SBF 2017: CONFERENCE + TRADE SHOW - AUSTIN TEXAS

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SOLAR BUSINESS FESTIVAL (SBF)
TEXAS LEADING SOLAR CONFERENCE + TRADE SHOW 
TEXAS SOLAR BUSINESS WEEK

The 2nd Annual Solar Business Festival will be held in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, November 29 and Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Hilton Austin, Hotel - Downtown.

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH: VISIT WWW.SBFTEXAS.COM 



SBF 2017 TTENDANCE PROJECTIONS
Attendance: 800+ 
Speakers: 90+
Exhibitors: 75+

SBF 2017 FLOOR SP
Exhibition Space: 29,244 Square Ft 
Conference Space: 15,196 Square Ft 
Co-located Events Space: 13,486 Square Ft

ABOUT SBF
The Solar Business Festival (SBF) is the leading solar conference and trade show that focuses on Texas' market and provides a significant business platform for knowledge sharing, connectivity, marketing, and sales. The event brings together manufacturers & suppliers, distributors, service providers, installers and integrators, energy consumers, project developers/EPC contractors, investors and analysts, system integrators, government officials & policy makers, utilities, research institutes, architects, and PV equipment & materials companies.

CONFERENCE 
The Solar Business Festival: Conference includes strategic & technical industry panel discussions, keynote sessions and workshops covering the latest trends and topics that are relevant in the solar industry and appropriate for many industry professionals. SBF features a wide variety of sessions on microgrids & energy storage, financing, sustainable buildings, smart grid, initiatives & innovations, utility integration, community solar, policies, incentives and goals, market growth opportunities, regulatory framework, international solar market opportunities/challenges, sustainable farming, and more. 

TRADE SHOW 
The Solar Business Festival: Trade Show is a B2B, B2C, & B2G format in an exhibition hall which focus on connecting, creating linkages, networking, marketing, and doing business. It brings together exhibitors such as manufacturers and suppliers, distributors, service providers, installers and integrators, project developers/EPC contractors, system integrators, research institutes, architects, PV equipment & materials companies. The trade show key visitors are energy consumers/prosumers (residential/commercial building owners, and corporate facility managers), utilities, government officials/policy makers, architects, investors, analysts, and individuals with interests to explore solar equipment(s) for sustainable living. 


NEW TO SBF 2017 (8 CO-LOCATED EVENTS) 
HOSTED AS PART OF THE SBF 2017

Solar Business Festival 2017 evolved into 2 full days of activities including over 8 co-located events, which will make the show more valuable to you. 

November 29, 2017
Commercial Buildings Energy Forum 
Sustainable Homes Forum 
Sustainable Agriculture Forum 
Energy Storage Forum

November 30, 2017
Clean Technology Forum
Smart Grid Forum
Texas International Solar Forum 

Women in Solar Forum 
Special Event (November 30, 2017)
Texas Solar Pioneers Awards: Ceremony

REGISTRATION
SBF attendees will enjoy the benefits of a two-day insightful program led by industry leaders, the ability to network with hundreds of senior level executives, and the opportunity to learn about exhibitors products and services in our B2B, B2C, & B2G exhibition format. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND SBF 2017


EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES 
Exhibiting prices vary based on booth categories. Booths include tables, chairs, waste baskets, company branding, exhibitor service kits, carpeted floor covering, free electrical drops, easel-back signs, distribution of press releases, exhibitor badges, complimentary full access conference pass, and much more.

SBF 2017 provides companies with the unique opportunity to directly promote their brand, and products and services to their targeted audience. To register to exhibit, please visit  www.sbf2017.eventbrite.com to complete your registration. Click Tickets and Select your exhibition category.  For questions, email us at exhibit@gaadvancement.com


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 
Our sponsorship packages offer a range of benefits including increased brand awareness, the enjoyment high profile branding, attraction of new customers, the ability to build relationships with target audience, the opportunity to participate in the speaker faculty, exhibition booths to showcase your product or services, and VIP hospitality.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities at SBF 2017? Please contact Ceci Guevara, GAA Chief Marketing Officer, at ceci@gaadvancement.com 

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 
Partnering with Solar Business Festival brings many advantages, such as visibility for your organization, reinforcement of your organization image, complimentary full conference and expo passes for your organization staff/members(limited), development of new business markets and channels, gaining and growing subscribers, and a great opportunity for you to align with industry professionals. Email us at partnership@gaadvancement.com


ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES 
Solar Business Festival (SBF) offers advertising opportunities across many media channels including website, e-Newsletter, digital magazine, contests, social media, on-site program brochure and more. Interested in advertising opportunities at SBF 2017? Please contact Ceci Guevara, GAA Chief Marketing Officer, at ceci@gaadvancement.com 

SIDE EVENTS OPPORTUNITIES 
Do you have an event that would benefit the SBF community? You can consider hosting an event around the margins of the SBF to increase your event exposure, including receptions, meetings with attendees, lectures, panel discussions, book signing, concert, dinners, service project, tours of local facilities, spin-off event before or after the SBF 2017, or other activities. This opportunity includes, your logo and event description on the SBF web site, your company logo and event listing in the SBF Conference Program/Exhibit Guide, and included in SBF pre-event emails, press releases and other social media outlets to advertise your event. Email us at sbf@gaadvancement.com 
  


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Texas Solar Business Week #TxSolarBizWeek 
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SBF 2016 POST INFORMATION'S 

