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2010 Cleantech Open Awards Gala (VIP Ticket)

November 17, 2010, 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM PST

Please join us for the Cleantech Open National Awards Gala, "The Academy Awards of Cleantech," on Wednesday, November 17. The 2010 Awards Gala consists of several major events -- the Expo, the Awards, and an invitation-only VIP Dinner.

A VIP ticket, including access to the Expo, Awards and the evening VIP Dinner, costs just $297.

A table of 10 for dinner, including 10 tickets to the Expo, Awards and VIP Dinner, is $2,500

The culmination of the world’s largest clean technology business competition is our annual Awards Gala designed to showcase the boldest cleantech ideas, the most ambitious entrepreneurs and the brightest, most engaged investors, venture capitalists and prospective technology customers.


This year's Gala will be our most spectacular event to date and you are invited to join us for the entire day.

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Expo

Come early and explore our exposition floor of over 150 companies and sponsors from throughout the United States and from nations around the world, intermingled with networking and business development opportunities.

Expo starts at 12:00pm

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Demo

Following the expo, sit back and watch technology presentations and live demonstrations as Cleantech Open Finalists present cutting edge technologies designed to have a real, positive impact for our economic and environmental future.

Demo/Pitch sessions start at 2:30pm

National & Global Awards

Celebrate with us as we announce our global winner, winners from all five United States regions and present the Grand Prize to the overall national winner. Audience members are invited to participate by voting for the "Peoples' Choice Awards" of their favorite companies and technologies.

Awards Ceremony begins at 5:30 pm

renewable energy VIP Dinner

Your VIP ticket gives you access to a private VIP Dinner reception with Gala speakers, sponsors, industry leaders, alumni executives, and live entertainment.

VIP Dinner and reopened Expo begin at 6:45 pm

VIP DINNER MENU

Join us for a Fall bounty of locally grown foods and produce prepared by renowned Chef Greg Russi

Salad
Artisan Organic Baby Lettuces tossed with Dried Cranberries, Shaved Apples & Pears,
Candied Walnuts, Crumbled Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese and Red Wine Blush Vinaigrette
Served with warm Acme Bakery Rolls & Butter

Entrée
Tempranillo Wine Braised Fork Tender Short Ribs of Beef
Triple Cream Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Shallots

Or

Chicken Toscano Breast filled with Fontina Cheese, Basil, Prosciutto di Parma
Sauced with Lemon Caper Buerre Blanc
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Baby String Beans

Or

Roasted Fall Vegetable Cannelloni with Laura Chenel Goat Cheese

Dessert
Cleantech Open Birthday Cake

Location

 

Expo 
Parkside Hall A
271 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Presentations and Awards
San Jose Center for Performing Arts 
255 South Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113


VIP Dinner

Tech Museum
201 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113-2008



 

Program

 

12:00pm - 2:00pm -- Expo open

2:30pm - 6:30pm -- Keynote, Global Ideas Competition Videos, Business Competition Finalist Demos, Keynote, National Awards (interspersed with breaks)

6:30pm - 8:30pm -- VIP Dinner at the Tech Museum

 

Presenters

 

Awards Keynotes:

- Lorie Wigle, Intel’s GM of Eco-Tech Group

- Joel Serface, President, Managing Director, Serface Ventures

 

Other Awards speakers:

- Rex Northen, Executive Director, Cleantech Open

- Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solutions 

- Lesa Mitchell, Vice President of Advancing Innovation, Kauffman Foundation

- The Honorable Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose, California

- Douglas Lloyd - CEO, Cleantech Pipeline

- Marc Gottschalk - Chief Business Development Officer and General Counsel, Proterra Inc

 

Sessions

November 17, 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM PST
Dinner Choice: Chicken Toscano Breast filled with Fontina Cheese, Basil, Prosciutto di Parma

Chicken Toscano Breast filled with Fontina Cheese, Basil, Prosciutto de Parma Sauced with Lemon Caper Buerre Blanc, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Baby String Beans

Dinner Choice: Roasted Fall Vegetable Cannelloni with Laura Chenel Goat Cheese

Roasted Fall Vegetable Cannelloni with Laura Chenel Goat Cheese

Additional Details

 

Closest Airport: San Jose Mineta International Airport


Hotel: There will be a block of rooms reserved in the Cleantech Open name

Crowne Plaza Hotel 
282 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
408.998.0400

$89.00 single/double occupancy rate with $5.00 per car per day self parking

$15-$18 taxi ride from the airport

 

Registration Fees

Type Regular Door
Benefactor - Three Tables (30 Seats) 8,000.00 8,000.00
Table of 10 2,500.00 2,500.00
General Attendees - Couple 500.00 500.00
General Attendee - Single 297.00 297.00
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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