The Rushlight Clean Technologies Show is taking place on 1 February 2012 at Central Hall Westminster, London. The event has the Isle of Man Dept of Economic Development and Autodesk as lead sponsors and incorporates the following:
An Exhibition of leading cleantech solutions
The Cleantech DevelopersConference for early and mid-stage cleantech companies.
The Cleantech Growth Company Conference for established cleantech businesses.
The Sustainability Directors Conference for Energy, Waste, Sustainability, Facilities, CSR and Environmental Managers and Directors of corporates, public sector organisations and other key adopters of new cleantech solutions.
Isle of Man breakfast seminar
Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for cleantech companies with potential customers, investors and advisers.
Workshops, clinics, walk-in surgeries and demonstrations, including the Autodesk engineering design software, a workshop run by Sauce Consultancy on the most advanced strategies for waste/resource management and walk-in surgeries with a range of different professional advisers.
Some leading individuals are involved this year, including:
Julie Meyer, Ariadne Capital and Entrepreneur Country and online dragon on Dragons Den
Adrian Gault, Chief Economist Committee on Climate Change
Dan Monzani, Green Deal lead at DECC
Marion Bernard, Business Growth Fund
Some leading cleantech entrepreneurs telling their corporate stories.
There are also a range of other organisations involved in the programme including the Carbon Trust, PNO Consultants, Withers & Rogers, Turquoise Associates, a number of active investors from the UK, US and Europe, UKT&I, BT, Orange, Dixons, Rolls Royce, Ricardo, London Fire Brigade, West Sussex County Council, Wiles Greenworld, Diageo, BAA Heathrow, Royal Mail, Marriott and BSkyB.
Topics that will be covered include the Green Deal, project finance for infrastructure projects and the Green Investment Bank, crowd funding, the Carbon Trust FastTrack Entrepreneurs Programme, how to access industry sectors with new cleantech solutions, the environmental profit & loss and software solutions for environmental footprint measurement, monitoring and reporting, grants, the future energy market, M&A activity in cleantech, funding growth plans, a view of the future resource system and market and managing energy risk for companies with deployed renewable energy.