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2024 MIDWEST REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2024

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The event will feature a full day of programming (8:00 am to 6:00 pm), with 80+ speakers, an exhibitor expo,

an art show, breakfast, lunch, a networking reception, and more - covering topics including:

  • Healthy & Resilient Communities

  • Business & Green, Circular economy

  • Government & Policy

  • Healthy, High-Performing Infrastructure

  • Active Transportation, Public Transit & Micromobility

  • Resilient Local Food Systems

  • Climate Justice, Equity and Inclusion

  • Green Workforce Development

  • Emergency Preparedness

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ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit is the largest sustainability conference, bringing together 600 passionate and visionary leaders to share inspiring, forward-thinking, and solution-oriented ideas that propel us toward a healthier, more resilient, sustainable, and equitable future. Join Fortune 500 powerhouses, innovative entrepreneurs, government officials, sustainability directors, academic, non-profit, and community leaders committed to solving some of the region’s toughest environmental problems while creating a positive economic impact.

 

The Summit is hosted by Green Umbrella. Planning partners include the Ohio Environmental Council, City of Cincinnati, Xavier University, University of Cincinnati, University of Dayton, Groundwork Ohio River Valley, and CommEN Strategies.

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SPONSOR THE SUMMIT

Give your organization prominent brand recognition as a champion of sustainability by becoming a Summit sponsor! We offer a variety of options that enable you to reach a diverse and dynamic coalition of leaders committed to making our region more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable.

 

Make your commitment early to get the most out of it and be included in all our marketing and event communications.

2023 Audience

SPEAK AT THE SUMMIT

With 20 breakout sessions, the Summit features 80+ speakers from Greater Cincinnati and across the Midwest. 

We invite proposals for 50-minute discussion panels, 50-minute interactive workshops, and 5-minute short talks that explore this year’s theme. The submission deadline is 1/12.

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NOMINATE A SUSTAINABILITY LEADER FOR AN AWARD

We welcome nominations recognizing individuals, organizations, businesses, and communities that have made outstanding strides in the areas of Impact, Innovation, and Leadership. Award winners will be honored at the Summit.

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SHARE YOUR ART AT THE SUMMIT

We seek inspiring visual and performance art that aligns with the Summit theme as we continue to incorporate the creative arts into the Summit!

 

From paintings and sculptures to interactive exhibits, our art show features dozens of local artists - and our program integrates spoken word and dance performances.

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SHARE YOUR WORK OR RESEARCH AT THE SUMMIT

We invite scholarly and practitioner posters that focus on work or research that aligns with the 2024 Midwest 
Regional Sustainability Summit theme “From Vision to Action."

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Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

To become a sponsor, please contact charlie@greenumbrella.org.

Champion Level

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Sustainer Level

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Leader Level

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Steward Level

UC Office of Sustainability, TMI Energy Solutions,
Cincinnati Public Radio, CET-PBS, Sustainergy, Kroger, 

Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council, CoolCo, InterfaithCincy

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