2017 Monterey Bay Area Green Business Summit


Thank you for your interest in the Summit. This event has already passed and registration is no longer open. If you are interested in participating in the Post-Summit work groups, please contact Elise Ehrheart at eehrheart@ecoact.org or 831-515-1324.

The Summit will:

  • Celebrate a decade of local green business success
  • Showcase the statewide impact our local program has made
  • Opportunity to network with green business leaders
  • Vision what’s possible in the next 10 years
  • Identify collaborative pathways forward to achieve people+planet+profit impacts

Please join us if you are a:

  • Business owner or manager
  • Green and small/local business advocates
  • Chambers of Commerce and industry associations
  • Provide greening advice or certification services
  • Promote business compliance with environmental regulations
  • Are an elected official or staff responsible for local economic development or environmental protection plans
  • Or are interested in contributing to our local green economy

You’ve been part of getting us this far and are critical to amplify the program’s impact moving forward! We look forward to seeing you.

Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 9am – 3pm
(light breakfast and lunch provided)

Moss Landing Marine Lab
8272 Moss Landing Rd
Moss Landing, CA 95039

Sponsorship Opportunity

We are currently seeking sponsors to help fund this summit. Each sponsor will receive a variety of perks! Sponsorship of the mixer has the potential to reach over 1,000 community and industry leaders! The deadline to submit your sponsorship is
Friday, April 14th. Sign up to sponsor now!

BENEFITS of SPONSORSHIP | up to 1000+ person reach

Bronze Sponsorship – $100

  • Business/Organization logo will be included in event e-mail reminders
  • Business/Organization logo will be displayed at welcome table
  • Facebook post thanking company and linking to their website and/or Facebook page

Silver Sponsorship – $250

  • All Bronze Sponsorship benefits
  • Business logo will be displayed on Green Business newsletter with business profile
  • Business logo will be displayed with a thank you on Green Business website

Gold Sponsorship – $500+

  • All Silver + Bronze Sponsorship benefits
  • Company gives a 2-3 minutes speech at reception
  • Banners (provided by business) will be hung at event


Morning Session (9:00am – 12:00pm)

  1. Welcome/Acknowledgements
  2. History & Accomplishments of the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program
  3. Keynote Address: Assemblymember Mark Stone
  4. Opening & Impromptu Networking
  5. Purpose and Vision for the Monterey Bay Area
  6. Context Mapping & Strategy Generation

Lunch Sessions (12:00 – 1:00pm)

  • 12:00 – 12:30pm – New Member Orientation/Training
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm – Stakeholder Focused Networking

Afternoon Session (1:00 – 3:00pm)

  1. Stories from the Field
  2. Map the Gaps
  3. Working Group Planning Break Out Sessions
  4. Action Planning & Group Roadmap
  5. Commitments & Timelines
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Session Close