BEAR Discussion

March 2-6, 2020 Join us for a series of workshops on Retaining Rural Business through Employee Ownership in Minnesota and Wisconsin to learn how employee ownership can be an effective strategy for keeping businesses, jobs, and wealth in rural communities. UW Center for Cooperatives with partners from University of Minnesota Extension and Cooperative Development Services will be traveling across the two states to deliver free workshops on converting rural businesses to worker-owned cooperatives. Who should attend: Economic and business development professionals Owners and managers of businesses Prospective employee-owners Business support professionals Schedule Register Download the Workshop Flyer