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Special Programs

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Make the most of your GreenBiz 23 experience by participating in our special programs including yoga, desert hikes, zero waste tours, the after party and more.

Wellness Activities by Nike

Take a moment to ground yourself during your time in Scottsdale by participating in meditation and yoga practices hosted by Nike trainers on-site at GreenBiz 23. Schedule and details below.

Wednesday, February 15:

6:15-7:15 AM: Power Yoga

9:15-9:45 AM: Meditation

10:05-10:25 AM: Meditation

12:30-1:00 PM: Yin Yoga

2:45-3:15 PM: Meditation

3:50-4:10 PM: Meditation 

Thursday, February 16:

6:15-7:15 AM: Power Yoga

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Mornings in Nature

Wake up to Nature: Hike with WWF

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 8:30-11:30 AM

Get some fresh air by joining expert guides for a morning hike through the beautiful Arizona desert. During the hike, guides will share information, anecdotes, and observations about the area. 

Location: The group will depart from the JW Marriott Camelback Inn via shuttle promptly at 8:30 AM and return by 11:30 AM. Meeting at the roundabout.


Sunrise Bird Walk with BirdLife International

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Join Patricia Zurita, CEO of BirdLife International, on a pre-breakfast bird stroll on the grounds of the JW Marriott Camelback Inn. Seek out the birds of Maricopa County and learn about their habits, migratory patterns and more.

Location: Meeting at Sonoran Terrance 

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Personal Coaching for World-Changers

Laurie McGinley is an executive coach focused on supporting climate entrepreneurs and visionaries to use all their gifts and work with greater ease, joy and speed. She uses a unique process to reveal blind spots and works with clients to overcome internal barriers and tap into their intuition, strengths and authentic voice. You’ll leave your complimentary 30-minute one-on-one coaching session feeling lighter and with a renewed sense of possibility. This opportunity is best for those who are open and ready to change in a meaningful way.

Sign-ups are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.


WM’s Zero Waste Tour

Join WM on a Zero Waste Tour to understand what goes into creating a zero-waste event like GreenBiz 23! From working with vendors and engaging attendees to setting procurement requirements and coordinating waste services, WM will answer all your questions. This 30-minute tour will provide insight into the collaboration that goes on behind the scenes. Meet outside of the Arizona Ballroom at the start of the break to participate in the tour. Tour leaders will be holding a sign so you can spot them easily. 


  • Tuesday, 3:00-3:45 PM
  • Wednesday, 3:45 - 4:15 PM
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After Party

Enjoy a fun-filled evening with drinks and more opportunities to connect with fellow attendees! 

The After Party will take place at Rita's Cactus Patch on Wednesday, February 15, at 9:00 PM.

Greenbiz After Party