1. 10th Anniversary Celebration
Green Festival commemorates 10 years with Spring and Fall Festivals in our founding city, San Francisco, returning Festivals in Chicago and Seattle, and the exciting launch of Green Festivals in New York and Los Angeles
2. Increased Media Partnerships
More advertisements in top national, regional and local print, radio, TV and web
3.New! Increased Marketing Distribution
80,000 marketing announcements direct mailed to targeted customers and 50,000 more distributed to regional retailers, bookstores, cafes, grocery stores, shops, libraries, non-profits and city organizations in each region
4. New! Pay It Forward, Get it Back at Green Festival
Individuals can ‘Pay it Forward, Get it Back ' by volunteering with or donating to local non-profit organizations to receive free admission for family and friends. This program targets new audiences and drives new consumers to Green Festival.
5. New! GF Bucks
Attendees who purchase tickets get over half of the cost back in “GF Bucks” to spend only with Green Festival exhibitors. This program turns attendees into consumers of your green products.
6. Expanded Grassroots Outreach
Regional marketing coordinators, along with regional directors, non-profit organizations, street teams and host committee members provide word-of-mouth advertising through grassroots community outreach.
7. New! Online Community
Content-rich web site with integrated social media connects with people around the world and email marketing program reaches more than 500,000 engaged consumers
8. New! Increased Social Media
Daily social networking online with blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and online calendars, along with new integrated promotions to sponsor, speaker, exhibitor, volunteer and media partner audiences
9. New! Lowest Costs for Highest Return
Green Festival's exhibit booth prices are the best value in green events, as much as 30% lower than 2009 rates.
10. New! Best Terms Negotiated for Exhibitor’s Move-in
New in all spring cities, exhibitors with POV’s (personally owned vehicles) can move in for free; details in your exhibitor information kit.
Ten amazing reasons that add up to an incredibly rich sales and marketing experience for your green business, and all for a very affordable investment.