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New York's First Go Green Expo Hits the City's Hottest Airwaves and Gets Down to Eco-Business

Submitted by: Go Green Expo

Categories: Events, Events

Posted: Feb 22, 2008 – 08:20 AM EST

 

--Go Green Expo, New York City's First Eco-Focused, Interactive Consumer Showcase, Announces The Business Goes Green One Day Summit and Launches New Relationship With Three of New York's Top Radio Stations--

Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - NEW YORK, NY – February 22, 2008 – Go Green Expo, the first-of-its-kind eco-focused, interactive consumer showcase to hit New York City, announced two new collaborations today for the inaugural event taking place Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27. Go Green Expo joins forces with iHollywood Forum's Business Goes Green, a leading green business summit designed to explore how companies can create a sustainable future. Hosting its premiere spring business summit from the Go Green Expo at The Hilton New York Hotel, the Business Goes Green Summit will take place all day on Friday, April 25 leading into Go Green Expo's kick-off charity gala that evening in the Hilton’s Grand Ballroom.

"Business Goes Green is the perfect addition to Go Green Expo's weekend of events," said Bradford Rand, CEO of Go Green Expo. "We created this event to give people a full 360 degree view of the benefits of an eco-minded lifestyle. Business Goes Green offers incredible insight into the corporate and financial perspective."

Also supporting the inaugural event, three of New York's hottest radio stations will help Go Green Expo spread the green message to a combined weekly audience of 4.5 million listeners across the New York Metro area. Not only will 98.7 KISS FM (WRKS-FM), HOT 97 (WQHT-FM) and CD 101.9 (WQCD-FM) encourage listeners to attend the event and learn about the latest in all things green, all three stations will show their support on-site with exhibits touting the stations' own eco-initiatives to broadcast messages of conservation and awareness.

Following the Friday night launch gala, Go Green Expo kicks-off two full days at the Hilton New York Hotel, showcasing the latest in environmentally friendly products and services for both consumers and businesses. Additionally, Bradford Rand, CEO of Go Green Expo has donated more than $100,000 of exhibit space to many of the world's leading environmental non-profit organizations such as Riverkeeper, The Natural Resources Defense Council, Oceana, Earth Pledge, New York Restoration Project (NYRP), The Council on the Environment (CENYC), American Forest Foundation, The Rainforest Alliance and Habitat for Humanity to further the awareness for our planet's current challenges.

In addition to booths, interactive exhibits and activities the event features a series of panel discussions and speeches on the most cutting-edge and controversial environmental topics today with noteworthy guests and speakers including: Allen Hershkowitz, PhD, senior scientist Natural Resources Defense Council; David Bach, best selling author of The Automatic Millionaire and his new book Go Green, Live Rich and other best sellers; Alex Matthiessen, CEO of Riverkeeper and Dan Beard, the third Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the House of Representatives.

Television super-star, Rachael Ray, will be among the many celebrating all that the event brings to New York by taping for her Emmy(R) award-winning daytime TV show from the Expo floor. In addition to the many other eco-minded media companies and businesses supporting Go Green Expo’s debut which include: Hearst Communications, National Geographic, Discovery Communications, TreeHugger, Green Mountain Energy, Plenty Magazine, The Daily Green, E – The Environmental Magazine and Energy Watch, The New York Postwill highlight Expo exhibitors in a special section on Green Living that will be featured in the paper on Earth Day, April 22nd. This unprecedented partnership and subsequent advertising platform is slated to reach over 2.3 million readers in the New York metropolitan area.

Go Green Expo was created as a forum for increasing awareness of environmental challenges, showcasing green products and services and educating the public and corporate world. The event will give New Yorkers the opportunity to learn about and experience the latest in alternative energy sources, green home and business products, hybrid/low emission transportation, ideas for green building, eco-fashion, eco-friendly toys, green travel, organic foods and beverages and much more.

www.GoGreenExpo.com - Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27

For sponsorship information please contact:
Annie Steinberg, Go Green Expo, LLC, (212) 655-4505 x229 or ASteinberg@GoGreenExpo.com

www.BusinessGoesGreen.com – Friday, April 25

For speaking opportunities & sponsorship information please contact:
Zahava Stroud, CEO, iHollywood Forum, (310) 417-8800 ext. 400 or zahava@ihollywoodforum.com

For press information please contact:
Emily G. Lawi, OrganicWorks Marketing, (212) 253-0474 or ,Emily@organicworksmarketing.com

For more information, please contact:

Emily Lawi OrganicWorks Marketing
Phone: 212 253 0474

 

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