3rd Sustainability Symposium and Expo for Southeastern North Carolina


3rd Sustainability Symposium and Expo for Southeastern North Carolina

Theme: “Sustainability and the Future of Energy and Water”

The symposium is a collaborative effort between BCC and the North Carolina Military Business Center. This event aims to explore the many interrelated aspects of incorporating: sustainability practices, training, and opportunities for city & town planners, business & industry, federal & state agencies, and individuals. The symposium will provide the opportunity to: network, promote resources, and learn about sustainability practices and certifications.

When: Friday, March 22, 2013 from 8:00 - 3:00 pm.
Where: Brunswick Community College Leland Center for Economic and Workforce Development 2050 Enterprise
Drive, Leland, NC 28451 (Leland Industrial Park off HWY 74/76)
Purpose: This event explores the impact energy and water is having on  businesses and communities when making
decisions for economic development, entrepreneurial opportunities, innovation, and long range planning


  • Smart Grid and the Energy Cost of Moving Water
  • The Energy and Water Connection for Sustainable Agriculture
    Why & How to Make Your Small Business More Sustainable
  • Biofuel from Switch Grass and Algae
    Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy
  • Energy and Waste Assessments for the Tourism Industry
    Tracking Waste to Energy Opportunities in NC
  • Sustainable Facility Operations with Zero Capital Investment
    The Future of Energy the Next 40 Years
  • Planning for Electrical Cars
    Water Challenges and Strategies
  • Doing Business with the Federal Government


Len Hoey

Dr. David McNeils

Jim Siplon


Sustainability Scholar Sponsor $1,000
4 chamber scholarships, 2 participant passes, &
company logo on all advertising material.

Corporate Sponsor $500
This includes a display table, 4 participant
passes & company logo on all advertising

Vendor/Exhibitor Sponsor booth $100
This includes a display table and 2
participant passes.

For sponsorship information, call (910) 755-8561
Individual admission $35 (includes lunch)
Student admission $20 (includes lunch)
For admission information, call (910) 755-8084

To register and pay for admission, click here.

For more information, view the documents below:

Sustainability Symposium

Sustainability Symposium Vendor Application

Sustainability Symposium Sponsor Application





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