Speakers from Coca Cola, eBay, and PETCO share stage with Ecover, 1% for the Planet, Natural Marketing Institute, and others
Submitted by: LOHAS
Posted: Mar 30, 2010 – 08:30 AM EST
LOHAS announced today the 2010 Forum line-up, featuring Mick Bremans, CEO of Ecover; Deborah Szekely, founder of Rancho La Puerta and Golden Door Spas; Tom LaForge, global director of insights, ideas and creativity for Coca Cola; Alan Greene, M.D., author and leading pediatrician; Joel Makower, author and co-founder of Greener World Media; Alec Loorz,14-year old founder of Kids vs. Global Warming; Terry Kellogg, chief executive director of 1% For the Planet; Amy Skoczlas Cole, director of eBay Green Team; among many others. Promoting lifestyles of health and sustainability (LOHAS), the annual Forum brings together entrepreneurs, Fortune 1000 executives, investors, research institutions, academics and media for a program designed to inspire innovation and further expand the LOHAS market share. The 2010 Forum is held from June 23rd to 25th at the St. Julien Hotel in Boulder, Colorado. To view the full program and for registration, visit http://www.lohas.com/forum and to attend as a member of the press, contact Mia Herron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's Forum will serve as an interactive environment where attendees are given access to industry experts with daily one-to-one mentoring programs; networking opportunities during daily receptions, meals and exercise activities; and intimate break-out sessions each afternoon. Driving conversations both offline and online, LOHAS has created the Aha Café this year where social media panels will take place throughout the conference including ROI on Social Media presented by Earthsite, Twitter Tips presented by Haberman, and Search Engine SEO presented by Gaiam's Everett Sizemore. In addition, Natural Marketing Institute will outline the latest research findings on LOHAS consumer trends.
"The LOHAS community finds itself on the doorsteps of the next decade, well-positioned for great expansion across every industry," said Ted Ning, director of the LOHAS Forum. "Now more than ever, we are helping businesses create roadmaps and build partnerships to take a stake it the LOHAS marketplace and eco-conscious economy."
This year, LOHAS in partnership with Mohawk Group is offering Scholarships to five students planning to enter the LOHAS industry. To apply for the scholarship, visit http://www.lohas.com/forum/scholarship.html.
Currently, LOHAS 2010 Forum sponsors include Gaiam, EcoBonus, Mohawk Group, Ogden Publications, Rancho La Puerta, earthsense, IceStone, 1% for the Planet, Haberman Inc, The SOAP Group, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, White Wave Foods Co, Social(k), Perlage Wines, EarthLust, PeopleTowels, Compendium Blogware, Natural Marketing Institute and Neighbor Agency. Media sponsors include Inc, Mother Jones, Spa Magazine, CSRwire, Experience Life Magazine, Organic Spa Magazine, CTN Green, Ode Magazine, World Pulse and Earthsite.
Since its inception in 1996, LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) has been the catalyst for the adoption of sustainable living and environment-friendly practices for the globally conscious business community. The LOHAS Forum is the leading annual gathering of thought and opinion leaders in the LOHAS marketplace. The LOHAS Forum features highly influential speakers and panelists who address and explore some of today's most prominent issues and business challenges, in the world of health and wellness. Other events include musical performances, workshops and networking receptions.
For more the full LOHAS Forum program and to register visit http://www.lohas.com/forum.
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