Vermont’s 2nd Annual Forum on Fair Trade Business will be held on Saturday October 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m at Burlington’s City Hall, Contois Auditorium. The topic of this years forum will be “How does Fair Trade work in a business model?” The event will open its doors to the public with displays and samples at 5:00 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., the discussion will begin with panel members from Hope for Women, Studio Di Designs, UVM, Creative Women, Equal Exchange, and Vermont Artisan Coffee and Tea. Panelists will share personal challenges and rewards of developing Fair Trade businesses. The audience will be given a chance to ask questions and a networking session will be offered to cultivate new or deeper relationships. Refreshments and raffles will also be offered to participants!
Local Fair Trade businesses, retailers, and organizations are encouraged to join. If you’d like to register for a display table please e-mail Courtney Lang at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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