ONE GOOD WORLD ECOngress: Legal Wood Sourcing & Building Green Markets

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The Sustainable Furnishings Council is partnering with World Market Center and numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations to stage a conference better to understand the impact of this legislation on the home furnishings industry and how to build markets for legitimately sustainable products. ATTEND ALL OR PART OF CONFERENCE FOR FREE
The final phase of the Lacey Act amendments goes into effect in April 2010, reinforcing the grounds for legal prosecution of anyone found guilty of importing, transporting, selling or purchasing any furniture using illegally harvested wood from the U.S. or abroad. The Sustainable Furnishings Council is partnering with World Market Center and numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations to stage a conference better to understand the impact of this legislation on the home furnishings industry and how to build markets for legitimately sustainable products. The conference is structured as a series of short presentations followed by in-depth panel discussions open to questions from attendees. Two dozen speaker panelists will represent major organizations all points in the supply chain, including ranking staff from the U.S. government, academic institutions, forest landowners, Top 10 furniture manufacturers and retailers, interior design associations, and consumer media. The 1-day event will take the place on Sunday, January 31, the day before the opening of the Las Vegas Market. ATTEND ALL OR PART OF CONFERENCE FOR FREE
January 31st, 2010 11:30 AM   through   6:00 PM
World Market Center Las Vegas
Building C, 4th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89106
United States
Phone: 919-967-1137
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