Forbes Living TV to Present How to Have a Green Holiday Segment


St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2014

Forbes Living TV producers are working on a segment just in time for the holiday season. There are many creative ways to adopt the green lifestyle from wrapping gifts in fabric and ribbon to decorating tables and rooms with natural elements from the outdoors. The show will share Eco-friendly travel tips and ideas on how to make environmentally-friendly cards for friends and family. The exciting show highlights the most popular trends in the How to Have a Green Holiday Season airing soon on popular cable television networks across America.

About Forbes Riley

Forbes Riley, recently named America’s Most Loved Health & Fitness Innovator, is known for bringing affordable, high-quality fitness, health, and household products to consumers worldwide. Recognized for her marketing prowess, Ms. Riley is famous for launching products that solve tough challenges and make everyday life easier. This includes some of the most successful product promotions of all time, including the Jack LaLanne Juicer. As the co-creator, co-executive producer, and host of Forbes Living, Ms. Riley motivates others by informing, educating, branding, and creating consumer awareness on a variety of products. Ms. Riley boasts a huge following on her website and on social media. She also has a regular presence on networks including ESPN, TLC, Fit-TV, Animal Planet, ABC Family, and Home Shopping Network.

About Forbes Living

The groundbreaking talk show combines the most highly recognized product spokeswoman with new and innovative products designed to engage viewers in a fun, informative, and entertaining fashion. Watch out for upcoming broadcasts nationally on WE tv (Womens Entertainment

Local Organic Mattress Manufacturer Has Released Their 2015 Top Choice In Chemical-Free Mattress Review for President’s Day Sale


San Francisco, ca (PRWEB) February 06, 2015

TheFutonShop.com, the national leader in organic and chemical-free futon mattresses, has released their Top Seller List for 2015.

After The Futon Shop reviewed all of its futon mattress sales from 2014, the organic manufacturer and retailer noticed a trend: that consumers are more akin to organic living, from the high result of chemical-free futon mattresses sold. The word “organic” was once used for food, but now, it is connected with home design, clothing, architecture, cleaning supplies and so much more. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Facebook are two influential sites that have opened up the discussion and helped spread the organic message, helping to inform the public about organic living. There is a higher supply and demand in regards to trending topics such as organic living, chemical-free choices, and sustainable practices. Reviewing all of the mattresses sold throughout the past year, 2014 was the best year for buying chemical-free mattresses.

As for the Top Seller List for The Futon Shop, there are three organic mattresses that have outsold the rest: The EcoPure, Chemical Free, and Pure Comfort. All three mattress brands are pesticide-free, petrochemical-free, and have no chemically made fire retardants. Each mattress has its own unique quality and comfort level. The Comfort Rest is firm with organic cotton, virgin wool and organic latex. The EcoPure has just two ingredients: wool and organic latex. These two chemical-free ingredients are perfect for sleeping on a firm mattress with a plush topper feel. Lastly, the chemical-free Pure Comfort futon is a favorite among traditional mattress sleepers. This mattress is rated as the top of the chemical-free mattresses because of its three inch pocketed coils and surrounding organic cotton and virgin wool. The chemical-free Pure Comfort mattress is a soft and plush and is best used as a couch to sink into for hours or a bed to doze off into dream land.

About The Futon Shop:

The Futon Shop is dedicated to making futon mattresses without chemicals of any kind. The Futon Shop is a mattress manufacturer and retailer that maintains sustainable practices, hand-making each mattress in San Francisco. The Futon Shop leads the nation as the largest organic futon mattress retailer and manufacturer because they provide customers with premium quality and comfortable furniture. The Futon Shop specializes in organic futon mattresses, natural platform beds, modern sofa designs, futon frames, decorative futon covers, eco-friendly soy-based folding foam, and a large selection of kids and dorm room furniture.







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2nd Annual Techweek Los Angeles Primed for Kickoff

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2014

Techweek, the nations leading technology conference and festival showcasing and enabling innovation ecosystems, will kickoff on Monday, November 17, 2014, as it enters its second year in Los Angeles.

