center: efficient, intense, and energizing. They [...]

By |November 1st, 2014|Categories: EXPORT, Solutions|Tags: , |

See You at CCMA!

The University of Wisconsin Urban Cooperative Initiative and the National Cooperative Business Association to bring you the 58th Consumer Cooperative Managers Association (CCMA) conference. Heroically, they’ve chosen the Wisconsin state motto, Forward, for the 2014 conference theme. We are pleased to announce a plethora of workshops led by CDS Consulting [...]

By |May 1st, 2014|Categories: Solutions|Tags: |

Save the Date! Up and Coming, Up and Running Food Co-op Conference

Friday, February 28 – Saturday, March 1, 2014
 with optional in-depth workshops and tours on Thursday, February 27 Trying to open a food co-op in your community? Or maybe the store is open and you know there is still much more to learn. Attend the conference that has the food [...]

By |January 1st, 2014|Categories: Solutions|Tags: , , |

Another Great Idea: Check Out Videos from International Cooperative Summit Held in Quebec

Have you ever been in a room with 2,800 cooperators from around the world? This past October, cooperators from around the world gathered for the Imagine Conference and International Cooperative Summit in Quebec. The experience was nothing short of inspiring. The room was approximately the size of three football fields [...]

By |November 2nd, 2012|Categories: Connections, EXPORT|Tags: , |

Imagine 2012 Conference, Quebec City, Oct. 6 – 8

The conference Imagine 2012 is designed to bring together the leadership of the world’s major cooperatives and leading economic thinkers from around the world. Imagine 2012 will provide a forum in which cooperative leaders and world-class economists can explore a new approach to economic analysis and thought that offers people [...]

By |September 2nd, 2012|Categories: Connections, EXPORT|Tags: , |

Catch the Co-op Wave

Consumer Co-op Managers Association Conference June 16–18, San Diego, CA CDS Consulting Co-op members will be offering these workshops at the annual CCMA conference. We look forward to seeing you there! Overcoming the Challenges of Opening Stores in Suburban Areas, Debbie Suassuna, with CE Pugh Riding the Growing Wave: [...]

By |May 31st, 2011|Categories: EXPORT, Solutions|Tags: |