Conference Information

First Day Announcements
CCMA Conference Schedule 2014
2014 Workshop Table with Rooms
(2 pages – you will receive onsite in hard copy)
2014 Workshop Descriptions (7 pages – you will receive onsite in hard copy)
Keynote Speakers

The conference opens with registration beginning at 10 AM on Thursday, June 12 and an afternoon of tours in and around Madison, WI.  The conference closes with a party hosted by Willy Street Co-op on Saturday night, June 14.

Thursday: Tours and Fundraising!
Registration is open 10:00 AM to 1:30 and also available from 5 to 7pm.

Are you a newcomer?  This year we will also have special ribbons for people to add to their name tags that say it is their first time – so put one on and attract some old-timers who are there to help!  Also plan to attend the newcomer’s orientation in University A Thursday night at 5:45 with Director Ann Hoyt.

Start your CCMA adventure Thursday afternoon with tours and
Thursday night with Live @ CCMA in the Madison Concourse Grand Ballroom,
a fundraiser for the Howard Bowers Fund for Consumer Cooperatives.

Willy Street Co-op has put together some phenomenal tours guaranteed to inspire, educate and delight attendees! Watch for details on the Social Innovation Tour, A Walk Down Willy Street, Community Engagement Showcase, Co-operators Unite and Eggie’s Westside Adventure will be posted soon! Special walking tours of downtown Madison will highlight Madison history, the art scene and the UW Campus.  It will be the perfect time of year to explore Madison, and we are determined to show you the very best our city has to offer!

Friday: Speakers! Workshops! Awards!
The conference opens with breakfast, speakers and workshops, Friday evening celebrate accomplishments and anniversaries at the award banquet.  Award nomination materials can be found on the Awards for Excellence page.

Saturday: Farmers market, MORE speakers, workshops and a closing celebration!
Another full day of speakers and workshops concluding at 5 PM. Close out the conference with friends old and new at the party hosted by Willy Street Co-op at the Madison Children’s Museum!

10 tracks for Superheroes:  Developing Leaders, Reaching Out, Ensuring Food Access, Skills for Strategic Thinking, Growth and Expansion, Principle 6 in Action, Effective Store Management, Building Governance Strength, Advanced Governance, Start-ups and New Co-ops. 2014 Workshop Table with Rooms