from earlier post:
Oct 30: "City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Commissioner Dan Saltzman join more than 50 area sustainable industry leaders in a send-off of the PDX Lounge Sustainable City installation.Ãƒâ€š "
October 26th, 2007 — Julian Chadwick |
PDX Lounge – Portable ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Sustainable City' Trucks to Chicago
WHAT: City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Commissioner Dan Saltzman join more than 50 area sustainable industry leaders in a send-off of the PDX Lounge Sustainable City installation.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 30, 2007
4 p.m. — 6 p.m.
WHERE: Neil Kelly Warehouse, 2636 NW 26th Ave
WHO/WHY: City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter
City Commissioner Dan Saltzman
Various company leaders representing PDX Lounge Partners (Gerding Edlen Development, Columbia Forest Products, Neil Kelly, IF Green, NAU, KEEN, Full Sail Brewing and many others — see www.pdxlounge.com for a complete list)
VISUALS: Oregon's environmentally-friendly furniture and accessory products — designed and built by local artisans — will be packed up in a 53-foot semi trailer fueled with B20 biofuel and head out to Chicago for a week-long business development engagement.
SIGNIFICANCE: PDX Lounge is a public-private economic development framework designed to tout Oregon as a place that's not just eco-friendly, but actively encourages innovation and entrepreneurship around green industries. In November 2007, PDX Lounge travels to Chicago, coinciding with the USGBC Greenbuild conference. It will be housed at the Chicago Illuminating Company, a 20,000 square foot installation and multimedia experience showcasing critical building blocks for a sustainable economy.
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