September 24 Conference Shows How “Green” is Good for Business and the Environment

August 29, 2007

Columbia, SC – August 17, 2007


The Green is Good for Business Climate Protection Action Conference will be held at the Columbia Convention Center. There is a nominal fee for admission: $50 per person or three for $100, and $35 for students, community and neighborhood association members. The event features keynote speakers and money saving earth-friendly exhibits. 

Exhibitors will offer information about renewable energy, green building and remodeling, lifestyle and recreation, waste reduction, food and agriculture, and transportation.


Monday, September 24, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 pm. The conference will adjourn at 3 p.m. and the doors will be open to the general public for a green building and remodeling presentation. Exhibits close at 5:30 p.m.


Columbia Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street


Business leaders increasingly are asked to respond to growing concerns about air pollution, climate change and energy efficiency. The key to success may depend on how the challenges are approached. This inaugural event will provide information about:

– saving money by conserving resources
– creating and enhancing competitive advantage and reputation
– opening up new or niche markets
– positive opportunities for marketing, improve public relations while demonstrating a commitment to corporate responsibility
– the Green Business Award

Online registration is available through the greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Visit to download a registration/exhibit form.