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Business-to-Business Expo
Friday, March 13th • 10am - 5pm

Business-to-Business & Business-to-Consumer Expo
Special Announcement: Saturday, 10:00am - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Michael Nutter
Saturday, March 14th • 10am - 6pm
Sunday, March 15th • 10am - 5pm

Download the speaker and event schedule here.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street - Hall B
Philadelphia, PA 19107
www.PAconvention.com

Pennsylvania Convention Center Green Initiatives:
The Pennsylvania Convention Center is committed to reducing the environmental impact of their operations and services by becoming environmentally responsible in providing the following: low environmental impact cleaning policies; waste reduction/recycling programs; sustainable cutlery, hot/cold beverage cups, napkins and plates made of 100% decomposable and biodegradable materials; restroom paper products made from recycled products and more.

TICKETS:

Friday: Complimentary to Business Professionals & Press (please bring your business card for admission)
Visit room 304 for the Green Real Estate class at 8:30 am

Saturday & Sunday: $10 for a full weekend pass / open to both business buyers & all consumers and students.  Please try to bring exact change to save time.

DETAILS:

Business-to-Business Expo
Friday, March 13th • 10am - 5pm

This day is exclusively for PRESS and retail & wholesale buyers, purchasing managers & agents, government / city procurement officers, CEOs and decision makers who make corporate purchases on behalf of their organizations, agencies & companies. Please bring your business card for free admission.

KIDS ZONE EVENTS - PLEASE VISIT BOOTH 422

Saturday 12pm
Eco-Writing Workshop for Kids
Award-winning author Deanna Neil leads kids ages 8-15 in an environmentally focused writing workshop. She will also read from her upcoming young adult historical-fiction eco-adventure novel, 'The Land of Curiosities: Lost in Yellowstone, 1872-1873', about a family that visits the world’s first national park. Sponsored by The EcoSeekers and Go Green Expo.

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Sunday 10am
Peace of Mind Kids Yoga Demonstration
Peace of Mind Kids was founded by Jennifer Sakaleros and Carrie Slater. Kids’ yoga incorporates breathing and movement in a fun-filled capacity in order to promote attention and concentration, flexibility, strength and body awareness, relaxation and release of stress, working with others, expansion of imagination and creativity, management of ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, and anger and anxiety issues. Their playful classes incorporate yoga poses and breathing techniques through the use of imagination, storytelling, music, art and games.

Sunday 12pm
Eco-Writing Workshop for Kids
Award-winning author Deanna Neil leads kids ages 8-15 in an environmentally focused writing workshop. She will also read from her upcoming young adult historical-fiction eco-adventure novel, 'The Land of Curiosities: Lost in Yellowstone, 1872-1873', about a family that visits the world’s first national park. Sponsored by The EcoSeekers and Go Green Expo.

Sunday 1pm
Eco-Man Musical Performance
Eco-Man is an original idea from Richard John McLaughlin of Bucks County PA. Eco-Man has performed hundreds of concerts for thousands of children bringing his message of ecology through his interactive musical show. He is a self-taught musician that combines his talent for writing catchy music with meaningful words about the environment and peace. He has been playing the guitar for over 35 years.

Panel Discussions & Speaker sessions: Download full schedule here

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

BUILDING GREEN DOES NOT HAVE TO COST MORE 11:00am
Bill DeFalco (E3 Bank)
Christopher Stromberg (Southern Liberties LLC)
Andrew Kleeman (Eos Energy Solutions LLC)
Johnny McDonald (Onion Flats LLC)


KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1:00pm
Mark Alan Hughes
Philadelphia’s Director of Sustainability


WHY GOING LOCAL MATTERS IN THE GOING GREEN MOVEMENT 3:00pm
Leanne Kruger-Brankey of Greater Philadelphia SBN
David Iacono of the EPA
Gerald A. Furgione of PhillyCarShare
Maurice Sampson of Philadelphia Zero Waste Partners


SATURDAY, MARCH 14
GREENING YOUR LIFESTYLE 11:00am
Christine Knapp of PennFuture
John Frederick of Professional Recyclers of PA
Valerie Mason-Robinson of Eden Organix
Paige Wolf of Paige Wolf Media and Public Relations
Liz Robinson of Energy Coordination Agency of PA
Jim Quigley of Healthy Spaces


SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION 1:00pm
Natalia Olson - Philadelphia Planning & Zoning Code Commissioner
Oliver Perry of the Eastern Electric Vehicle Club
Mark Neuville of the American Public Transportation Association
Senator Dinniman of the PA State Senate
Senator Larry Farnese of the PA State Senate


EDUCATION - PREPARING FOR THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE 3:00pm
Robert Flemming of Philadelphia University
Kathering Ng of Wu & Associates, Inc.
Dr. Leroy David Nunery of PlusUltré LLC
Jonathan Rosenbloom of 3 Point Consulting
Charlie Szoradi of Green and Save
James O’Dea of Sustainable Futures


SUNDAY, MARCH 15
GREEN IN THE MEDIA 11:00am
Terry Ruggles, Anchor on NBC 10
Sandy Bauer of the Philadelphia Inquirer
Wendy Warren of Philly.com
Sonja Sherwood of Philadelphia Business Journal
Brian Wentzel of Green Lifestyles Magazine


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY POWERING THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE IS NOW
1:00pm
Andrew Kleeman of Eos Energy Solutions LLC
Sean Crane of Home Town Green
Jeff Smith of J.A. Smith Heating & Cooling
Alan Rushforth of Rushfoth Solar
Ralph Avalone of the Green Energy Council
Rudolph Behrens of Solaris Cybernetics
Rob Kratz of Sinton Geothermal


GREEN HOMES 101 3:00pm
Heather Blakeslee of the DVGBC
George Irwin of Green Living Technologies
Laura A. Blau of BluPath Design
Travis M. Douglas of Re:Vision Architecture
Sherry Riesner of Eos Energy Solutions

 

 




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