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    Presented by Monterey County Business Council and California State University Monterey Bay

    October 4, 2010

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    First Ever of Its Kind On The Central Coast!

    Linking "New" Sustainable Event Standards to Economic Development

    The Institute for Innovation & Economic Development presents:
    Sustainable Hospitality Symposium

    Monday, October 4
    8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    CSUMB University Center
    Seaside, California

    At the event, local and international experts will discuss best practices for planning and managing sustainable events, and share strategies for local businesses to make the best use of resources, minimize costs and produce a bottom line that is socially, environmentally and economically sound.

    Presentations include:
    * The Business Case for Green Meetings and Events
    Amy Spatrisano and Nancy Wilson of MeetGreen and the Green Meeting Industry Council

    * The Development of International Standards
    Fiona Pelham, managing director of Sustainable Events Ltd.

    * What is a Sustainable Management System?
    Wilhelm Wang, consultant, TransReg LLC

    * Sustainable Event Management - Case Study
    Meegan Jones, author and consultant

    * New APEX standards for Sustainable Meetings
    Sue Tinnish, consultant

    Round-table discussions will follow the presentations.

    This event is made possible by a planning grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and by CSUMB and MCBC.

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        CSU Monterey Bay University Center

        6th Avenue
        Seaside, CA 93955

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        Tickets are $75 per person and include lunch and a wine & cheese networking reception.

        Info Phone: 831-883-9443 ext. 16

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        October 4, 2010


        8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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