Multicultural Businesses in the Clean Economy: Growing Opportunities and Creating Sustainable Jobs

Join the Prosperity Partnership, the Urban Enterprise Center, the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders for Climate Solutions and other partners in a special forum.

Please join other business leaders for an evening of connecting and idea sharing.
Date: September 15, 2011 Time: 4:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Location: McKinstry Innovation Center, 210 S. Hudson Street, Seattle, WA 98134

Growing small businesses is key to our economic future. In an increasingly multicultural world, some of the most exciting innovations are coming from small businesses and entrepreneurs that reflect our diversity. And smart businesses in every sector are looking for ways to reduce waste, move away from dirty energy and seize opportunities in clean energy and sustainability. This forum will highlight key leaders and spark discussion on how we can better connect small and multicultural businesses with opportunities, funding and support to take their innovations to scale.

This is a must-attend event for business leaders who are interested in the Clean Economy. Many of the region’s innovative clean energy entrepreneurs Opportunities to learn from each other and share successful business strategies Dynamic individual business presentations in a fast moving and succinct format Structured networking with other business leaders Learn about access to capital and other financing opportunities Learn about the policies needed to drive the clean tech economy Meet senior representatives and decision makers from leading companies and government leaders.

As a special bonus, Ron Sims, Former King County Executive and outgoing Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be providing the opening remarks!

For more information contact Chris Bast at chris@climatesolutions.org or (206) 443-9570 ext. 3

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