Techweek Los Angeles 2014, presented by American Airlines, is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation dedicated to uniting visionaries, thought leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs under a purpose-built big tent on the Santa Monica Pier. Techweek LA will be the first technology conference and festival to ever take place on the Pier and joins the venues list of “firsts. These include the first ever live-TV broadcast of a variety show, the unveiling of the first and only solar powered Ferris wheel in the world, The Pacific Wheel, and the first two-person beach volleyball game, which originated next to the Pier.

Techweek LA will culminate in its signature two-day conference and expo on November 20-21, 2014. The event will highlight the unique intersections that exist within technology, including those in social impact, health, finance, e-commerce, fashion, startups and more. The booming local innovation ecosystem will be center stage throughout the week, and the conference and expo provides a space for all who are passionate about technology to be part of the conversation. This year, the conference and expo will feature:

High-Profile Speakers: Techweek LA 2014 will showcase influential leaders and influencers in technology who will cover topics including innovation, entrepreneurship, trends, and more as it relates to both the LA technology community and beyond. Notable names include: Adam Goldenberg (Founder & CEO, JustFab), Jane Poynter (CEO, World View Enterprises, Inc.), Scott Painter (CEO, TrueCar), Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder, Femgineer; Founding Engineer, Mint.com), Elliot Kotek (Co-founder, Not Impossible Labs), and Laura Goldberg (CMO, LegalZoom). There will also be a number of exciting panels on topics that include social innovation and impact, big data, green technology, fashion, sharing economies, and more. A complete schedule can be found at: http://techweek.com/schedule/losangeles/.
LAUNCH Competition: 50+ of LAs most promising young entrepreneurs will compete for cash and sponsor-donated gifts valued at $ 50,000 from 12pm-4:30pm on Thursday, November 20. Each participating startup will pitch its business to attendees and anonymous judges as they compete for the final round selection. A panel of top tech and business leaders will ultimately decide the winner of the 2014 Techweek Los Angeles LAUNCH Competition.
Hiring Fair: Whether searching for a new, exciting role or looking to bring an idea to fruition, the Hiring Fair is all about matching talented candidates with the right jobs. The Hiring Fair features some of the best companies in technology, ranging from startups to well-established brands such as DirecTV, TrueCar, and Cornerstone OnDemand. Attendees who bring a resume will be granted complimentary access to the Hiring Fair, which will take place from 12pm 5pm on Friday, November 21.
Hackathon: The Techweek LA Hackathon presented by General Assembly and also in partnership with ChallengePost, F6S, Rackspace, Sinch, and Uber, will be a one-day marathon filled with innovation and development. Talented developers, designers, and entrepreneurs will participate in an all-day frenzy of fun, camaraderie, and coding. The day-long event begins at 9pm on Friday, November 21 and ends at 5pm on Saturday, November 22. A celebration for the winning team will take place following the conclusion of the event at 7pm and is open to the public. To register or learn more information about the Hackathon please visit http://techweeklahackathon.challengepost.com.
FashionTECH Runway Show: The latest in wearables and e-commerce will bring the intersection of technology and fashion front-and-center at the FashionTECH Runway Show. The show will feature designs and fashions from: JustFab, Trumaker, Muse, Vrai & Oro, 1st Round Athletics, and more. The show will also feature technology leaders on the catwalk in the latest styles provided by participating brands and e-retailers.

There has been a recent influx of remarkable ideas and conversations emerging from the Los Angeles technology community, said Iain Shovlin, Chairman of Techweek. The local innovation ecosystem is not only growing quickly, but is also producing a new wave of successful entrepreneurs, startups, and innovations. We are proud to showcase this at the second annual Techweek LA event and look forward to facilitating new ideas and relationships as we bring everyone together under our big tent on the Santa Monica Pier.

Top sponsors of Techweek Los Angeles 2014 include: American Airlines, FameBit, Media Temple, ezVerify, Bannerman, Interoute, IDA Ireland, and Dell.

To learn more about Techweek Los Angeles or to register, visit http://techweek.com/losangeles.

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ABOUT TECHWEEK

Techweek is a 7-day technology conference and festival that celebrates and enables innovation ecosystems in five cities across the country: Chicago, Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. With Techweek as a conduit, a spotlight is able to shine on each individual technology community, providing entrepreneurs, innovators, influencers, and visionaries to share ideas, sparking game-changing conversations and inspiring action.

