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Monday, November 21 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Sustainable Events: Models for Greening & Engagement

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Surveys show that many festival-goers would pay more for a ticket to a greener event. Want to learn where to start or how to take your event greening to the next level? Hear from music industry leaders and learn how to reduce your environmental footprint, while also creatively engaging attendees in your sustainability initiatives.Dig deeper and view greening resources here: http://bit.ly/2fIi5SS

Moderators
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Mike Martin

Founder and CEO, EFFECT
The founder and CEO of EFFECT Partners, Michael Martin is known as a thought leader in social change activism, sustainability and social change marketing. EFFECT Partners is a Creative Social Change agency based out of Minneapolis. Billboard Magazine calls Michael “the green touring... Read More →

Speakers
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Kim Johnson

Manager, Jack Johnson Music Co-Founder & Director, Kokua Hawaii Foundation & Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation
Kim Johnson, with her husband Jack, founded the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation in 2003 to support environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawai’i, as well as the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation in 2008 to support environmental, art, and music education worldwide. As Jack’s co-manager, Kim Johnson has taken a lead role in advancing greening initiatives for all aspects of Jack Johnson’s touring, and has served as creative lead in the development of fan engagement... Read More →
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Jack Johnson

Musician Co-Founder & Director, Kokua Hawaii Foundation & Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation
Jack Johnson grew up surfing and playing guitar in Hawaii.  Since 2001, he has released 6 studio albums and 2 live albums that have sold over 20 million copies worldwide. His Brushfire Records label and touring crew have been leaders in the greening of the music industry and... Read More →
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Eric Shiflett

Program Director, Santa Barbara Bowl
Eric Shiflett is Program Director at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl.  Eric has been involved with music his entire life performing, working in radio, concert promotions and venue management.  Focusing on the strategic growth of the 80 year-old Santa Barbara Bowl, Eric manages... Read More →
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Sunny Sohrabian

AEG, Manager, Environmental Sustainability Projects and Initiatives
As the Manager of Environmental Sustainability Projects and Initiatives at AEG, Sunny Sohrabian is responsible for managing AEG 1EARTH, AEG’s corporate environmental sustainability program. In this role, she works with more than 80 AEG venues and events worldwide to measure and... Read More →
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Tanner Watt

Director of Partnerships & Development, REVERB
Tanner Watt is the Partnership and Development Director at the environmental non-profit REVERB. REVERB is a 501(c)3 organization that works with music tours and festivals to reduce negative environmental impacts backstage and to engage artists and fans to take positive actions at... Read More →
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Brian Yost

President, On Site Products, Live Nation Entertainment
In his role as President, On Site Products, North American Concerts for Live Nation, Brian has responsibility for ancillary revenue streams for Live Nations’ 42 amphitheaters and 6 select clubs and theaters, which host 13 million music fans at close to 1400 shows annually.  A... Read More →


Monday November 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Santa Barbara Room