Americana — Environmental forum and International trade show for environmental technologies — is recognized as the leading multi-sector event of its kind in North America. Featuring over 200 conferences, workshops and panels, the event also welcomes 350 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors from over forty different countries. Americana offers an ideal forum for technical, scientific, and business discussions regarding key issues in the environmental sector. This major industry event will take place from March 26 to March 28, 2019, at the Montréal Convention Center.
An event organized by Réseau Environnement and its community of experts
A biennial event, Americana has been organized by Réseau Environnement ever since its beginnings in 1995. The largest network of environmental experts in the province of Quebec, Réseau Environnement is a reference of undisputed excellence, which acts as a catalyst for solutions towards a sustainable society.
Réseau Environnement represents over 2000 environmental professionals working in the private, public, municipal and para-public sectors. For over 50 years, this non-profit organization has been committed to promoting environmental best practices and innovation. To achieve this, the association organizes many events destined to sharing new knowledge in the environmental industry. It also offers municipalities support and excellence programs pertaining to climate change, water and waste management. Réseau Environnement also developed the innovative Traces Québec, the only waste tracking tool in Quebec, which ensures the responsible management of contaminated soils, among other uses.
Drawing on the expertise of its members, Réseau Environnement also takes positions on many issues related to its areas of activity, which include water, air and waste management, climate change, soil and groundwater, and biodiversity.
An international event
Americana 2019 will welcome exhibitors, speakers, and foreign delegations from over forty different countries.
An eco-responsible event
In keeping with the sustainable development values promoted by Réseau Environnement, Americana takes many actions to ensure the environmental responsibility of its events, including the following:
- Participating in the greenhouse gas offset program of the Bourse du carbone Scol’ERE;
- Using reusable dishes;
- Composting leftovers;
- Donating uneaten food;
- Making carpooling options available to participants;
- Paperless event (the program is not printed out).