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envietech 2010: Strong Impetus for Environmental Technology

Envietech 2010
December 15, 2009

International Convention Pushes “Green” Growth Market into the Limelight

“With an annual industry growth rate of twelve percent, the environmental technology sector is one of the most dynamic growth industries in Austria. envietech 2010 International Congress and Exhibition for Environmental Technology is pushing this technology into the limelight and giving this ‘green’ sector a strong impetus for growth,” states the Austrian Secretary for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management Mr. Niki Berlakovich.

After its debut in 2008, envietech 2010 will continue to be a platform for environmental technology. The exhibition, to be held in 2010 on February 4-5 at the Austria Center Vienna, presents current trends and future-oriented solutions. Several forums tracks are taking place concurrently: environmental technology, renewable energy, waste and water management and financing of new sustainable technologies, with special emphasis given to key priority issues. The accompanying exhibition showcases the most recent developments on this sector. The highlight of envietech 2010 is the award of teh Austrian State Prize for Environmental and Energy Technology, to be presented on February 4.

High-ranking speakers

The international importance of the event is underlined by two high-ranking keynote speakers: Mr. Ronald O. Loverage and Dr. Pero Mićić. Loverage is mayor of Riverside, California and also president of the National League of Cities, a key association for the promotion of US towns and communities. Going above and beyond his mayoral responsibilities, Loverage has also been a decisive factor behind the planning the construction of a biomass power station. This facility is located on the University of Redlands campus in Riverside and based on an existing biomass station in the town Güssing, Austria.

Dr. Pero Mićić is an internationally recognized expert on future management leading. Mićić is Chairman of the FutureManagement Group AG and consults top economic, political and administrative experts in the field of future research and strategic implementation. As author of several books, including “The Five Future Glasses”, Mićić is high in demand as a guest speaker at symposia in Washington, Paris, Prague, Moscow and Singapore, etc.

About envietech 2010

envietech 2010 is a forum for experts seeking and offering solutions for community and regional administration, NGOs and the financing sector. envietech 2010 offers a conference and exhibition to further build networks to support the search for sustainable solutions, establish new partnerships, and open new markets.

envietech 2010 provides exhibitors and sponsors the opportunity to directly address their target customers. Attractive packages are offered to define various levels of show presence. Mr. Part (phone +43 260 69 -2388) will gladly inform you about exhibitor and sponsor programs available.

The Envietech 2010 event is climate-neutral and jointly organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO), the Austria Center Vienna, the City of Vienna and various environmental associations such as ECO World Styria, the Austrian Society for Environment and Technology (ÖGUT), Netzwerk Umwelttechnik and Austrian Clean Technology (ACT).

For further information:

envietech 2010 Press Office
Dr. Neureiter, Public Relations
Phone: +43 1 924 60 87