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Welcome to the Green Cities Expo commerative page. This site is dedicated to the 1000's of volunteers, sponsors, supporters, dignataries and producers of the Green Cities Expo produced on behalf of the United Nations 2005 World Environment Day. This site is maintained by Green Cities Expo producer Seven-Star, Inc.. Seven-Star was invited by The San Francisco Department of Environment, and The United Nations Environment Program to produce what was then the largest B2B/B2G conference and exposition dedicated to the principles of sustainability. This event later transformed into Green Cities a global conference series launched in Orlando, Florida hosted by The City of Orlando, Florida and Orange County Government, Florida. Seven-Star went on to work with the United Nations (UNEP, UNDP, UNV) greening and coordinating a global army of volunteers in the production of the largest concert in the world Live Earth. In 2008, Seven-Star beceome the first event production firm in the history of the United States to recieve a United States Environmental Protection Agency Gold Award for the Waste Wise Program Recycling in a Public Venue.

While the orignial website for Green Cities Expo is lost, this site attempts to give credit to the NGO partners, sponsors, exhibitors of the orginal 2005 Green Cities Expo. The following is a partial list of all the those we wish to express our thanks to.

AIA San Francisco COTE,   American Institute of Architects (AIA),   American Legion Cathay Post #384,   Art into Action,   Bay Area Air Quality Management District,   Bay Area Build It Green,   California Academy of Sciences,   California Coastal Commission,   California Environmental Protection Agency,   California Native Plant Society,   Center for Environment and Population (CEP),   CH2M HILL,   Chez Panisse Foundation,   Circle of Life,   City of Zürich,  Novatlantis,   Commonwealth Club of California,   Commonwealth Club,   Community Gardens for Butterflies,   Community Greens,   Craig’s List Foundation,   Diana Marto,   Don Edwards Earth Team,   EDAW Inc.,   Ella Baker Center for Human Rights,   Environment Canada,   Environmental News Network (ENN),   FedEx,   Fine Art with a Conscience,   Fisherman's Wharf Merchants Association,   Forward Management,   Friends of the United Nations,   Global Community Monitor,   Graham Thiel,   Green Century Institute (GCI),   Green Museum,   Greenaction for Health & Environmental Justice,   Greenbelt Alliance,   Headlands Institute,   Healthy Home Plans,   Hewlett Foundation,   IGDC,   Indigenous Global Development Corporation,   Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS),   Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Northern California Kathia Castro Laszlo,   Lake Merced Task Force,   Lawrence Hall of Science-UC Berkeley,   Leo Lacayo & Associates,   Lycee La Perouse,   Marin Organic,   MJM Management Group,   Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC),   Nature in the City Committee,   Neighborhood Parks Council,   Norcal Waste Systems,   Inc. Octave Alliance,   Pacific Coast Builders Conference,   Pacific Energy Center,   Pacific Institute and the Earth Day Network,   PBS,   Port of San Francisco,   Precita Valley Neighbors,   Presidio World College,   PrSan Francisco Maritime National Historical Park,   Public Citizen,   Randall Museum,   Resources4change.org,   River of Words,   Roots of Peace,   San Francisco Arts Commission,   San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge,   San Francisco Commission on the Environment,   San Francisco Department of the Environment,   San Francisco Institute of Architecture and Ecological Design,   San Francisco Parks Trust,   San Francisco Public Library,   San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department,   San Francisco State University,   SCS Engineers/ Venues and Special Events Recyling Council,   SFPUC Sierra Club,   Spirit in the Arts at California Institute of Integral Studies,   SPUR Sri Chinmoy,   Steven Wolf Fine Arts,   StopWaste.org,   Sustainable World Coalition,   Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich,   Swissnex,   SwissRe,   Syntony Quest. The Bay Institute (STRAW Project),   The Bike Hut,   The Climate Group,   The United States State Department,   The Vote Solar Initiative,   TMASF,   UN Foundation and the Clean Energy States Alliance,   United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),   University of Michigan's Prison Creative Arts Program,   Urban Ore,   Urban ReLeaf,   USGBC,   Vanguard Public Foundation Vista College. Virtual Green (LEED),   Visitacion Valley Greenway Project,   WELL Network,   West County Toxics Coalition,   Wildlife Works,   Wilhelm Schole International,   Wonderwater & Share the Water,   Youth Roundtable on the Environment,   ZAP,  
Sustainable Solutions for Business and Government

About Green Cities Events Green Cities educational events are carefully designed one-day bootcamps, conferences, or showcase expositions whose purpose is to provide governments and businesses the insight, inspiration, tools, and resources to create and implement sustainable solutions.

Green Cities' faculty of top sustainability leaders and experts, combined with the best green event production team Seven-Star, will deliver an impressive, relevant, interactive and empowering conference. Attendees will leave prepared to begin the process of planning green initiatives, decision making and legacy action.

Since 1999 Seven-Star, Inc. has been producing some of the largest and most prestigious green conference, consumer, and trade events in the U.S. for our clients. In 2007, our team made an important commitment to focus our experience and expertise on greening business enterprises and government organizations who seek the benefits of the green evolution. More and more each day decesion-makers, leaders, entreprenuers, and change agents realize the urgency and value propositions to retool and redesign their operations to meet tomorrow's challenges. Green Cities is our commitment to help realize the opportunites and values associated with green practices for people, planet and profits.

To ensure every attendee takes away highly relevant information, applicable resources and practical how-to-steps we are framing each event to the host state's unique attributes, challenges and opportunities. On May 19-21, 2009 Green Cities Florida, a two-day conference and sponsor showcase, will be the first Green Cities tour reflecting the Florida's state issues and values for businesses and governments.

This is not your usual conference.
Our faculty's passion, experience and tools are geared to making this conference very practical with a high degree of interactivity and exploration for our attendees. Green Cities Florida is about outcome, solutions, networking, tools, results, nuts and bolts, next steps, as well as big picture on global/local interface and the future. What makes our conferene unusual is the blend of different learning processes and experiences. Join us and see the difference.

  • interactive and collaborative workshops
  • best practices case studies
  • conversation café environments
  • meet the consultants’ roundtable
  • green jobs seminar
  • open space technology sessions
  • sustainable solutions showcase
Visit www.GreenCities.com for more information or contact:

Joseph B. Malki
Co-Founder/Partner/CBDO
Seven-Star, Inc.
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