[GRRN] Application Deadline Extended for Midwest Recycling Investment Forum

Michael Alexander (malexand@sover.net)
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 12:35:09 -0400

for businesses to apply to participate in the


Presented by the Mid-America Council of Recycling Officials
in conjunction with the National Recycling Congress and Exposition
Co-organized by the Northeast Recycling Council, National Recycling
Coalition and Kirkworks
Sponsored by the U.S. EPA, Region V

The Forum--
An exclusive opportunity for new and expanding recycling companies
seeking equity. The selected firms will make presentations of their
business plans to a diverse investor audience including: individual
"angel" investors, venture capitalists, bankers, corporate investors,
investment intermediaries, government finance agencies and other

"The Midwest Recycling Investment Forum helped us hone our skills and
resulted in substantial growth in our business." Charlie Benson,
President, Full Circle Image, presenting business at last year's Forum.

Exposure to investors interested in opportunities in the recycling
industry, enhanced understanding of how to approach and market your
business to investors, participation in a presentation skills and
investor outreach training in Chicago prior to the Forum, business plan
evaluation by financial experts, opportunity to exhibit products and
services, and positive media attention for your company.

Where--Omni Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio

When--September 29, 1999

Interested Recycling Companies are invited to apply for participation in
the Forum. The most qualified businesses will be selected by a
committee of financial professionals, based on the quality of their
application forums and business plans. The application deadline is July
2, 1999.

Who Should Apply--

Start-up and expanding recycling businesses seeking equity capital, who
can answer yes to the following questions should apply. Does your

operate or plan to operate a facility in the Midwest Region?

process materials from the solid waste stream, manufacture products
containing recovered materials, or provide other products and services
which support recycling?

seek equity investments between $100,000 and $5,000,000, and offer
potentially strong investment returns?

offer unique products or services with documented market opportunities
and competitive advantages?

have strong, proven management or a plan for completing the management

have an up-to-date business plan, complete with financial statements?

For more information and a Forum application, contact Michael Alexander
of the Northeast Recycling Council at (888) 387-7694 or by fax at (802)
254-5870 or obtain an application from the NERC web site at

Michael Alexander
Acting Director
Northeast Recycling Council
139 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Ph: (802) 254-3636
Fax: (802) 254-5870
e-mail: malexand@sover.net