Submitted by: Green Cities
Posted: May 16, 2009 – 03:36 PM EST
May 16 /CSRwire/ - ORLANDO, FL - 05.16.2009 - On May 19 the Orange County Convention Center will open its doors to Florida's top business, community and government leaders who are gathering to attend the first ever Green Cities Florida conference. The event is designed to create, connect and facilitate meaningful business dialogues while providing educational platforms for business and government with practical steps, strategic plans and appropriate tools for getting started down the path of sustainability.
This is no ordinary "green" conference. Designed specifically to address the economic and environmental challenges and opportunities that Florida faces, Green Cities provides 60 of the nations sustainability experts speaking on 7 separate educational tracks including; Growing Florida's Green Economy, Greening your Business A-Z, Green Government, Wise Business Choices in a Changing Economy, Green Events Planning and Production, Understanding and Responding to Climate Change, Green Cities Planning, Design and Construction and a training track which includes a half-day LEED workshop available for continuing education credit.
"Florida has the opportunity to emerge a leader in green business." States Mayor Richard Crotty, "This event is geared for motivated businesses and government leaders who desire to be more pro-active with "green practices" in order to realize the savings and opportunities associated with this new shift in doing business. Orange County is proud to support this conference because it enables business and government leaders to gain the knowledge they need to implement opportunities to help protect the environment, build community quality, and increase economic opportunities."
Some of the speakers include;
Contributing Sponsors include: Advanced Solar Photonics, OUC and Permapave; Media Sponsors are EcoFactory, CSRwire, Sustianability; The Journal of Record and ENS.
ABOUT GREEN CITIES FLORIDA
Green Cities(TM) is produced by Seven-Star, Inc., an EPA award winning green event and green education expert. Green Cities(TM) Florida offers ideas, products, and services that provide business and government with the necessary tools and resources to make a shift toward sustainable practices. Topics range from green building to clean technology; organic agriculture to green investments; fair trade to the sustainable supply chain; and, integrating sustainability into corporate culture.
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