NEW YORK, NY – The nation’s largest and most trusted green living event will kick off its 12th year by bringing the New York City green community together at the Green Festival for the second time. Featured at the weekend-long show will be leaders in the environmental community, including speakers, entrepreneurs and activists as well as an organic beer and wine pavilion and a unique marketplace of more than 300 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services.
Held in the LEED-certified North Pavilion of the Jacob Javits Center, Green Festival is the only green event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to sustainability, ecological balance and social justice using co-producer, Green America’s green business standards.
Green Festival will launch its first New York City business-to-business (B2B) Green Trade Day on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3-7 P.M. at Javits Center North. The afternoon will allow retail and wholesale buyers to conduct business with Green Festival exhibitors before they open its doors to consumers.
NYC Green Festival 2013 Program Highlights:
Ford Ride and Drive opportunities
Good Food Stage & cooking demos
Green Kid’s Zone
Green Jobs and Careers
Green Business Opportunities
Beer and Wine Pavilion
Organic Local Food
Sierra Club Green Films
WHERE: Javits Center North: 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY, 10001
WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21 2013: 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
B2B Green Trade Day – FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013: 3:00-7:00 P.M.
TICKETS: Free admission for anyone who rides his or her bike and parks with the bike valet.
$15- 25 for a full weekend pass. Tickets can be purchased online at www.greenfestivals.org or at the show. All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, workshops, speakers and films.
To exhibit, please call (828) 333-9403 x300. For volunteer opportunities, visit greenfestivals.org/volunteer.