Events

Feb
25
Mon
SWANApalooza 2019
Feb 25 – Feb 28 all-day
SWANApalooza 2019 @ Hynes Convention Center

On the heels of heightened recycling contamination standards, single-use plastic reduction efforts, and overall pushes for sustainable social and business practices, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) launches SWANApalooza 2019, the premier technical gathering for professionals to explore environmental solutions for integrated solid waste management, coming to Boston, Massachusetts from February 25–28.

Its first time held in New England, SWANApalooza will focus on “Building the Future,” offering an inaugural view of the future of solid waste management through the lens of public sector entities, private companies, and consultants in the area. Boston offers a premier backdrop for the event, leading the charge in zero waste initiatives and serving as an example for cities in the Northeast and across the country for environmental priorities.

At SWANApalooza, explore opportunities for domestic recycling, marine litter initiatives, landfill technical operations, and safety best practices with experts, government officials and top professionals from a range of industry areas. Gain entirely new perspectives, embrace industry progress, and discover the future of solid waste and recycling at SWANApalooza in Boston!

Feb
26
Tue
GreenBiz19
Feb 26 – Feb 28 all-day
GreenBiz19 @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge

Sustainability leaders from the world’s largest companies gather each year at the GreenBiz forum to explore pressing challenges and emerging opportunities in sustainable business.

The event offers a rich blend of presentations, workshops and networking opportunities framed by the State of Green Business report, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual research report, analyzing key sustainability metrics and trends. Attendees return from GreenBiz both inspired by what’s possible and ready to tackle their organization’s greatest sustainability challenges.

Mar
2
Sat
Texas Independence Day
Mar 2 all-day
Mar
4
Mon
SustPack 2019
Mar 4 – Mar 6 all-day
SustPack 2019 @ Swissotel Chicago

Returning to Chicago, Sustainability in Packaging US will once again provide expert content and key insight from  some of the top brand owners, CPG’s, retailers, packaging manufacturers, government  regulators, and NGO’s who are moving the needle in the sustainable packaging space. 

Continuing the conversations from last year, the 2019, 3-day program will focus around the theme Making Sustainable Packaging A Commercial Reality, featuring  presentations on sustainability in e-commerce packaging, case  studies in cutting-edge technologies and innovations in plastics and fibers, streamlining regulations and labeling, how brand owners are working with their supply chain to meet sustainable initiatives, and much more. 

Mar
9
Sat
2019 C&D World Exhibition & Conference
Mar 9 – Mar 12 all-day
2019 C&D World Exhibition & Conference

Please visit the CD Recycling website for details. 

Mar
24
Sun
Paper2019
Mar 24 – Mar 26 all-day

Paper Industry International Expo & Conference

Details yet to be published (Dec 2018). Please watch https://www.eventseye.com/fairs/f-paper-15831-1.html for developing information.

Apr
8
Mon
ISRI 2019
Apr 8 – Apr 11 all-day
ISRI 2019 @ Los Angeles Convention Center

ISRI2019 will offer a wide range of new networking opportunities and educational sessions addressing critical issues facing the recycling industry today. 

Internationally-Renowned Speakers
At ISRI2019, you will see world-class speakers, including Robert Herjavec from the Emmy-Award TV Series Shark Tank; Ian Siegel, Co-Founder & CEO of ZipRecruiter; and burn victim and inspirational speaker John O’Leary. 

Tools & Training
All ISRI2019 educational sessions will provide the tools, knowledge, and training to grow your business within the United States and around the world and will address such issues as creating demand, discovering emerging markets, workforce development, and sales training.  

New Networking Opportunities
Exciting new business networking opportunities will be featured in Los Angeles from morning coffee and donuts and athletic activities to after hour parties. In addition to the opening exhibit hall party, there will be commodity-specific, and other VIP and ISRI Member networking receptions within the Convention program. 

One-of-a-Kind Show Floor
The ISRI2019 exhibit hall will offer the largest-ever display of the latest in recycling equipment and services and featuring emerging technologies.

Apr
11
Thu
NAID 2019 Annual Conference & Expo
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day
NAID 2019 Annual Conference & Expo @ Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

NAID® and PRISM International® are proud to offer a comprehensive information lifecycle management conference under the newly formed International Secure Information Governance & Management Association (i-SIGMA). The annual NAID conference has always been the most comprehensive gathering of secure shredding operators worldwide; now, with PRISM International the joint event represents all four pillars of records and information management: physical records and information storage, data protection and media vaulting, digitizing and scanning, and confidential records and information destruction services.

Please visit www.isigmaconf.org for details and to register.

If you have questions, please contact Jamie Hughes at jhughes@isigmaonline.org

Apr
22
Mon
Earth Day
Apr 22 all-day
Apr
26
Fri
EarthX
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
EarthX @ Dallas Fair Park

Mission & Vision

Mission:EarthX is an international environmental nonprofit connecting a global community to create a sustainable world for all life and future generations.

Vision:Be the leading global connector and environmental forum to positively impact our world for a sustainable future

History

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on environmental education and awareness, EarthX has created the world’s largest environmental experience for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, innovations, policies, and corporate practices that are reshaping our world.  

The EarthX three-day annual event is held in April to celebrate progress, hope, and innovation and has become the largest event in the world of its kind. EarthX brings together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, speakers, interactive programming, and subject matter experts along with live music, art and food. EarthX creates a fun and engaging atmosphere for thought and experiential learning.   

What started in 2011 as an outdoor event spanning five blocks in Dallas’ Arts District grew to occupy approximately 500,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space in Dallas’ historic Fair Park.

When a local environmental issue came up with a utility company applying for permits to build numerous coal-burning plants,a group of business people in Dallas stood up and opposed the utility company and Trammell S. Crow joined that effort. He discovered there were Texans who were willing to oppose the establishment and stand up for the environment.  Crow says, “That battle was eventually won, but it was won by business, not protesting.”

After winning that battle, the idea for an Earth Day expo was founded by Crow to create environmental awareness and give the general public ways to make changes in their everyday lives.

The expo has grown to allow businesses, government agencies and nonprofits an opportunity to show their initiatives and their positive impact on the environment.

In 2018, EarthX hosted more than 137,000 attendees, over 600 exhibitors and 400 speakers, becoming the largest annual environmental exposition and programming initiative in the world.

While many of the EarthX efforts are centered on the three-day event in April, numerous year-round events are being launched to generate additional awareness and inspire people to get involved and help make a difference.

EarthX continues to present attendees and participants with breakthrough solutions and fascinating innovations that will empower them to make a difference in their communities and the world – 365 days a year.

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