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WMSBF Hosting “Meet the Media” Event for Sustainability Practitioners

unnamed (1)West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host a Meet the Media event on Monday, March 12 at West Michigan Works! featuring representatives from local news outlets that cover topics surrounding sustainability, local business, environmental issues, and social equity.

The panel will share their observations about the state of sustainable business and sustainability in the region, how their organizations approach stories and determine news value, and discuss key local headlines from their coverage.

Current panelists include:

  • Lauren Fay Carlson, Managing Editor, Rapid Growth Media
  • Garret Ellison, Environment Reporter, MLive | Grand Rapids Press
  • Tim Gortsema, Managing Editor, Grand Rapids Business Journal
  • Shelley Irwin, Host and Producer, WGVU Morning Show and WGVU-TV

Additional media representatives will be added prior to the event.

Lunch is $15 for WMSBF members, $20 for non-members. Learn more and register at here.

WMSBF hosts a Membership Forum on the second or third Monday of most months. The monthly luncheon provides members of West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and other stakeholders professional education from a combination of regional and national experts, and access to networking with hundreds of sustainabilty professionals and stakeholders throughout the 10-month series.