Sector 4: Economics & Business

The Economics & Business Sector focuses on holistic business practices, including: public benefit corporations, cooperative (employee owned) businesses, social venture capital, ethical advertising/marketing practices, fair trade, regional economies, local alternative currencies, efficient (low carbon) distribution routes, and living wage principles. This Sector also analyzes and strives to rectify the disparity of wealth caused by unbridled greed and unregulated Capitalism. The HUB promotes regional economies which support local investment and the retention of purchasing power.

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May 18, 2017
8:00am - 4:00pm
Maryland Governor's Business Summit 2017

Join Governor Hogan for the first Maryland Governor’s Business Summit. Explore topics on human capital, global trends and business strategy, and connect with a wide array of Maryland’s business leaders.

Baltimore, Maryland, 
Hilton Baltimore
May 05, 2017
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Entrepreneurship for People Returning from Incarceration

Individuals coming out of incarceration face significant barriers to employment, and to thriving overall. This discussion, sponsored by DC Ideas Fest and moderated by the chair of the board of Changing Perceptions, will get the perspectives of leaders in the Aspire programs, as well as returning citizen entrepreneurs in different stages of their journey talking about the challenges they faced and the opportunities entrepreneurship has provided to them.

Washington, District of Columbia, 
Carnegie Library
May 02, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Women Owned Business Bazaar!

Just in time for Mother’s Day, amazing women business owners are showcasing their products and services at “The Woman Behind The Business” Bazaar.

Washington, District of Columbia, 
The City Club of Washington
May 24, 2017
9:00am - 2:00pm
Virginia Chamber Foundation 2017 Energy & Sustainability Conference

Business, public policy, and energy leaders chart a sustainable energy future for Virginia.

Richmond, Virginia, 
Greater Richmond Convention Center

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