SUPPORT EARTH HOUR IN A ‘BIG’ WAY AT SINGAPORE EXPO

Sign your pledge on the giant Earth Hour banner to join the action

Online PR News – 24-March-2011 – – Singapore, 18 March 2011 - To join the global call to reduce carbon footprint and save the planet, Singapore EXPO is participating in Earth Hour on Saturday 26 March 2011. Neon lights at EXPO Foyer 1 and all other lights which are non-essential to the operations and safety of the venue, including ambient, flood, perimeter and walkway lights in some areas, will be switched off for an hour from 8.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday, 26 March. Additionally, wherever possible, all other lights will be dimmed for that duration.

Besides switching off its non-essential lights, EXPO also invites the public to sign on a giant Earth Hour banner outside Hall 5, to make pledge of protecting our planet.

The signing will take place on the following days, outside Hall 5 at Singapore EXPO:
- Saturday, 19 March 2011, from 3pm to 7pm
- Saturday, 26 March 2011, from 3pm to 9.30pm

The banner will be displayed at Singapore EXPO after Earth Hour for one week.

Earth Hour has become a global sustainability movement since 2007, with more than 50 million people across 35 countries participating. This is the second year that EXPO is participating. Singex Venues Pte Ltd, which manages Singapore EXPO, sees Earth Hour as part of its corporate green efforts to conserve the environment.

In conjunction with Earth Hour activities at EXPO, a mini concert will be held outside Hall 5 from 5pm till 9.30pm on Saturday 26 March, featuring Project Super Star finalist Sugie Phua, local young music talents Cove Red, Wei Qian and Jenix. Do you ‘BIG’ part for Earth Hour this year and go beyond the Hour with Singapore EXPO.

About Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre

Managed by Singex Venues Pte Ltd, Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre is a top-ranked venue in Asia and Singapore’s largest purpose-built MICE facility. Covering over 123,000sqm of indoor and outdoor space, EXPO comprises convention-exhibition halls, conference halls, meeting rooms, mobile V-Rooms, and The MAX Pavilion. Every year, EXPO welcomes over six million visitors and 600 events, ranging from exhibitions, conventions, corporate meetings, award ceremonies, gala banquets, to consumer shows. By early 2012, EXPO will feature a brand new convention wing, MAX Atria, with additional 8,000 sqm meeting space and lush greenery.

Equipped with world-class amenities, 2,500 parking lots and Flavours East, a collection of fifteen food and beverage outlets, EXPO is conveniently located five minutes from Changi International Airport and fifteen minutes from downtown Singapore.

Visit www.singaporeexpo.com.sg for more information.

For media enquiries, please contact:
Ms Sylvia Li
Senior Manager (Marketing Communications)
DID: (65) 6403 2168
Mobile: (65) 9450 6446
Email: sylvia.li@singex.com.sg

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