Green Business Forum

Date: 
April 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 9:30am

 

What are Green Business Forums?

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce,  Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and  Montgomery College have partnered to create a Green Business Forum (GBF). Taking place from 8:00am – 9:30am, four times a year in the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce boardroom, each forum will feature experts who offer unique perspectives on the advantages of being a green business. Panels will be moderated by Montgomery College faculty. Presentations will be followed by Q&A. Montgomery College will offer “how-to” webinars to supplement the forums. The cost to attend the GTF is $39.00.  Registration is required.  Learn about the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program

Note: Cost for to the Green Business Forum is $39.00.  Due to limited seating, registration is required. 

"Men and Nature must work hand in hand. The throwing out of balance of the resources of Nature throws out of balance also the lives of men."   - FDR

Next Green Business Forum

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014| 8:00am - 9:30am| Fee: $39

TOPIC: HOW BUSINESS CAN ENHANCE THE GREAT OUTDOORS: GREENING COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPES AND ROOFS

Come hear from experts on how sustainable landscapes, eco-sensitive lawn care, habitat conservation and rooftop gardens improve the health of our  waterways and natural ecosystems.  
 
County rebates and on-going credits can help defray costs for commercial and residential property owners. A panel of experts will describe best practices and incentives for businesses to help clean and enhance our precious resources.
 
  • 7:30am - Registration and Networking
  • 8:00am - 9:30am - Program
  • 9:30am - 10:00am - Networking

Program Speakers

Moderator: Pam Rowe, Rainscapes Planner, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

Panelists:

Paul Tukey, Chief Sustainability Officer, Glenstone

Margaret O’Gorman, President, Wildlife Habitat Council

Peter Ensign, Executive Director, DC Greenworks

Steve Sullivan, Divisional Horticulturist, Mid-Atlantic, Brickman

 

Location

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce- Board Room
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800, Rockville, MD 20850
 

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