Submitted by: GLOBE Series
Posted: Jan 18, 2008 – 07:29 AM EST
VANCOUVER B.C. – January 18, 2008 - Since 1990, the GLOBE Series has been internationally regarded as the premier business-of-the-environment event of its kind, bringing together thousands of business leaders and showcasing Canada's environmental business, stewardship, and leading edge technologies to the world. By bringing the global business elite together with governmental leaders and innovative cutting-edge technology GLOBE events have generated over $4.1-Billion(CDN) in business to date, including a record $645-Million at GLOBE 2006.
The highly anticipated 10th anniversary event, GLOBE 2008 (March 12 – 14 in Vancouver, Canada) is expected to be the catalyst for an even greater number of business-to-business deals than in the past. Currently, over 95% of the Trade Fair exhibition space is committed, with displays from over 400 of the world's top companies doing business in environment and sustainability. GLOBE will feature the world’s most innovative technology including the best of the best in British Columbia and Canada. Internationally, The United States, including a large number of companies from Washington State, a number of European Union members, as well as some key Asian and Middle Eastern nations are presenting displays to showcase leading edge technology from their region.
Two of the main features of the GLOBE 2008 Trade Fair will be the Clean Energy Solutions and Sustainable Development Technologies Canada (SDTC) showcases, which together will compromise one of the single greatest exhibitions of clean energy technology ever assembled. Companies such as Nexterra Energy, PlanET Biogas, Plasco Energy, Lignol and Menova Energy will be demonstrating cutting-edge solutions designed to power our economy while reducing the impact on the environment and combating climate change.
The Auto FutureTech showcase will answer the question "what's next?" in terms of human transportation. Companies such as Bosch, General Motors, Advanced Lithium Power and Volkswagen will show the world what we can expect in the next 10 to 20 years.
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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