Welcome!

Our host committee welcomes you to the 2013 Green Business Conference and Expo. The GBE 2013 is supported by the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Central Atlanta Progress, Fulton County Economic Development, Atlanta City Council, the WNBA Atlanta Dream, IKEA and many more. Here we make sustainability the mainstream. At the Green Business Conference and Expo you will meet environmental enthusiast, community activist and exhibitors from around the country. Don’t miss out on this grand opportunity to learn more about the green industry, network and expand your earning potential. We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 Green Business Conference and Expo in Atlanta!

Conference Goals

The goal of the GBE 2013 is to unite sustainable professionals from around the globe with the ability to share information and learn new processes that will benefit their prospective organizations. We want to make this conference one of the most competitive and dynamic knowledge based conferences in the world. We want to help provide a platform for emerging markets, green businesses and innovative technologies that help to protect and preserve our natural resources.

Sustainability is a major priority in the City of Atlanta. We look forward to sharing how we plan to make Atlanta a top tier city in August!
Denise Quarles, City of Atlanta
Fulton County Economic Development Division looks forward with excitement to the GBE in Atlanta and the opportunity to participate!
Ken Dobson, Fulton County Goverment

Target Audience

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Manufacturers, Green Suppliers, Corporate Sustainability Officers, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, Experts, Government Officials, Policy Makers, Sustainable Managers, Service Providers, Farmers, Clean-Tech & Renewable Professionals, Universities and Healthcare Professionals, green consumers and many more.

AGENDA - Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday, August 23, 2013 -8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM PREP
ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CLEVELAND DENNARD CENTER


Friday, August 23, 2013 - 9:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
FEDERAL SUMMIT FOR GREEN PROGRAMS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
E3 PROGRAM, FEDERAL GRANTS AND OTHER AVAILABLE FUNDING FOR GREEN PROJECTS AND MANUFACTURING
ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CLEVELAND DENNARD CENTER


Friday, August 23, 2013 - 2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
CERTIFIED SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER
ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CLEVELAND DENNARD CENTER

AGENDA - Saturday,August 24, 2013

11:15 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.
GBE WELCOME with GREEN INDUSTRY LEADERS
PHILIPS EXPERIENCE AREA


9:45 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
CERTIFIED SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER WORKSHOP BY EVERBLUE
BUSINESS ZONE


9:45 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
THE NEED FOR URBAN AGRICULTURE
CLUB LEVEL


10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
SOCIAL PURPOSE: A BUSINESS MODEL
CLUB LEVEL


2:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT PLANNING - ORGANIZING & COALITION-BUILDING
PHILIPS EXPERIENCE


11:15 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.
OPERATING LEAN - THE LEAN COACH
BUSINESS ZONE


12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY and RENEWABLE ENERGY: Georgia’s Home Grown Energy Opportunities
CLUB LEVEL


1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
CHANGE DRIVING SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
PHILIPS EXPERIENCE


10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE - ADDRESSING EQUITY CONCERNS
PHILIPS EXPERIENCE


1:15 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
THE NEED FOR URBAN AGRICULTURE WITH ATLANTA FOOD & FARM NETWORK
CLUB LEVEL


2:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.
FINANCING YOUR SOLAR PROJECT: NEW FINANCING PROGRAM
CLUB LEVEL


1:45 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.
GREEN SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES -WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?
BUSINESS ZONE


12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.
CLIMATE CHANGE - THE REALITY
CLUB LEVEL

Contact Us

250 Georgia Avenue
Suite 213
Atlanta, GA 30312

Email: info@gbe2013.info