Coming up at the beginning of next month is a conference on the Big Island that’s targeted toward providing business technology solutions, and it focuses on some really hot topics in the session tracts: Renewable energy, marketing, green jobs and computer technology.
Who says Hawaii Island is all about coffee?
If you’re a current or potential future business owner, this looks to be a valuable event to attend on Aug. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The website to check out all the event details is TechConKona.com, and Social Media Club of Hawaii members can receive discounted tickets!
This all-day tech event is going on at Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort, and with speakers from around the country (and from here at home in Hawaii), the event will feature discussions on how technology impacts business and how you can take advantage of existing and emerging technologies for your business.
Heading up the speakers billing are keynoters Paul Hawken, of OneSun, Inc., and author of “Natural Capitalism”; and Dustin Luther, Social Media Director for Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
Paul Hawken’s work includes starting ecological businesses, writing about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with heads of state and CEOs on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy.
Paul has founded several companies including some of the first natural food companies in the U.S. that relied solely on sustainable agricultural methods. He presently heads OneSun, Inc., an energy company focused on ultra low-cost solar based on green chemistry and biomimicry.
How do I get there??
Tickets to the event are $100, but tables of 10 can be purchased for $600. Tickets are $100, with tables of 10 available for just $600. And as mentioned earlier, SMCHI members can receive a discount. Registered attendees receive full conference access, lunch, a post event networking reception and access to exhibitors. An open discussion forum to learn specific topics of interest from the speakers and other business professionals is a projected highlight.
For more information, go to www.techconkona.com. Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.