The World Wide Web. - (September 13, 2012) - Building on the success of our inaugural Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2011, it is with great pleasure to announce our important new international partnership! Greenroofs.com, in association with the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN), is presenting:
The Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2013 - Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design
"Last year's groundbreaking Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2011 was an exciting first in our industry. Greenroofs.com is very proud of our state of the art online conference and we're absolutely delighted to be partnering this year with WGIN, who will bring an even greater international audience to our world stage. 2013's Virtual Summit alliance with WGIN allows us to optimize resources and promote leading edge information in a multi-lingual format." ~ Linda S. Velazquez, Founder & Publisher, Greenroofs.com
"The World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN) is delighted to be co-organizing the 2nd Virtual Summit, a cutting edge event, giving people worldwide the opportunity to learn about green roofs and walls as well as the opportunity to interact with leading trendsetters. You will without doubt find valuable information regarding green roofs and walls, from public policies, latest investigations to the most innovative projects. Be a part of the next great Virtual Summit!" ~ Tanya Mueller Garcia, Vice President, WGIN
Creative thinkers, innovators, and trailblazers sharing organic green infrastructure ideas.
Friendly and knowledgeable exhibitors on hand live at the Expo.
International icons of sustainability demonstrating early successes plus current & visionary case studies of excellence in design.
Proven standards of diverse green technologies plus dynamic, cutting edge, forward thinking schemes for greening the planet with building integrated greenery. Bioclimatic high design promoting biodiversity, biomimicry & chic sustainability.
When? February 12 through March 13, 2013.
What? World renown speakers and experts are just a click away during a whole month of lively speaker videos, Q & A sessions, panels, social networking, and virtual fun! We're shining a virtual international spotlight on vegetative roofing & greenwalls integrating technology, multimedia, and the limitless global reach of the Internet.
To inform, share, and create a global social media experience for imagining, learning & networking via the power of the Internet.
In addition to raising the awareness of our market and industry, the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2013 will be an interactive platform for the interchange of ideas through a combination of keynote speakers, expert panel sessions, moderated chat sessions with live q & a, on-demand presentations, plus live video, audio and text chatting at the Sponsor Spaces, Social Media Areas, and the spectacular Expo Pavilions showcasing vendors and organizations from across the world.
Participants: Network and connect with your peers in real time, be inspired by our featured presenters, and learn about new companies, products, and projects on our live Expo dates.
Speakers: Share your project, sustainable vision, and experience on a global platform.
Exhibitors: Enhance your live trade show experience by spotlighting your company to an international audience of a thousand+, increase your exhibiting ROI's, and reduce your carbon footprint in our eco-friendly environment.
Registration, Agenda, and Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunity Information will be available soon.
Thank You Again to Our Rare Earth Sponsor: Tremco!
Event Platform Provider
In 2013 the Virtual Summit will be powered by INXPO.
"With its proven virtual event technology, we selected INXPO because of what they bring to the table for a successful digital event. Simplicity and power are the keys to an even richer online experience for our worldwide greenroof and wall community." ~ Aramis M. Velazquez, CEO, Greenroofs.com
As important as physical conferences are, the proliferation of international events makes it impossible to exhibit and attend them all in terms of time and money. At a fraction of the cost of a physical conference, you have an incredible opportunity to meet and greet awesome experts and practitioners in our field - without leaving your office. Every day, the new ubiquity of architectural greening gains new advocates, designers, and specifiers - be cutting edge by connecting and participating!
Since 1999, Greenroofs.com has been the international greenroof industry's resource and online information portal. We inform, promote and inspire through the interchange of ideas, projects, news, videos, events, research, people, company and community updates and marketing opportunities; exclusives include the Sky Gardens ~ where cool green meets lofty blue Blog, Contributing Editor Columns, and Guest Features. Greenroofs.com is the publisher of the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database, The Greenroof Directory, greenroofs.tv, Greenroofs of the World™ 12-Month Wall Calendar, the “This Week in Review” video, and the Sky Gardens ~ Greenroofs of the World™ WebTV series. Visit us at www.greenroofs.com.
About the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN)
The objectives of World Green Infrastructure Network are to be a globally-important motivator of the use of green infrastructure in cities; expand opportunities for member organizations to learn about green roof infrastructure science, technology, practice, economics and environmental and social benefits; promote education in green infrastructure benefits particularly at university levels and trade school levels, to provide skills for the green roof industry that can be expected to develop more widely; promote green infrastructure research and extension in soundly-based green infrastructure development; provide sound networking and conference study opportunities for member organizations; and to publicize the global environmental and cost-saving advantages of green infrastructure, especially those related to reducing climate change problems.
For more information:
Aramis M. Velázquez, CEO
Manfred Köhler, President
World Green Infrastructure Network
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Registration will open soon!
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