From 29 March – 7 April 2019, The Collider will host the Climate City Expo in Asheville, NC.
Climate City Expo (CCx) is a 10-day celebration of Asheville’s creativity and commitment to climate change awareness and action. The city’s climate-conscious ethos attracts entrepreneurs, chefs, builders, brewers, artists, and companies large and small. They come for the elevated quality of life and the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. They contribute to a culture deeply connected to nature. They generate solutions that can inspire the world.
Exploring innovative climate solutions & business opportunities
Ensuring humanity’s future in a changing climate presents unique challenges and opportunities to drive innovation. CCx Business, from 2-3 April, is a cross-industry conference that convenes business executives, entrepreneurs, climate scientists, investors, and many more to explore solutions at the leading edge of climate resilience.
Liza Schillo, Global Product Sustainability Manager at Levi Strauss & Co said “At [CCx] I was given the rare opportunity to exchange ideas with professionals in the academic, governmental, and non-profit sectors. Collaboration with a diversity of backgrounds and a unity of vision is a critical driver toward sustained, positive impact- [CCx] fosters that conversation.”
Register for CCx Business now to get 50% off. Tickets are limited. Register here.
Additional CCx tracks & NextGen event
Available to everyone, CCx features five additional tracks that highlight the multitude of ways Asheville is rising to the challenge of climate change:
- Luminaries: Hear from visionary leaders who have made environmental action and a commitment to science lifelong callings.
- Arts: Experience works of art – across numerous medium – that evoke deeply visceral experiences of our changing climate.
- Eats: Taste the best of Asheville’s culinary scene prepared by climate conscious chefs, artisans, and brewers.
- Learn: Explore the dynamic relationships between climate change and communities through exhibits, talks, and activities.
- Faith: Engage with faith communities to explore connections among religion, spirituality, and climate change.
Additionally, CCx NextGen, a one-day interactive conference, will connect two- and four-year undergraduate students with leading climate professionals to gain exclusive insights into this growing field, explore climate resilience practices, and pitch their own solutions.
About The Collider: Innovative climate solutions must be grounded in the best science and speak the language of business. But every day, businesses, and communities are making billions of dollars of decisions without this vital information. That’s where the Collider comes in. Headquartered in “Climate City” — Asheville, North Carolina, USA — The Collider is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that exists to bring together diverse expertise and stimulate a new industry: climate products and services. Acclimatise is an inaugural member of The Collider.