Green Festival Speakers
Denise Hamler is the director and co-founder of the Green Business Network at Green America. Denise has held senior marketing and publications positions and launched social media programs such as Green Deals, the successful green GROUP.ON. She serves as the publisher for Green America’s publications: The National Green Pages and Green American magazine. In 2001, Denise co-founded the successful Green Festivals. It is the nation’s largest premier sustainability event AND has attracted over 1 million attendees in 6 major markets including Washington DC. Green America’s current campaigns include: Launching Clean Energy Victory Bonds; Break-Up with Your Mega-Bank; removing child labor from cocoa production; and educating consumers about GMOs. Established in 1982, Green America’s Green Business Network is America's first and largest network of socially and environmentally responsible businesses with a green business certification. It includes a diverse membership of over 4,000 socially and environmentally responsible businesses. She currently serves on the board of directors of Green America, Port Towns Community Development Corporation in Prince George’s County, and Sustainable Community Initiatives.