Eventscom launches environmental drive
Manama, March 30, 2010
Eventscom Bahrain, a leading PR and communications agency, has launched its Environmental Treasure Hunt, aimed to raise awareness of various environmental issues as well as change people’s behaviour towards the environment.
Themed “Changing behavior towards the environment”, the seventh annual Environmental Treasure Hunt is being organised with the Bahrain Women’s Association.
Starting May, Eventscom will also hold a variety of supporting events for the drive, all of which will be open to the public. Interesting workshops will be held comparing various activities such as a photography competition, a garage sale and a fashion show, among others.
“Year after year and since we have started this campaign, we took in consideration our role towards our Kingdom in order to maintain its safety and cleanliness just as we inherited it,” said Zahra Taher, CEO and founder of Eventscom.
“We try our best to raise awareness in a fun and unique way in order to change the individual’s behavior towards the environment,” she added.
“During the past years we have worked so hard to raise the environmental awareness in order to change people’s behavior towards our environment and we conducted that through workshops that addressed to housewives, children, the youth and specialists in different fields.”
“We will continue to have successful competitions such as the photography competition and the recyclable fashion show along with the kids summer camp and the final day activities where many organizations participate with a team and compete against each other to win the grand prize,” Taher said.
“We will start our campaign activities with a free special workshop for media about the important role the media has in saving the environment and all media members are welcome to be a part of it,” she added.
Dr Adel Al Zayani, director – Directorate Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife (the Commission), said: “We see the environmental event growing every year and bringing more attention to our environment.
The commission is happy to announce its full support with all requirements for Eventscom to achieve their goal and everybody’s concern; our environment to maintain it healthy for our coming generations.”
Saba Al Asfoor, head of Bahrain Women Association, said: “This campaign is the soul of citizenship for the three parties (governmental, private sector and civil society) where all put together their efforts to guarantee success to the campaign.”
The Marriott Executive Apartments are the venue sponsors for the event, the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service