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Melbourne: Sustainability at Retail conference

June 7, 2010

The 2010 Futures So Bright Green Sustainability Conference focuses on sustainability in retail.

Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) will hold the fourth Futures So Bright Green Sustainability Conference in Melbourne on June 18 2010.

The theme of this year’s conference is Sustainability at Retail. The event will feature ten global experts from world leading brands revealing how sustainability can drive growth and efficiency in the retail environment, from store-front, operations, design and construction through to supply chain.

Keynote speakers include John J. Carde, Senior Vice President, Retail Director of Bank America discussing how Bank of America has implemented green building practices into its retail banking centres as part of a US$20 billion environmental commitment.

Delegates will also hear from Elizabeth Dowd, Planning and Fixture Design Manager from leading US retailer Recreation Equipment, Inc. about the journey from green store design concept to prototype and ultimately national roll-out.

The Director of Australian consultancy Green for Retail, Ben Wheaton, will address the issue ‘Where to from here?’ exploring how to develop a roadmap for taking sustainability forward within an organisation.

*When* 7.30am to 12.30pm, 18 June 2010
*Where* Telstra Corporate Conference Centre, Melbourne

Full price tickets cost $295 and can be bought online (["www.popai.com.au":http://www.popai.com.au/]) or by calling 02 9984 9322.

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