Green Industry Event Expects To Attract 120,000 Visitors

Posted on October 8, 2010. Filed under: Environmental Science |

(Bernama)– The upcoming International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2010 expects to pull a crowd of 120,000 visitors and participation from more than 600 companies and organisations from around the world.

The event, to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre here on October 14 and 15 for trade visitors and open to the public from Oct 16-17, expects to bring together leading industry players and professionals from various sectors of the green technology and eco-products industry.

The IGEM is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia together with co organisers International Green Purchasing Network and Expomal International Sdn Bhd and several other collaborating organisations including the Asian Productivity Organisation and the United Nations Environmental Program.

In a statement here Friday, the event’s project secretariat, Expomal said the event is aimed at getting together industry players as well as others to explore and seize the many opportunities from the exciting and emerging green market in the country and the region.

It also hopes to create awareness amongst consumers and industry players on the importance of green technology and eco-products for sustainable consumption and production, and promote green purchasing and develop environmentally friendly products and services.

The event will also showcase innovative and creative green technology and services, eco-products and initiatives.

IGEM 2010 is also expected to be a platform that will foster the development of eco-preneurship and green economy and promote Malaysia as a regional green economy hub for green technology, eco-products and services.

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