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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

North King County Green Business Conference - SAVE THE DATE!

Great Opportunity coming up in March to share ideas and learn about ways to Go Green and Save Green! 
North King County 
Green Business Conference
 When: Wednesday March 23rd 2011 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
 Where: Shoreline Community College Pagoda Union Building

Going Green to Save Green Getting More Bang for Your Buck

Steve Gerritson, Business Development Manager Enterprise Seattle
Stan Price, Executive Director of NW Energy Efficiency Council

Wednesday March 23rd 2011 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Shoreline Community College Pagoda Union Building

16101 Greenwood Avenue North

Shoreline, Washington 98133
Contact Wendy Dipeso at - or for more details at website 
Scope: To provide practical information local business owners can use to increase profits and reduce their costs and environmental impacts on a day-to-day basis.
 Pollution Prevention- Ken Grimm, Pollution Prevention Resource Center, Laurie Foster and Laurel Tomchick, King County EnviroStar
 Waste Reduction and Recycling – Aldan Shank, CleanScapes, Susan Thoman, Cedar Grove, Larry Brown, King County Industrial Materials Exchange
Transportation - Cathy Blumenthal, King County Transit, John Mauro, Cascade Bike Club
Water Conservation – Michael Brent, Cascade Water Alliance
Energy Efficiency – Marilou Trias, Seattle City Light, Doug Dickson, Puget Sound Energy
Marketing in a green economy – Stephen McCloskey, SCC Sustainable Business Leadership Tracey Warren, Ready Set Grow Marketing

There will be two 90 minute break out sessions, one before and one after lunch with individual experts or panels who will give a presentation and answer questions specific to the needs of the business owners. There will be three topics offered to choose from at each of the two breakout sessions. The Keynote speaker will present during the catered lunch.

$50.00 per attendee lunch is included. ($45.00 Early bird registration ends March 1, 2011)

Lunch Menu: Tropical Chicken - Chicken Breast with Pineapple Kiwi Salsa. (Vegetarian entree available upon request). Rice Pilaf, Garden Salad, Roasted Vegetables seasoned with Herb d'Provence and roasted tender, rolls, butter and Fudge Brownie for dessert.

Display Table: $25 for Five (5) Feet of display space available, first come first served for the first 16 people who pay for the space.
People will be able to interact with those at the display tables between 9:30 and 10:25 am. Those with displays are welcome to leave the display tables up until after 3pm with materials that people can pick up as they leave the conference.

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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations less than 5 days before the conference will not receive a refund.
Schedule of the day: 

(Those who order display table space are asked to arrive by 8:45 am to set up)
9:30-10 am
Check in, network, view displays
10:00-10:10 am
Overview of the day and what to expect
10:10-10:25 am
Networking and display of tables
10:30-12 noon
First breakout session

Waste Reduction and Recycling
Pollution Prevention

Lunch Buffet opened
12:20 –1:00 pm
Keynote speaker(s)
1:00 pm
Announce Green Business Awards
1:15-2:45  pm
Second break out session

Energy Efficiency  & Conservation

Water Conservation

Marketing to a Green Economy
2:45-3:00 pm
Networking and any final announcements
3:00-4:00 pm

Removal of Table Displays

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