Surrey Board of Trade to Host Visionary Environmental Activist and Business Leader Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Surrey Environment & Business Awards-September 17

Surrey, B.C. – On Tuesday, September 17th at the 13th Annual Surrey Environment and Business Awards Lunch, the Surrey Board of Trade will welcome keynote speaker
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Visionary Environmental Activist and Business Leader.

Son of former New York Senator and U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an agent of change among environmental activists. He shares a bold vision for the future, in which energy independence and sustainable technology revitalize the economy. Kennedy is a co-founder and President of Waterkeeper Alliance, an environmental protection organization focused on the preservation and conservation of water resources. A partner in Silicon Valley’s VantagePoint Ventures Partners’ CleanTech investment team, Kennedy was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s “100 Agents of Change.” With captivating oratory talents and a clear and achievable vision, Kennedy will adeptly convince you that it is truly possible to protect the planet and make the world a better place for future generations.

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Avenue, Surrey)
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Tickets: $175 each or $1,925 table of 11

Seats are extremely limited. If you would like to obtain priority access, please ensure you have a current Surrey Board of Trade membership.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

About the Event:
Surrey will be the largest city in British Columbia. The Surrey Board of Trade recognizes the value that clean energy activity brings to Surrey’s economic foundations. Surrey itself has been a leader in environmentally focused strategies in building our city. It is a delicate balance between the environment and business growth. The Surrey Board of Trade’s Surrey Environment & Business Awards are presented to Surrey based businesses or Surrey Board of Trade members who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to environmental leadership and/or issues. This may take the form of hands-on-work through recycling, promoting environmental awareness or education, pursuing ground-breaking environmental research, innovative environmental technology and/or partnerships with the community to promote the environment. Deadline for nominations is July 26.

For further information, please contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade, at or at 604.634.0342.