The 2016 inaugural Solar Business Festival in Austin, Texas on December 2nd, 2016, was a success. The event convened over 300 participants and we are happy to provide you this important memory of the event:








SBF 2016 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS INCLUDED 

Will Wynn, Advisor/Former Mayor of Austin, Texas 

Lenae Shirley, Senior Director, Technology Innovation/Market Adoption, EDF 

Dan McIlroy, VP of Business Development, Clean Energy Collective

Jeff Wolfe, Principal, Jeff Wolfe Consulting 

Gene Preston, CEO, Transmission Adequacy Consulting 

Andres Carvallo, CEO & Founder, CMG Consulting LLC 

Josh Smykal, Solar Business Development, Modernize 

Elise Sharum, Project Developer, One80 Solar 

Danielle Caltabiano, Global Energy Team Leader , U.S. Commercial Service 

Matthew Austin, Solar Industry Consultant /Home Performance Consultant, Treehouse 

Robert Watson III, CEO, Solar Electric Texas

Jonathon Blackburn, Managing Director, Texas Pace Authority 

Nikolai Druzhinin, Commercial Development Associate, Freedom Solar  

Art Crowell, Co Founder, A Work of Art Solar Development 

John Cooper, President, Prsenl

Lloyd Lee, CEO, NATiVE

Camron Barati, Analyst, North America Solar, IHS Markit

Darrell Thornley, Director of Power, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I)

Casey Marshall, Director of Business Development, Clean Energy Associates 

Bert Haskell, Chief Technology Officer, Pecan Street Inc 

Nancy Edwards, Principal, Clean Power Marketing Group

Billy L. Curb, Texas Renewable Energy Coordinator, USDA Rural Development

Dr. Anna Selvan John, Founder & President, NanoPV Solar USA

Rick Luna, Senior Manager of Energy Management, CPS Energy

Jeffrey Mcelroy, Business Development Leader, GE Grid Solutions

Joshua M. Graham, Executive Director, TexNext, Inc

David E Scally Jr | Project Manager, Freedom Solar, LLC

Joshua Barnett, Co-Founder and President, Drone Dispatch

Danielle Murray, Manager, Solar Energy Services, Austin Energy

Thomas Tynes, Deputy Director, Policy & Electricity Markets - Regulatory Counsel, SolarCity

Judy M. McElroy, CEO, Principal Consultant, Fractal Energy Storage Consultants



SBF 2016 DISTINGUISHED ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS INCLUDED 

David Inbar, Founder and CEO, Dejalytics, Inc 

Steve Pearson, Lead Strategist & Founder, Pearson Strategy Group 

David C Jedynak, Chief Technology Officer, Curtiss-Wright Corporation 

Tasha A McCarter, PE, Manager Distributed Generation Interconnection, SunPower Corporation 

Jim Kimo Storke, Managing Partner, KAS Consulting 

Mark Feasel, VP Utility Segment and Smart Grid, Schneider Electric



SBF 2016 DISTINGUISHED STEERING COMMITTEE INCLUDED

Lewis Bichkoff, MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business

Richard Huckle, MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business

Charles Barnett, MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business

Mike Senia, MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business 

Charlie Cox, MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business


SBF 2016 SPONSORS, PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS INCLUDED
Just Energy Group                      
Austin Technology Council  
Labacorp Group                         
United Nations Global Compact   
CleanTx                                      
Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance 
Texas PACE Authority                 
ATI Clean Energy Incubator    
ENF Solar                                   
Greentech Media
Concurrent Design Inc                
Cleantech Open  
Zpryme/ETS                                
Alternative Energy Africa            
TexNext                                       
Central Austin Makerspace  
Sun Radio                                   
Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI)  
Texas PACE Authority                 
Visual Business Media
Power and Energy Entrepreneurs Group

SBF 2016 PLANNING COMMITTEE INCLUDED

Justin Boger, Founder of Central Austin Makerspace 

Kathryn E Burns, SBF StraMarketing Cordinator

Sade Ayodele, SBF Marketing Coordinator

Elizabeth McNally, SBF Research Coordinator

Daniel Dorksen, Marketing Manager, Global Attain Advancement

Germain Issian, Events Coordinator, Global Attain Advancement

Melissa Brown, Public Relations, Global Attain Advancement

Brenda Hannah, Graphic Designer, Global Attain Advancement

Suzanne Decca, Director of Research Global Team, Global Attain Advancement 


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Organized by Global Attain Advancement (GAA), an events, publishing, and trade missions company. GAA is a participant company of United Nations Global Compact, and a Member of (Property Assessed Clean Energy) PACENation.

Mailing Address

Global Attain Advancement, LLC 

PO Box 18087

Austin, Texas, 78760 

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Documents Attached to SBF 2017: CONFERENCE + TRADE SHOW:
2016 SBF Post Show Repor
About SBF - One-Pager
Renewable Energy Resources
SBF 2017 Advertisment Brochure
SBF 2017 Attendee Expenses Worksheet
SBF 2017 Exhibition Brochure
SBF 2017 Hashtags One-Pager
SBF 2017 Justification Letter
SBF 2017 Justification Toolkit
SBF 2017 Participation Policy
SBF 2017 Partnership - OnePager
SBF 2017 Payment Methods
SBF 2017 Presentation Deck
SBF 2017 Pricing Brochure
SBF 2017 Sample Tweets
SBF 2017 Side Events Summary
SBF 2017 Website Launch Press Release
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