Join Us at the DC Green Festival Expo, June 5-7

Submitted by greenamerica on June 2, 2015

Join us at the 11th annual DC Green Festival Expo, June 5-7. We'll see you at the DC Convention Center for America's largest and longest-running sustainability event. 


Check out the Preview Guide to plan your weekend. Plus it's time to vote for a great non-profit to win the DC Green Festival Community Award! Get your ticket to join us at the Green Festivals website » Read on for highlights for businesses at the Green Festival Expo and Community Award voting details. Make sure to visit our Green America booth. Plus: Exciting news! For the first time ever, DC Green Festival will be powered by clean energy through its partnership with Arcadia Power. Sign up for Arcadia Power today and receive $20 off your bill.


Voting is OPEN! Help a deserving non-profit win $5,000. Green Festival supports inspiring organizations and projects that educate and benefit their local communities with the Green Festival Community Award. Meet the nominees, cast your vote and find out who wins at the festival! Vote now  »

All exhibitors are nominated for the Green Festival Brand Award. Invite your followers to vote for you!


Join the nation's leading sustainability event and reach new green customers.

Exhibit at Green Festivals »

Download the Exhibitor Invite » See the Attendee Profile »


Expert DOJO business mentors will be onsite to give you practical advice, with workshops and mentoring sessions on June 5th from 12-6pm. 

Have a great idea to launch a green business which will change the world for the better? Enter the Green Dream Competition: Write down your idea Friday afternoon at the festival for a chance to win prizes of over $10,000. Add your business profile to Expert Dojo today.


Celebrating Hemp History Week Featured Session: Sat. 12:30pm

Hear from Linda Booker, the Producer/Director of "Bringing it Home," a documentary that has been part of a national outreach campaign to help educate consumers and lawmakers about sustainable uses for hemp. Hemp History Week, June 1-7, is a national grassroots and retailer education campaign designed to amplify support for hemp farming in the U.S., featuring over 1,000 events in cities and towns throughout all 50 states.

Join Green America's Featured Green Economy Sessions:


>My Plate, My Planet: Combatting Climate Change through Sustainable Food Moderated by Nicole McCann, Food Campaigns Director, Green America

Hear from local advocates in sustainable food discuss how to mitigate climate change and help move the US to a more just and sustainable system. You will hear about advocacy strategies to label GMOs, local DC urban gardening education programs, and environmental stewardship. With panelists: Brett Nadrich, Director of Business Operations, ForeverView Farms Genna Reed, Researcher, Food & Water Watch Mchezaji  “Che” Axum, Director of the Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education in the College of Agriculture Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia

Big Green Opportunities in the Sharing Economy Alix Davidson, Director of Certification & Standards, Green America

The sharing economy is booming. Explore what the new greener economy can do for you and your community. Discover the opportunities and challenges for your current or future business. Featuring the largest national trends: shared work spaces, transportation, equipment, tools, Airbnb and more! Plus we'll dig into what's working in the local scene, and what's coming next.


Designing for Sustainability Moderated by Nicole McCann, Food Campaigns Director, Green America With eco-fashion expert Kate Black, Founder, and EcoSessions®

Worldwide, garment manufacturing is one of the most destructive industries for the environment, workers and communities. However, as demand for sustainable products increases, businesses small and large are looking for ways to produce more responsibly and even better yet, design for sustainability. Join us as the leading designers show us what is sustainable fashion.


For the first time ever, DC Green Festival will be powered by clean energy through its partnership with Arcadia Power.

Sign up for Arcadia Power today and receive $20 off your bill.

Get your ticket »

For lodging, directions, volunteering opportunities, and more general show info, head to the Green Festivals website.


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