Thursday, September 20, 2007

Green Festival Comes to DC, 6-7 October


Sustainable Economy | Ecological Balance | Social Justice

At the Washington Convention Center map

  • $15 / Day (discounts available--see site)
  • 400 booths and exhibits
  • 150 speakers
  • 8 pavilions
This event has the expected organic and farming booths, natural health, etc. But several categories and events caught my eye:
  • Green Building (11 booths)
  • Green Careers and Education (11 booths)
  • Renewable Energy (9 booths)
  • Socially Responsible Investing (3 booths)
  • New Green Businesses (2 booths)
  • Green Pets (3 booths)
  • Building Green Economy (Sat 4 pm)
  • Jim Hightower (just because he's a hoot, Sunday 3 pm)
Green Home Series (40-min. each, continuously both days)
  • Energy-Efficient Lighting
  • Living with Solar
  • Solar Hot Water & Photovoltaics
  • Is Your Home a Hummer?
  • Top 10 Steps to Green Remodling
  • Planning a Self-Sufficient Solar Home
  • You and Your Employer Going Green Together
Green Careers
  • Landing Your Dream Green Job
  • Green Multimedia
  • Possibilities in Green Government
  • Careers in Alternative Transportation
So, if you're in the DC area, you might be interested in spending a day or two at the convention center.

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