Preparation begins for 2012 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

By NBB | July 15, 2011

It may be hard to believe but preparations have already begun for the 2012 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. This year’s four-day event will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Fla., Feb. 5-8. 

Exhibitor registration information will be coming soon along with sponsorship opportunities. Exhibitors are encouraged to take advantage of the early-bird pricing. Make sure you are a part of the largest biodiesel event in North America.

As part of the annual conference, the National Biodiesel Board recognizes individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding difference in furthering biodiesel with the Eye on Biodiesel Awards. The awards honor industry leaders in six "I" categories:

•     Innovation: Goes to individual, organization or company with the best idea, new product, research results, invention or marketing strategy to further biodiesel.

•  Inspiration: Presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond to create awareness.

•  Industry Partnership: Presented to an organization that has worked cooperatively and proactively with NBB to further success of biodiesel.

•  Influence: Goes to an organization or individual that has influenced public acceptance of biodiesel.

•  Impact: Awarded for success in legislation, new markets, OEM outreach and other areas of impact on the industry.

•  Initiative: Awarded for success in legislation, new markets, OEM outreach and other areas of impact on the industry.

NBB will begin accepting nominations for the 2011 awards, which are due by Sept. 1.

To submit a nomination, email Kaleb Little at Please include in your email: the person/company or organization you are nominating, which award you are nominating them for, the nominee's contact information, the reason for nomination, your name, and your phone/email.

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