SGP Announces Keynote Speaker for 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Katarina Tesarova will speak to printers, suppliers and buyers about efforts to promote sustainable business practices in Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV - The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is pleased to announce that Vice President of Sustainability for Las Vegas Sands Corp. Katarina Tesarova will serve as the keynote speaker for its upcoming 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference, which will be held at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel on September 13th.
As Vice President of Sustainability, Tesarova has developed and implemented a comprehensive sustainability strategy designed to measurably reduce Las Vegas Sands' impact on the environment. The organization's award-winning sustainability program lends expertise, manpower, and knowledge to environmental efforts worldwide, which makes Tesarova an ideal fit to speak to an exclusive conference of printers and leading brands dedicated to pushing the envelope of efficiency and sustainability.
Prior to joining Las Vegas Sands, Tesarova led sustainable operations and LEED certification programs for MGM Grand and CityCenter. Her leadership resulted in six LEED gold certifications for CityCenter, which currently holds the record for the largest new construction LEED-certified project in the world.
Tesarova's keynote speech will address her successful integration of sustainable practices into Las Vegas Sands' local and global initiatives. The Sands is recognized as a leader in sustainable building development and resort operations.
"I am very honored to have the opportunity to speak at the conference and share our story," Tesarova says, "It is very inspiring to see the interest in sustainability spreading across all industries. By working together on our supply chains we can have an exponentially greater positive impact preserving the environment and, ultimately, our planet."
SGP will be hosting the 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference on September 13, 2016 in Las Vegas. The event brings together leading print professionals, suppliers, and buyers to share sustainability strategies and showcase best practices in green printing such as improved chemical management, air quality standards, and waste management. Attendees can expect to network with certified SGP Printers, listen to success stories, and learn about SGP's holistic sustainability program.
For more information or to register for the conference, visit http://2016conference.sgppartnership.org/. Questions or comments can be directed to SGP Program Manager Brittany Sutphin at (703) 359-1376.