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The city of Winston-Salem, organizer of GoExpo, the Triad’s biggest sustainability festival, is seeking volunteers and accepting applications for exhibitors at the event.

The inaugural GoExpo is being organized by the city’s Community Sustainability Program Committee and is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem.

Volunteers are needed to serve as greeters and assist at venues throughout the convention center. GoExpo is especially in need of a volunteer group, such as a scout troop or civic group, that can assist with set up on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 24. Volunteers must be 16 or older. All volunteers get a free GoExpo T-shirt.

For more information about volunteering for the GoExpo, go to

Exhibitor applications are being accepted from businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit groups that offer “green” products, services or technologies or provide information that promote sustainable lifestyles and educate attendees about the impact of consumer actions on the environment.

More information about GoExpo, including detailed information for exhibitors and exhibitor applications, is available at The application deadline is Sept. 3.


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