There will also be activities and crafts for the kids, food vendors with healthy options and an array of free informational sessions covering a range of green-related topics.
Mo Eppley, a board member of Tampa Bay Living Green, Inc. and President of MityMo Design, an event sponsor, knows that this event has a huge impact on Tampa Bay area businesses. "With our economy in recovery, even small changes can make a huge difference," says Eppley. "Business owners tell us that theyve improved their bottom line and saved on monthly energy costs by incorporating greener solutions."
Steve Plice, Board President of Tampa Bay Living Green, Inc., knows that green living has helped Tampa Bay area residents as well. Over the past 6 years, attendance has increased, says Plice. "Year after year, people are coming back to the Expo... they tell us that they are going green because it is easy to do and affordable for working families."
Check out the event's website for a list of vendors, schedules and info session times. Admission an parking are free!
Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3; Sat.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun.: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 535 4th Ave N, St. Pete. tampabaylivinggreenexpo.org
Founded in 2006, the Tampa Bay Living Green, Inc., a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, is committed to providing real solutions for people to live better, healthier lives with less impact on the environment. The Expo is a collaborative effort organized by a steering committee with representatives from local government, schools and colleges, for-profit businesses, and non-profit organizations. Attendance for 2011 is expected to reach 5,000 people for the two-day event. Sponsors of the 2011 Tampa Bay Living Green Expo include Clear Channel Outdoor, Bright House Networks, Creative Loafing, WMNF 88.5, PSTA, The City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, University of South Florida- St. Petersburg, Bay Tech Label, MityMo Design, Think Video Studios, Southwest Florida Water Management District and Tampa Bay Water. The website can be found at www.tampabaylivingreenexpo.org.