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Cleantech Open 2010 Awards Gala (General Ticket)

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

Join us for the fifth annual National Awards Gala, the spectacular "Academy Awards of Cleantech".  Come view the hundreds of technology exhibits, vote for your favorite Ideas Competition finalist, watch the Business Competition finalist demos, hear the nationally-recognized speakers, and BE THERE for the National Winner announcement.

This year's Gala will be a spectacular event and you are invited to join us for the entire day. A ticket gets you access to:


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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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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 Reception on the Expo Floor

Your ticket gives you access to the Expo for an additional two hours, plus wine and hors d'oeuvres for the evening

Reopened Expo begins at 6:30 pm

**A VIP ticket includes a seat at the VIP Dinner at the Tech Museum of Innovation.  Click here for more information.


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


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 -- Evening Wine & Hors d'oeuvres, Expo open



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


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

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

$15-$18 taxi ride from the airport



Applied Materials

Chevron Technology Ventures

Globespan Capital Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners


Registration Fees

Type Early* Regular Door
General n/a 77.00 97.00 130.00
*Early registration prices available only until November 1, 2010, 11:59 PM.
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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