The MiaGreen 2013 Expo and Conference in Miami Beach, Florida is coming up on January 31 and February 1, 2013. This is the only event in the United States that is a green, renewable and sustainable business-to-business event for all the Americas, not just the United States. It provides an 80 percent U.S. and 20 percent Latin America and Caribbean mix.
Sponsoring industries are in Green Building and Remodeling; Renewables, highlighting SOLAR; Clean Technologies; Water & Air Sustainable Solutions; and the new industry Machinery, Equipment and Tools. The event features Technology, Products, Services, and Know-How; Education, Certifications and Incentives; Sustainable Operations and Management; Business Opportunities; and Financing and Professional Services.
To date, there are over 150 Exhibitors and 53 educational sessions by more than 70 U.S. and international top speakers offering 30 plus AA (HSW/SD) and BCI accredited hours for architects, existing LEED professionals and professionals who want to become LEED certified, a one stop 8 PDHs Shop for Florida engineers (PE License Renewal is Feb 28, 2013) with limited capacity, 6 special accredited courses for architects, engineers, contractors, installers, and other professionals, plus the MiaGreen Happy Hour for networking.
A lengthy list of the teachers and the classes offered is on the website. Sample topics are sustainable building law; best practices for rooftop solar; holistic approach to energy efficiency; direct investments in alternative energy; reducing chemicals in schools and hotels; product based sustainability strategy; lessons from 200 LEED projects; green roof weight restrictions; zero energy, emissions,water and waste; social marketing for green businesses; and financing solar commercial projects.
The address is Miami Beach Convention Center (Hall A), 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Hours are at the Conference 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; Exhibit Hall 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The event is suggested for Engineers, Architects, Builders, Contractors, Installers, Integrators, Service Providers, Property Managers, LEED pros, Sustainable Managers, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Exporters, Importers, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Purchasing Agents, Experts, Government Officials, Policy Makers, and Academics.
Base costs are at 40 percent off until December 31st, with another discount until January 25th. Sign up for one day at $120-200 depending on date of registration, or $180-300 for two days. There are additional fees of $49 or $99 for the special credits classes. View the MiaGreen website for detailed information on the classes offered and costs, and links to the four previous years’ highlights.
Register online to be either an exhibitor or an attendee at the event. Email mail@MiaGreen.com or call 305.412.0000 for additional information.