Submitted by: GLOBE Series
Posted: Dec 17, 2007 – 05:00 AM EST
VANCOUVER B.C. - International leaders in business, industry, and government are committing to attend GLOBE at a record pace. As 2007 comes to a close, event organizers have already confirmed the participation of over 30 business and government leaders including the Premier of British Columbia Gordon Campbell, the Chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change Rajendra Pachauri, Executive Director for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner, and the CEO’s of the world's leading corporations including Rio Tinto Alcan, Seimens Canada, BC Hydro, ASSET4 (Switzerland), and CleanTech Group. The 10th event in the biennial GLOBE series, GLOBE 2008 is set to take place in Vancouver, British Columbia from March 12 - 14, 2008. The preliminary conference program for the event is available for download at www.globe2008.ca.
GLOBE events have historically attracted over 10,000 attendees from around the world. The 10th anniversary event looks to be building on that record with many international delegations already committed to attend the event, including a large contingent from Belgium, lead by HRH Prince Philippe. Also committed are representatives from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States. This year's event will focus on four main themes: Corporate Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change, Finance and Sustainability, and Building Better Cities.
The GLOBE 2008 Trade Fair is attracting exhibitors at a record pace as well, with over 85 percent of the event footprint committed. The exhibition will feature the world's most innovative companies allowing visitors to learn more about the most cutting-edge advances in environmental technology. The event will be an opportunity for participants to learn from one another about future prospects in the multi-billion dollar environmental market.
GLOBE 2008 is produced by the GLOBE Foundation, an international consultancy organization in the business of the environment. GLOBE's expertise lies in project management, event development, and management and consulting in the fields of environment and energy, urban development, and corporate responsibility. The GLOBE Foundation is North America's longest operating producer of environmental events, having produced the GLOBE series since 1993. All delegates who register prior to December 14, 2007 for this exciting event will receive $500 off of their full delegate package.
For further information, visit www.globe2008.ca.
Introducing Auto FutureTech @ GLOBE 2008
Auto FutureTech is a first-of-a-kind event bringing together an elite global gathering of representatives of the automotive and fuel sector's major stakeholders: OEMs, suppliers, financiers, oil and gas producers, electric utilities, labour unions, maintenance providers, insurance/reinsurance, agribusiness, civil society groups, and policy makers. Together parties will explore the key issues, challenges and opportunities confronting the global automotive industry over the coming decade. The Auto FutureTech Summit 2008 will be held in conjunction with GLOBE 2008, March 12 – 14 in Vancouver.
For further information, visit www.AutoFutureTech.com.
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