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DALLAS (Feb. 2, 2017) – The world’s largest Earth Day exposition and eco-conference returns Apr. 19-23, 2017 to Fair Park. Officially extending its time frame to include events before Earth Day weekend, Earth Day Texas (EDTx) introduces several exciting, new initiatives:
“These exciting and important new initiatives will expand our national and international reach,” says EDTx president Ryan A. Brown. “Creating a platform for cutting-edge technology and innovations, environmental policy, education and sustainable business is incredibly important to us. We want to make Earth Day Texas the clear leader in conversations about conservation and the future of our planet.”
Events and showcases returning to Earth Day Texas 2017 include:
Founded in 2011 by Dallas-based environmentalist, philanthropist and businessman Trammell S. Crow, EDTx promotes environmental awareness by curating an atmosphere for conscious business, nonpartisan collaboration and community-driven sustainable solutions. Attendees can also enjoy outdoor experiences, live music, environmentally themed films and art exhibits, beer and food pavilions, family activities and more.
Last year’s EDTx exposition at Fair Park showcased nearly 800 exhibitors, 250 speakers and 130,000+ attendees enjoying the free, three-day event. This year, EDTx expects an even bigger turnout. “To date, we have already secured more than 460 exhibitors , well ahead of last year’s record-breaking pace” says Brown. “With all of our new programs and conferences, we anticipate over 150,000 attendees.”
Attend Earth Day Texas 2017
WHEN: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. April 19-23, 2017 (Some events by invite only)
WHERE: Fair Park, Dallas Texas
ADMISSION: Free; special fees apply to select conferences and events.
INFORMATION: 214-310-1200; earthdaytx.org and earthxfilm.org
About Earth Day Texas
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on environmental education and awareness, Earth Day Texas has created the world’s largest annual forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, innovations, policies and corporate practices that are reshaping the future.
What started in 2011 as an outdoor event spanning five blocks of Flora Street in Dallas’ Arts District grew to occupy approximately one million square feet of indoor and outdoor event space in Dallas’ historic Fair Park. In 2016, Earth Day Texas hosted over 130,000 attendees, 800+ exhibitors and 250+ speakers, becoming the largest annual environmental exhibition and programming initiative in the world.
Earth Day Texas presents attendees and participants with breakthrough solutions that will empower them to make a difference in their communities 365 days a year.
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