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Contact:

Mary Pat Baldauf 
City of Columbia CPAC 
mpbaldauf@columbiasc.net 
803-545-2722 

When

Tuesday September 13, 2011
8-8:45 AM Registration
9 AM - 4:00 PM Conference


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Where

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center 
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
 

 
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Make it Your Business to Be There
SC Green is Good for Business Conference 2011
Tuesday, September 13
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

This year, we are celebrating the fifth annual Green is Good for Business Conference on Tuesday, September 13, and we have a great lineup, including:

  • Keynote by Harris Deloach, Chairman and CEO of SC-based Sonoco Products, a multi-billion dollar global packaging manufacturer and 2011 Gold Class Award recipient in Sustainable Asset Management’s Sustainability Yearbook 2011
  • Briefing by Boeing South Carolina officials on the Zero Waste to Landfill achievement at their North Charleston final assembly and delivery facility
  • The always popular Green Expo, with plenty of new exhibitors and an exciting new scavenger hunt, complete with an iPad2 grand prize
  • Change for Change Preview: Parking meters transformed into masterpieces by professional artists
  • Local foods so delicious that one attendee compared it to being on a cruise
  • Great green networking — you’ll learn from dynamic speakers, exciting exhibitors and sustainable SC workplaces
  • Informative breakout sessions for all levels of green businesses
  • A look at the new Chevrolet Volt and other alternative fuel vehicles up close and personal
  • Lots of fun surprises to celebrate the conference’s fifth year of sharing sustainability with workplaces across the Palmetto State

 Still a great deal at just $50 per person!
Save $10 per registration if you register three or more people from the same organization.

                                                                      Agenda

8-9 am            Registration/Green Expo

9-10 am          Welcome, Keynote Address: Harrison Deloach, Chairman/CEO, Sonoco Products

10-10:30 am    SC Sustainability Success Story, Boeing South Carolina's Zero Waste to Landfill

10:30-11 am    Break/Green Expo

11 am-Noon     Breakouts: Green Business 101, Zero Waste

12-1:15 pm      Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:20-2:05 p.m. Breakouts: LEED & Its Benefits, Storm Water & MS4s, The Green Mile: A Smart Commute 

2:10-2:55 pm   Breakouts: Energy Partnerships, Recycling: Share the Load, LEED Walking Tour

3-3:15 pm       Break/Green Expo

3:15-3:50 pm   You Can Do It, Too!

3:50-4 pm        Door Prizes and Wrap Up

Exhibit Information

Does your organization provide products or services that have the potential to reduce environmental impacts and promote sustainability? Exhibit at the Green Expo, a popular conference attraction! 

  • Exhibit fee includes one 10 by 10 exhibit space, two registrations, skirted/covered table, two chairs, electricity and booth signage
  • $250 for commercial vendors
  • $75 for non-profit organizations

Sponsorships 

Our sponsors make the Green is Good for Business Conference possible, and to show our appreciation, we're sure to acknowledge their commitment to sustainability and the environment. Sponsors receive benefits based on the type of contribution:

Platinum ($10,000)

  • Special "prime time" session in the Exhibit Hall
  • Premium exhibit space
  • Prominent listing (and logo) in conference program, press kit, conference signage
  • Link on CPAC website
  • 10 registrations

Gold ($5,000)

  • Premium exhibit space
  • Prominent listing (and logo) in conference program, press kit, conference signage
  • Link on CPAC website
  • Eight registrations

Silver ($2,500)

  • Listed in conference program and collateral materials
  • Free exhibit space
  • Six registrations

Bronze ($1,500) and Patron ($500)

  • Listed in conference program
  • Free exhibit space
  • Four registrations

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