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Biomass South Reception being held at the Smithsonian Rock N’ Soul Museum

Due to the generous sponsorships of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, Battelle, and Mid-South Community College, the Biomass South 2010 reception on October 14th will be held at Memphis’ Smithsonian Rock N’ Soul Museum from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Don’t … Continue reading

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Biomass South adds optional farm tour with Agricenter International

Agricenter International is a leader in agricultural field crop research. Through its work with agribusiness, University systems, and government and non-government organizations, Agricenter provides a professional forum for the unbiased development, evaluation, demonstration, education, and marketing of the latest and … Continue reading

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Press Release: Biomass South Attracting Wide Variety of Industry Pioneers and New Leaders in the Field of Biomass

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, September 30, 2010 – Biomass South 2010, presented by The Memphis Bioworks® Foundation’s AgBioworks™ Regional Initiative and the Southern Growth Policies Board, is proving to be the “must attend” event for entrepreneurs and pioneers in the field, and … Continue reading

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Exhibit spaces are SOLD OUT!

You won’t want to miss our diverse group of exhibitors at Biomass South. They include: AgBioworks Arkansas State University Ceres Develop National Program DOE Clean Energy Application Center Future Fuel Chemical Co. K. Gregg Consulting Memphis Bioworks Mississippi Technology Alliance … Continue reading

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Official Press Release: USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development to Keynote Biomass South

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, September 17, 2010 — Biomass South 2010, presented by The Memphis Bioworks® Foundation’s AgBioworks™ Regional Initiative and the Southern Growth Policies Board, is the premier event establishing the South’s leadership position in the critical transformation of the global … Continue reading

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Only a few exhibit spaces left!

There are only a few exhibit spaces left for Biomass South 2010. To join exhibitors such as the DOE Clean Energy Application Center, National Farmers Union, Ceres, and USDA Rural Development, fill out the Exhibit Registration form today!

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Labor Day Registration Special!

Register by September 10th and receive full conference registration for only $200! This is a $50 savings off the regular price. Register today!

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Pushing the Biomass Industry Forward in the South

by Pete Nelson, AgBioworks

Faced with the choice of attending a wide plethora of events and conferences throughout this Fall, I am writing to strongly encourage you to attend the Biomass South 2010 conference in Memphis, Tennessee on October 14-15, 2010. This event builds on 4 years of work by Memphis Bioworks Foundation and 50 organizations across the region to develop a strong and vibrant biobased products industry that will revitalize both the agricultural base and the urban manufacturing industry in the region. This is not just a conference, but a strategic gathering of thought leaders to tangibly push the industry forward.

Here are just a few of the exciting reasons you should attend and people you will meet:

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What to expect at Biomass South 2010

This year, Biomass South will take a more discussion-oriented approach. Panelists will be given a limited amount of time to present information on their work, organization and/or company leaving more time for round table discussions and interactions with conference participants. … Continue reading

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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for Biomass South 2010: A New Horizon. To get in on the early bird special, register by September 1st! Rooms are also available at a discounted rate. Check out the Location page to find out more.

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