Thursday, April 2, 2009

Go Green Expo in Manhattan This Month

Go Green Expo, the largest environmentally focused business and consumer show in New York’s history, announced today its return to the city for the second year in a row. It will be open to the public on April 18-19, at the New York Hilton in midtown Manhattan.

Some of the exhibitors include: Disney’s Earth movie, The Sundance Channel’s The GREEN, DELL, Home Depot, Food Network’s Good Food Garden, and Honda’s all-new advanced hybrid vehicle, The Honda Insight.

“We are so pleased to bring Go Green Expo back to New York for the second year in a row,” said CEO and Founder Bradford Rand. “Last year’s event was such a success with over 10,000 attendees, and we have even more to look forward to this year.”

The event will showcase a variety of special interest consumer and business areas including: home building and energy conservation; health, beauty and fashion; travel and transportation; business and electronics and a kids zone.

New Yorkers will have the chance to see, learn and interact with the latest in energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly products and services, as well as participate in interactive seminars with leaders in the green industry, local politicians and community organizations.

Some Highlights:

— Stars Mariel Hemingway and Nigel Barker will join environmental leader Josh Dorfman and bestselling authors Julie Edelman and Seth Leitman as some of the headlining names participating in this year’s event.

— Over 20 notable environmental and business leaders including Jen Boulden, Founder of and Gay Browne, Founder of Greenopia, on speaking panels about today’s most topical green issues including Greening Your Business, Greener Transportation, Renewable Energy, Green Tech and Green Leadership.

— Food Network, in conjunction with their charitable partner Share Our Strength®, a childhood hunger relief organization, will feature a Good Food Garden visitors can learn how to plant fresh food.

— Green Spaces, a New York City based green business competition, will announce this year’s semi-finalists on April 17 at 2pm, followed by a panel discussion that will include the winning companies’ three-minute elevator pitches to an audience of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.

— ConEdison Solutions WIND Power Program allows ConEdison users to get FREE admission for the weekend when they bring their ConEdison energy bill to the expo and sign up for wind power.

Weekend passes to the expo cost $10 for adults and are free for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at the show.

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