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Sustainable Industries Kicks Off 2010 Economic Forum Series

The must-see annual event for sustainable business leaders offer economic stimulus in the form of innovative ideas and high-caliber networking

Submitted by: Sustainable Industries

Categories: Events, Sustainability

Posted: Sep 08, 2010 – 02:49 PM EST


SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - Registration is now open for the multi-city Sustainable Industries Economic Forum series, which this year features keynote Cameron Sinclair, TED Prize winner, eternal optimist and visionary social entrepreneur who co-founded Architecture for Humanity.

The Sustainable Industries Economic Forum is an annual, high-profile business event featuring thought leaders and entrepreneurs who address the economic realities and opportunities of sustainability. In today’s rough-and-tumble economic climate, the Forum goes well beyond “green 101” and sustainability lip service to offer groundbreaking ideas and high-caliber networking that helps get business done.

The fall event schedule is as follows:

Sept. 16: San Francisco, The St. Regis
Sept. 17: Portland, Oregon Convention Center
Sept. 23: Seattle, Olive 8
Jan. 20, 2011: Santa Monica, Sheraton Delfina

Detailed information for each city is available at http://sustainableindustries.com/events/economic-forums

Now in its seventh year, the 2010-2011 event series also welcomes speakers Todd Woody, newly hired Editor of Sustainable Industries; Portland Mayor Sam Adams; Seattle Mayor Michael Patrick McGinn; Michelle Long, Executive Director of Business Alliance for Local Living Economies; Dave Williams, CEO of Shorebank Pacific; Aaron Fairchild, Founder and CEO of G2B Ventures; Nik Blosser, President of Celilo Group Media and Co-Founder of Sustainable Industries; as well as an interactive video presentation featuring luminary business leaders such as Ray Anderson, Chairman of Interface Inc.

Known for his tireless tenacity, keynote Cameron Sinclair will address the challenges and opportunities in rethinking design for accelerating social and environmental enterprise in today's economy.
Drawing upon international experience, Sinclair brings the message home to local business leaders, creating a dynamic discussion, along with high-caliber networking at this year's Forums.

Past keynote speakers of the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum Series have included Van Jones, Paul Hawken, Ray Anderson, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert, Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, and many others.

About Sustainable Industries
Sustainable Industries is an independent, award-winning business magazine, web site, event and media company serving business leaders and entrepreneurs with indispensable news, tools and analysis focused on the New Economy. Headquartered in San Francisco, the media company connects the dots between the environmental and social components of regional economies and their most active sectors to raise the stakes in a working definition of Sustainable Industries. For more information, visit www.sustainableindustries.com.

For more information, please contact:

Brian Back President
Phone: 415-762-3942
Fax: 415-762-3945

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