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Living the New Economy

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Living the New Economy

Time: November 19, 2012 at 7pm to November 25, 2012 at 11pm
Location: Performance Works Theatre, Granville Island
Street: 1218 Cartwright St
City/Town: Vancouver
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: new economy
Organized By: Healing Cities Institute
Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2012

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Event Description

Living the New Economy

7 days of events - converging ideas, resources and people to help you thrive in the New Economy

If you have an idea, project or enterprise that benefits your community, human health or the environment, then Living the New Economy is where you want to be November 19-25!

This week of events will energize, accelerate and celebrate the people, institutions and collaborations that are bringing the New Economy to life. Learn about marketing with integrity, the future of financing, the critical role of social media and the exciting future that awaits.

The program is designed as a skill-building intensive with lots of opportunity for fun, creativity and expanding your network.

Hosted by Healing Cities Institute in collaboration with Seedstock Community Currency, Community Micro Lending and Gen Why Media.

NEWS! Healing Cities Institute invites you to submit your application for an E-pass which provides full and affordable admission to Living the New Economy's workshops and activities as well as exclusive access to significant mentoring, networking and investment opportunities. Apply for an E-Pass here. Scholarships may be available. For more info:,

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