Clean Energy Connections
Clean Energy Connections is the premier regional business development information and networking cleantech event – CleantechWEST! Now in its fourth year, it is an exemplary program for individuals and organizations which accelerates the growth of our green economy. The event attracts more than 400 people each year including business owners, entrepreneurs, financiers, educators, career seekers, community leaders, and public agencies. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Building on Success,” in an effort to celebrate the progress our state, region and sector have made since landmark legislation was passed in 2008.
Whether as a participant or an exhibitor, on Wednesday, November 2, you will:
- ACCESS resources to build your green business.
- MEET entrepreneurs, experts, and policymakers who care about cleantech.
- LEARN about the clean energy economy.
Speakers hail from industry and government. Keynote topics from national speakers include “Building a Cleantech Regional Innovation Cluster” and “A Perspective from the National Renewable Energy Lab.” Concurrent sessions on Growing Sustainable Communities, Green Policy Check-in, Education & Training, Energy Retrofits, Community-led Projects, and Green Business Growth Strategies are sure to deliver nuggets of useful information. And, there’s time for lots of networking at the Opportunity Fair which always provides a wonderful array of businesses and organizations willing to share their expertise.
This event is organized by UMass Amherst and made possible by the generosity and vision of our SPONSORS and non-profit affiliates.