New Features at The Green Living Show 2013 – April 12-14th

SOURCE: Green Living Enterprises

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March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Shop. Taste. Learn. Play. Be inspired by influential speakers and find thousands of innovative products and services that are good for your health and the environment.

What: The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to workable solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. This three-day event offers inspiration for all ages and features influential speakers, innovative products, educational demonstrations and fun activities for the entire family.

NEW THIS YEAR:

The Ontario Culinary Adventure:  A taste adventure awaits as chefs from across Ontario team up with local farmers, distillers, brewers and vintners to showcase the best of Ontario food and beverage. Learn why culinary tourism is good for your health, the environment and the economy.

The EcoParent Village: Using a “how-to” approach, experts will offer presentations, workshops and demos, for parents who want to build a better world--one kid at a time.  Shop from hundreds of products that make it easier to be an eco-parent. 

Fashion and Beauty: A revamped fashion and beauty experience will showcase the most fashion forward “Green Couture” from leading designers. Discover fashion that is stylishly sustainable, and learn about the latest up-cycling and vintage trends.  Participate in a head-to-toe eco-makeover, beauty and fashion demos and VIP shopping events.

Health, Fitness and Lifestyle: Get the latest information about toxins, explore a myriad of diet and nutrition solutions, participate in a yoga class, and let your spirit soar to exotic locations from travel exhibitors with a social purpose. Visit the Whole Life Expo, showcasing natural health and nutrition.

Youth Day: On Friday, April 12 children are invited to participate in interactive programing and educational displays.  In partnership with Free The Children and Me to We, keynote speaker Spencer West will inspire the next generation of social and environmental change makers, followed by “Theory of Change” leadership breakout sessions. Take part in the Owlkids Scavenger Hunt and Environmental Quiz Show, crafts, activities, and much more.

Driving Innovation / The Canadian Green Car Award: Discover the latest innovations in charging stations, fleet management, motor bikes, and test-drive the latest in hybrid, electric and fuel efficient vehicles.  Find out about the top green car contenders and be part of the unveiling of the first-ever Canadian Green Car Award! 

The Fresh Water Pavilion: The “A River Runs Through It exhibit” is a 2000 square foot museum feature, which will take visitors on an uncommon journey where they will explore the river above and underwater life below.

Business Forum: An expert panel will discuss the progress of impact investing in Canada.  B Corp founder, Bart Houlihan will present the case for benefit corporations and their rapid global expansion.  The Council for Clean Capitalism will discuss and release their first publicly visible blueprint and recommendations.  This ticketed event runs prior to show opening on Friday, April 12 (7:30–10 AM). For tickets, go to http://greenlivingbusinessforum2013.eventbrite.ca/

Speakers: Learn from world-class speakers discussing current affairs, trends, health and innovation.  Main Stage speakers to date:

  • Rob Stewart, acclaimed filmmaker/director Revolution and Sharkwater, uncovers the truth and finds the secret to saving the ecosystems we depend on for survival.
  • Bruce Poon Tip, Founder of G Adventures and Planeterra, a leader in sustainable tourism discussing the how tourism can be a force for growth, change and global good.
  • Gordie Wornoff, host/star of TV’s Junk Raiders and owner of A Higher Plane, transforms junk into new and repurposed products.
  • Celine Cousteau, Documentary Filmmaker and granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau, explores social, cultural and environmental issues through the human relationship to the natural world.

More: Shop from more than 400 Green Living approved companies who will be exhibiting thousands of products and services across all lifestyle categories.  The Green Living Show is your one stop shop for all things healthy and green.

Be inspired to lead a healthier sustainable life. 

Where:        Green Living Show

                     Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place,

                     100 Princes Blvd. Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

When:          Friday, April 12: 10 am-9 pm

                     Saturday, April 13: 10 am-9 pm

                     Sunday, April 14: 10 am-6 pm

Admission:  Free admission with a donation of e-waste, courtesy of Samsung

                      Canada. Regular ticket prices posted online.

         

For sponsorship or to exhibit, contact: Leslie Haber / lhaber@green-living.ca

More info:     GreenLivingOnline.com  /  GreenLivingShow.ca

                     twitter: @GreenLivingPage

                     facebook: /GreenLivingPage

 

Media Contact / Photos / Interviews:   

Annette Borger (416) 988-7086 / aborger@green-living.ca

Tweet me: Find out what's new this year at the Green Living Show 2013! Culinary Adventures, Green Cars, Seminars and more await! #GLS13 3bl.me/ezgk5e

KEYWORDS: Business & Trade, Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel, Environment, Fashion & Apparel, Food & Farming, Health and Wellness, Technology. Innovation & Solutions

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