Past speakers at Techweek include Jonah Peretti (Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed), Karen Sumberg (Diversity Pod Leader, Google), Travis Kalanick (CEO, Uber), Reshma Saujani (Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code), Dan Gilbert (Founder, Quicken Loans), Alexis Ohanian (Co-founder, Reddit), Rahm Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), and Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Muse). Techweek has garnered more than 200 sponsors including Uber, Microsoft, Yelp, Motorola, Groupon, Redbox, WordPress, American Airlines, and more.







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The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Celebrates Valentine’s Day All Month Long With Cupid’s Communal Table

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 29, 2015

Sans Valentine this year, but ready to meet your mate? Enter Cupids Communal Table at The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Offered on Valentines Day, as well as on Fridays throughout the month of February, the special dining event series aims at bringing singles together over a shareable, family-style dinner by the fire in the hotels chic and romantic Living Room.

Perfect for singles, friends, or small groups of up to 8 people, Cupids Communal Table gives guests the opportunity to mix and mingle in the comfort of the hotels Living Room. Long revered as one of Washingtons most romantic destinations, the Living Room offers a warm and inviting place to meet someone new with its dramatic wood-burning fireplace, cozy lounge seating, and soaring exposed brick walls.

Highlights from the seasonally-driven Cupids Communal Table dinner menu include: Butternut Squash Soup; Braised Short Ribs with Loaded Tri-Color Baby Potatoes and Heirloom Carrots; Buttermilk and Pickle Brined Fried Chicken with Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips; and a Chefs selection of decadent Valentines day treats. The hotels expert bartenders will also be on hand with cocktail and wine pairings for each course, and guests are invited to linger afterwards at the bar or take advantage of the cozy seating by the fire in the living room.

Cupids Communal Table is priced at $ 125 per person, is all inclusive, and will be available February 6, 13, 14, 20, and 27, with seating times available at 7 pm and 9 pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged, and can be made by calling (202) 912-4146.

For more information or reservations for The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C., please call the hotel directly at (202) 912-4100 or visit http://www.ritzcarlton.com/georgetown. Connect with us at http://www.facebook.com/RitzCarltonGeorgetown.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 87 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com, and for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).

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Go Green and Romantic This Valentines Day

Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2015

Giving Plants, a plant and gift mail-order retailer, is offering an eco-friendly, more romantic, longer lasting alternative to candy and roses for Valentines Day shoppers in the United States.

Roses are beautiful, but only for a few days, said Brad Gebert, president, Giving Plants. Valentines Day gifts are meant to represent the love or affection the giver has for the recipient. Cut roses die, but plants grow and thrive, like love does. People love gifts that grow, and fondly remember the occasion and your thoughtful gesture.

Giving Plants customers can choose from flowering plants and non-flowering plants to give a gift thats not only romantic and long lasting but good for the environment too.

Plants make the world better, said Gebert. They help improve the indoor air quality in an office or home, and most of our plants are locally sourced. No other gift offers the same freshness or longevity, and our plants are always priority shipped so they arrive healthy, beautiful and ready to enjoy.

Plants ordered are hand selected to make sure that each gift is in perfect condition and ready for the journey to the recipient. Each is individually wrapped, with a visible and easy-to-open gift message, and carefully placed in a custom package designed for that particular plant type.

All live plant products come with Giving Plants 7-Day Freshness Guarantee, and the company will replace any plant that expires within a week of arrival.

To order your special Valentines Day gift, go to http://www.givingplants.com or call 888-320-0631.

About Giving Plants

Giving Plants is family owned and operated in Carlsbad, CA and is committed to bringing their customers healthy, live plant gifts – locally grown. Each plant is hand selected and carefully packed to ensure it arrives in perfect condition. In addition to attentive care, the online plant company provides a 7-Day Freshness Guarantee on every plant sold. Giving Plants guarantees a fast, convenient alternative to cut flowers that is both thoughtful and eco-friendly. For information or to order, call 888-320-0631 or go to http://www.givingplants.com.