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West Coast Green October 1-3, 2009, San Francisco at the historic Fort Mason Center.

Largest year to date: 14,000 green professionals in attendance.

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  1. 1. West Coast Green 2009 October 1-3 at The Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
  2. 2. What is West Coast Green?  West Coast Green is the leading interactive conference + expo on green innovations in sustainable building, design, and technology  World’s largest green innovation event with 14,000 green building professionals: architects, contractors, business owners, facility managers, dealers and distributors, municipal and policy leaders, CEOs, and investors  Dynamic Networking events and action hubs where green building professionals gather to exchange ideas, create valuable connections or find their next business partner
  3. 3. Who Attends West Coast Green? Thousands of decision makers and thought leaders representing all 50 states and five countries converge under one roof to explore green innovation, building solutions and design. 75% of our Conference audience are 69% of the WCG Conference audience is Green Business/Building Professionals at the Owner/C-Suite/Management level Govt/Public Other 5%
  4. 4. Our Track Record 20 06 20 07 20 08 Bill Gra mCivicAud rium ha ito Sa J s C nve n C nte n o e o ntio e r Bill Gra mCivicAud rium ha ito Sa Fra is o C n nc c , A Silic n Va y, C o lle A Sa Fra is o C n nc c , A Se te b r 2 -2 , 2 0 p me 0 2 07 Se te b r 2 -2 2 0 p m e 5 7, 0 8 Se te b r 2 0 2 0 p m e 7-3 , 0 6 9 0 atte e s ,0 0 nd e 11,0 0a nde s 0 tte e 10 0 atte e s ,0 0 nd e 18 e itors 2 xhib 2 7 e itors 3 xhib 3 0e itors 8 xhib 8 pre e rs 6 s nte 2 3pre e rs 9 s nte 2 6pre e rs 8 s nte 6 e uca nal se sions 1 d tio s 18 e uca na se sions 1 d tio l s 12 e uca nal se sions 0 d tio s 1 showhouse! 1 showhouse!
  5. 5. Our Speaker Faculty Our presenters, each of which we consider to be core faculty members, serve as keynote speakers and educational track presenters. Each year our faculty of industry experts and leaders increases, currently totaling more than 400. These “ideators” bring creative, forward-thinking concepts to the forefront of green innovation. Some of our most notable faculty include: Al Gore Ed Begley Jr. Former US Vice President Host, Living with Ed, on HGTV Robert F Kennedy Jr. Ed Mazria President, Waterkeepers & Senior Attorney, NRDC Founder, Architecture 2030 Steve Wozniak Cameron Sinclair Chief Visionary Officer & Co-founder, Apple Inc Author & Co-Founder, Architecture for Humanity David Suzuki Ray Anderson Author & Host of TV show, The Nature of Things Chairman, Interface Inc. Sarah Susanka Erin Brockovich Architect & Author, The Not So Big House Research Consultant, Masry & Vititoe Hunter Lovins Mayor Gavin Newsom Founder & President, Natural Capitalism Group Mayor of San Francisco Van Jones Michelle Kaufmann Founder & President, Green for All & Ella Baker Center Principal, Michelle Kaufmann Designs
  6. 6. Past Sponsors and Partners: Partnership is truly our goal. When organizations join us as sponsors, they are positioned for partnership not just with West Coast Green, but with many of the leading organizations in the green business movement.
  7. 7. Network Partners: West Coast Green builds strategic alliances with non-profits, trade associations, and the public and private sectors to ensure leaders and decision-makers from all areas of sustainable building are well represented at the event. Trade Associations in Architecture and Design: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Home Builders Association (HBA) Innovation, Clean Tech & Venture Capital: The Keiretsu Forum, California Clean Tech Open (CCTO), California Green Technology, IDEO, The Tech Museum of Innovation Non-Profits: Architecture for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity, Urban Re:Vision, Build It Green, Presidio School of Management Public & Government Agencies: City of San Francisco, City of San Jose, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Canadian Consulate, CA Energy Commission (CEC), CA Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
  8. 8. Testimonials As an exhibitor at West Coast Green, you will enjoy our commitment to your success: "West Coast Green is "the" event to deliver our brand messages & develop business opportunities in the rapidly growing green building movement." — Omer "Butch" Gaudette, Director Trade Relations, Whirlpool Corporation "Our mission really is many fold-- To be able to react today to what the marketplace has, to be able to supply the needs and at the same time look to the future. West Coast Green does that in terms of real hands on applications and at the same time lets us get a glimpse and a view of the future." — Phil Williams, Vice President, Webcor "West Coast Green 2007 was a huge success for SIP Home Systems! As a twenty year veteran of similar shows throughout the country, I can honestly say that the steady traffic, level of interest and quality of the leads we received surpassed any other show that I have exhibited at.” — Tim Nilsson, Director of Business Development, SIP Home Systems, Inc.
  9. 9. Highlights for 2009: October 1-3, 2009 | Fort Mason Conference Center | San Francisco, CA We’re returning to SF, the site of our successful 2007 Conference and Tradeshow! Inspired Presentations from 200 of the leading minds in the green industry including a keynote speech from a noted Visionary Thinker or Business leader such as Ray Anderson, Robert Kennedy Jr., Hunter Lovins, Attorney General Jerry Brown, John Knott, Mayor Gavin Newsom, or Michelle Obama. New and powerful themes addressing: Energy efficiency Retrofits and rebuilding Technology’s role in green innovation The opportunity of the economic downturn for green business firms The opportunities to benefit from stimulus package and Obama’s green agenda An interactive tradeshow floor with over 280 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in green building and business technology Dynamic networking events and action “hubs” where thought leaders can gather to tackle real-world issues, exchange ideas, create valuable connections or find their next business partner. Sessions include: timely topic summits on issues such as CleanTech, Water, Technology & Sustainability + leader-to-leader roundtables hosted by CEO’s and other green industry leaders.
  10. 10. Exhibiting Opportunities By investing in a presence at West Coast Green 2009 your company will have the opportunity to engage with thousands of building professionals while strengthening your brand position as a leader in green business solutions. Opportunity #1: Booth Packages - Standard Corner 10x10 $3,600 SOLD OUT (wait list available) - Standard In-line 10x10 $3,400 - Premier Corner 10x10 $8,950* *includes premium corner location, 1/6 page ad space in guide and inclusion in emails sent to the pre registered media list prior to the show Opportunity #2: DEMO Stage Presentation - 30 minute time slots $3,500 ($2,500 with any booth package) Opportunity #3: Innovation Pipeline - Display space for your pre-launch/early-launch product Call for pricing
  11. 11. Next Steps, Deadlines and Contact information The Expo is over 65% sold out! To reserve your preferred location on the tradeshow floor, please follow these next steps: 1. Select a booth from the remaining spots: http://tradeshowfloorplan.com/wcg/2009/ 2. Submit brief online application: http://www.westcoastgreen.com/exhibitorreg/application.php Deadlines: Please note that all of our opportunities are made available on a first come first served basis. Maximum value can be derived from reserving a booth today so we can include your company in our outgoing marketing materials. Contact: David Hopkins Exhibits Curator West Coast Green 415-955-1935 ext. 124 david@westcoastgreen.com www.westcoastgreen.com