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Sustainable Brands '12 Moves to Paradise Point San Diego, Focuses on How Sustainable Brands Connect, June 4-7, 2012.

SAN FRANCISCO -- More than 800 brand, sustainability and design leaders from across the globe are expected to attend the sixth annual Sustainable Brands Conference, held for the first time in San Diego California at the Paradise Point Resort. Organizing around the theme "Sustainable Brands Connect," the gathering will continue to evolve its mission to inspire, engage and equip business leaders to profitably innovate for sustainability.

"The move to Paradise Point allows us to maintain an intimate setting that is inspired by nature, while improving ease of travel for our attendees," said KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, CEO of Sustainable Life Media (SLM). "San Diego has become known for its expertise in cross sector collaboration, and is becoming a hub of sustainable innovation, with 85 research clusters in the local area, including a multi-stakeholder initiative focused on bio-inspired design. We look forward to sharing the work being done by many of the local businesses and academic institutions."

"We see sustainable innovation in clean technology as a strategic area of economic opportunity for the region," says San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders. "We're actively supporting several world-leading initiatives, including a biomimicry partnership between the San Diego Zoo, City of San Diego, UCSD and Point Loma Nazarene University. We're excited to welcome SB '12 to San Diego; we know it will provide a wonderful exchange of inspiration and ideas."

David Hall, GM at Paradise Point sees SB'12 as a key step in the company's sustainability journey. "We look forward to partnering with Sustainable Life Media on their conference. We are focused on producing a successful event, and recognize that this partnership offers an opportunity for our property to continue improving the sustainability of our daily operations. We believe the changes we make will not only help reduce our footprint, but also make a positive impact on our community and the planet."

Speaking and Sponsorship Opportunities

Sustainable Life Media is seeking speakers and sponsors for SB'12. Senior executives who have demonstrated enhanced business or brand value through sustainable innovation, and thought leaders with insight into future trends or driving the shift to a sustainable future are encouraged to submit abstracts before December 1, 2011. Sponsorship opportunities and exhibit space are also now available; most sell quickly. For more information, visit SB'12 Sponsorship

About Sustainable Brands '12

Widely reputed to be the most compelling sustainability conference of the year, Sustainable Brands 2012 will convene over 800 brand leaders, sustainability executives from the global brands leading sustainable innovation today, and an unprecedented list of others to carry forward the conversation about sustainability as a driver of business growth and brand benefit.

About Sustainable Life Media

Sustainable Life Media (SLM) is the leading international producer of sustainable business conferences and educational events, with products and services designed for the sustainable business community including membership, targeted e-newsletters, online learning programs, community, SB Insights Research and the flagship Sustainable Brands conference.
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