Go Green Expo 'Springs' Back to the Los Angeles Scene With the Man Who Stopped Japan's Whaling Season; Captain Paul Watson of Whale Wars

-- Nation's Premiere Green Business and Lifestyle Show Gives Los Angelenos a First Look at the Latest Green Products and Services --

-- Industry Leaders, Eco-Celebrities Unite; Whale Wars' "Bravest" Captain, Paul Watson, Makes First US Appearance Since World-Renown Expedition --

-- April 15 - 17, 2011 --

Mar 01, 2011, 09:16 ET from Go Green Expo

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Go Green Expo — the nation's premiere green business and sustainable lifestyle show — returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center April 15th-17th with more than 200 eco-friendly booths showcasing the latest and greatest in green products and services. L.A. residents and visitors will have the opportunity to see and explore the newest environmentally responsible goods and services as well as learn from eco-savvy celebrity speakers, best-selling authors and industry leaders about how to green all aspects of their lives. Go Green Expo has partnered with KTLA 5 News and CBS radio to bring this event to L.A.

The three-day event kicks off on Friday, April 15, with a business-to-business/VIP day giving buyers, government officials and green decision-makers exclusive access to all the Expo offers for a complimentary admission with a business I.D. Saturday and Sunday, April 16th and 17th, the Expo welcomes all consumers, families and business professionals and features speakers, panel discussions and interactive activities.

A number of eco-friendly celebrity speakers will be on hand to share their green expertise and lifestyle tips with Expo guests. Captain Paul Watson, founder and president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and perhaps best known for his role on Animal Planet's Whale Wars, will be passionately addressing the Expo audience about his inspiring life and journey on the high-seas.

  • Mariel Hemingway — Actress and author of "Mariel Hemingway's Healthy Living from the Inside Out"
  • Ed Begley Jr. — Actor, author and co-star of the Planet Green series "Living with Ed"
  • Eric Cory Freed — Author, educator and organic architect and builder

Along with the opportunity to browse the 200+ exhibitor booths showcasing the latest in green-lifestyle goods and services — including energy conservation, sustainable technology solutions, green building and home improvement, eco-fashion and beauty, pet-care, green living and more — guests can enjoy fun, interactive activities including:  

  • Eco-Film Festival featuring dozens of captivating films
  • Eco-Pet Expo with speakers and organic and natural pet products
  • Kid's Pavilion with free yoga, rock-climbing wall, eco-artwork and more
  • Display of the latest in hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Eco-Wine, Food & Spirits Tasting Pavilion

"We are thrilled by the prestige of the exhibitors and speakers participating in this year's event," says Bradford Rand, President/CEO of Go Green Expo LLC. "With the revolutionary new products, services and attractions being introduced at this year's show, we are expecting to far surpass last year's impressive turnout."

Go Green Expo tickets can be purchased online at www.gogreenexpo.com or at the show. All tickets provide access to the entire exhibitor floor, all panel and speaker discussions and film presentations.


Adults - $15 for a full weekend pass

Senior citizens (65+) - $10

Students - $10 with a valid student ID

Children under 12 – Free

Active Military Personnel – Free with ID


Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S. Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015



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(212) 253-0474 or mobile, (908) 907-0414

SOURCE Go Green Expo