Green Spaces co-founder Jennie Nevin addressing the party crowd.
Photo via Remy Chevalier
Green Spaces NY announced the official launch of their national clubhouse for green entrepreneurs with a festive party this past Thursday evening. The party was attended by over 300 environmental movers and shakers, select media, and fashionistas. New York Partners Jennie Nevin, Marissa Feinberg, and Roberto Rhett introduced attendees to their new 'clubhouse membership' called 'EcoPreneurs'. The membership includes: film screenings, gallery openings, supper clubs, pop-up retail shops, networking happy hours, workshops, and access to a referral network.
Party attendees (including Lloyd Hicks). Photo via Remy Chevalier
Green Spaces is not a new player on the eco-NY scene. In their former Brooklyn location, Green Spaces nurtured over 40 green start-up companies. At the newish Manhattan space, 'Ecopreneuers' have access to a conference room, lounge, kitchen, networking, and a very popular internship program, where interns are readily available to assist with project work.
But the party wasn't about work. People came to congratulate Green Spaces as well as sip cocktails and snack on morsels by Rabbit Mafia and Sea to Table. Entrance to the party was very Manhattan: attendees entered through an unmarked freight elevator below a red bulb on Cortland Alley. But the new location won't be kept secret for long.
Opening remarks were made by the ubiquitous Wendy Brawer of Greenmap, TreeHugger.com's own Graham Hill, Xiomara Smith of GreenWorks Community and Green Spaces founders Jennie Nevin and Marissa Feinberg.
Green Spaces NY is located in a 5,300 sq. foot loft in Tribeca, not far from City Hall. The office uses 100% wind power energy. Through its partnership with GreenT Digital, Green Spaces has low-power utilization through remote data storage. Operationally, the company uses chemical-free cleaning supplies and a passive heating and cooling system.
For more information on GreenSpaces NY or on Ecopreneur Clubhouse Membership, contact Roberto Rhett- firstname.lastname@example.org