A Common Vision and Common Voice
for Northeastern Oklahoma
When: October 30, 2012 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Awards Reception/Entertainment begins at 5:00 pm
October 31, 2012 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Northeastern State University, University Center Herb Rozell Ballroom, Tahlequah
What: Working summit to encourage leaders in NE Oklahoma to cross traditional boundaries, forge new relationships, and collaborate creatively to build and expand the region and strengthen communities. This year's summit will focus on improving the Quality of Life in NE Oklahoma. The summit will touch on issues important to communities throughout the region, from Economic Gardening to safe communities and sustainable living. Google will join us to provide one-on-one assistance on building a website for your small business and how to grow your small business on-line!
Why: Help the Regional Action Teams continue to build upon the Regional Plan implemented at previous summits. Be a part of the conversation as we explore Quality issues effecting communities throughout our region.
Agenda: Interactive agenda with opportunities for you to gain knowledge and understanding of issues effecting the region; opportunities to network and create regional partnerships; opportunities to learn community planning techniques and obtain community planning tools; and opportunities to connect with federal, state, and tribal resources. Celebration of successes around the region with an opportunity to receive funds for your community!!!
Who Should Attend: All who are interested in improving the NE Oklahoma regional economy and well-being, state and federal legislators, county governments, city governments, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Chambers of Commerce, industrial authorities, economic development organizations, educators, business leaders, non-profit organizations and community members/volunteer leaders.