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GLOBE 2010 Trade Fair Attracts Record International Participation

GLOBE Set to Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Submitted by: GLOBE Series

Categories: Events, Sustainability

Posted: Mar 15, 2010 – 07:40 PM EST


VANCOUVER, B.C., Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - For the past 20 years the GLOBE Series has consistently been a showcase for the most cutting-edge solutions to the world's most pressing environmental challenges – and GLOBE 2010 promises to be no different. More than 400 exhibitors from North America, Europe and Asia will display a broad range of environmental technologies, services and solutions to some 10,000 participants representing 84 countries.

By bringing the global business elite together with governmental leaders and innovative cutting-edge technology GLOBE events have generated over $4.5 Billion (CDN) in business to date, including in excess of $500 Million at GLOBE 2008.

The highly anticipated 20th anniversary event, March 24-26 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, will see some of the world's largest economies take part. Germany will feature a display showcasing its renewable energy expertise; Japan's Mitsubishi will present its iMiEV electric car; Korea's Seoul City pavilion will highlight its attempt to tackle climate change and environmental challenges; and Poland's Institute of Industrial Areas will present its plan to implement the European Union's Environmental Technologies Action Plan.

Other countries contributing to GLOBE 2010's record international participation are Canada, Australia, Austria, Brazil, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Dragons' Den at GLOBE

As an added bonus to GLOBE Trade Fair visitors, GLOBE organizers have coordinated with the producers of CBC's the 'Dragons' Den' to hold auditions for their upcoming sixth season right on the GLOBE 2010 Trade Fair Floor. The Dragons' Den features five of Canada's most successful entrepreneurs who listen to pitches from Canadian businesspeople seeking investment.

Show producers will audition Canadian GLOBE exhibitors for their chance to travel to Toronto to appear on Season Six of the show and, most importantly, to get in front of the 'Dragons' for a chance at some investment dollars. Auditions take place Friday, March 26th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on the GLOBE Trade Fair Floor.

And as extra incentive - entrepreneurs with an eco-friendly business, invention or idea could qualify for a $100,000 Greenvention Prize, sponsored by Sun Chips.

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GLOBE 2010 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.

For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Peters Manager, Media Relations
Phone: 604.762.2098

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