“Steve Weisz, CEO & Founder of In Ticketing, Named United Nations ECOSOC Advisor. Supermodel Petra Nemcova & Weisz Honored at United Nations Gala.”
San Rafael, CA (BUSINESSWIRE) May 19, 2008 – Steve Weisz, CEO & Founder of In Ticketing, was named as a Special Advisor on Renewable Energy to the International Renewable Energy Organization (IREO), in association with the United Nations Social and Economic Council (ECOSOC). Weisz was welcomed as a VIP at the Diamond Awards Gala for Renewable Energy and The Friends of Climate Change hosted by Paolo Zampoli, Damon Dash and Ivanka Trump at the United Nations in New York on May 2, 2008.
The IREO honors well-known personalities from the science, sports, and cultural fields, who are dedicated to the promotion of renewable energy. Weisz and In Ticketing were honored for their generous donations to IREO and their commitment to preserving and rejuvenating the environment through their highly successful partnerships with green events and climate change initiatives from around the world. Steve Weisz is pictured with Czech-Supermodel Petra Nemcova who was honored at the event for her work with the Happy Hearts Fund. Weisz said, “In Ticketing is thrilled and honored to be a part of such an important organization. It’s time that private sector businesses step up and work with the international community and inter-governmental organizations to mitigate the risks associated with global climate change.” Gala Host Paolo Zampolli says of Weisz, “We are honored to have with us at the UN Stephen Weisz. His knowledge on climate change is incredible. We count on his support. He is a man of no rhetoric but actions. Please welcome and keep up the good work.”
IREO was created to foster the collaboration of Governments, NGOs, IGOs, Academia and the Private Sector to educate the world on changing patterns of energy production and consumption. Initiatives include promoting energy efficiency and conservation, developing alternative renewable energy, facilitating the transition from a dependence on carbon based energy sources to renewable sources, and promoting and implementing renewable energy for agriculture.
Since 1999, In Ticketing has provided clients the ease of online ticketing with revolutionary box office software, on-demand ticket printing, access control, and e-commerce solutions to grow their businesses. In Ticketing is an official green business, adopting such sustainable practices as using soy ink with hemp/flax ticket stock, tree-free envelopes, bio-diesel and hybrid event vehicles, and the first ticketing agency to develop tree planting and carbon credit initiatives – resulting in the planting of hundreds of thousands of trees and the reduction of millions of pounds of carbon emissions.
PHOTO: Supermodel Petra Nemcova & In Ticketing CEO/Founder Steve Weisz at United Nations Diamond Awards Gala for Renewable Energy and The Friends of Climate Change hosted by Paolo Zampolli, Damon Dash and Ivanka Trump at the United Nations in New York on May 2, 2008.
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