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, panels discussion, trainings, actuality session, the event also welcomes 300 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors from over twenty 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 22 to March 24, 2021, 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 green economy.
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 centralizing information and expertise in order to promote the development of environmental solutions. 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 2021 will welcome exhibitors, speakers, and foreign delegations from over twenty 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 greenhouse gas offset programs;
- Using reusable dishes;
- Composting leftovers;
- Donating uneaten food;
- Making carpooling options available to participants;
- Paperless event (the program and posters are not printed out).