Monday, October 06, 2008

OneThing Green Conservation Expo This Weekend October 10 -12 2008

This weekend
October 10-12, 2008, the Connecticut Convention Center will host a dazzling, three-day event, the OneThing Expo: Home of a Million OneThings. The expo will highlight the endless variety of OneThings that schools, businesses and residents can do to save energy and protect the environment.

Conceived as a "World's Fair of Energy Conservation," and part of Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell's OneThing campaign, the OneThing Expo will be an engaging exploration of energy topics and an unforgettable celebration of conservation. The story will be told in bright detail by hundreds of individuals and organizations across the state - and the country - representing a myriad of industries and topics, including agriculture, recreation, transportation, building technology, the arts and education, alternative energy, consumer products and much more. More than 250 exhibitors and thousands of visitors from Maine to Maryland are expected to take part.


Friday, October 10
A Day for Schools and Businesses What's the Deal ... OneThing "What's the Deal Registration form" This focused business-to-business event and trade show in the Grand Ballroom/Upper Level of the Connecticut Convention Center is designed as Connecticut's largest business energy conference. The day will feature more than 40 exhibitors, 600+ attendees, and a series of panel discussions and keynote speaker presentations from some of the region's most well-known energy/business industry experts. The event is presented by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, the Connecticut Power and Energy Society and the Office of Policy and Management.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 and Sunday, October 12, 2008
OneThing-Palooza! Throughout the weekend, people of all ages can tour OneThing-Palooza!, a 24,000 square foot interactive area featuring Stepping Stones Museum for Children's new "Conservation Quest" exhibit, an invention area and an energy-themed maze. The Palooza! also will showcase dozens of statewide community partners, special energy conservation programming and performances, and short films on conservation and climate change at the Connecticut Science Center Climate Change Theater. The OneThing Palooza! is being designed by the Connecticut Science Center and Norwalk-based Stepping Stones Museum for Children. The Palooza! will be open throughout the three-day Expo.

Show Hours:
Friday - 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday - 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday - 10 am - 6 pm

Adults - $8
Seniors - $4
Children under 12 - Free
Save $2 (click here for coupon)

Directions to the Convention Center:
Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103

Phone: 860-249-6000 Fax: 860-249-6161

For more information about OneThing please visit:

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