Host Site Coordinator and Co-Coordinator: Gulf Hydrocarbon and Sage PR
Event Type: Daytime Trade Show
Attendees: 70 General Public
Event Highlights: Houston took part in the 2008 Odyssey under the sponsorship of Gulf Hydrocarbon, a Houston-based biodiesel distributor. City councilman and Houston’s biggest advocate for sustainable energy solutions, Mayor-elect Peter Brown, attended with his chief of staff. Electric cars, biodiesel, and flex-fuel vehicles were showcased in an outside parking lot. During the event, attendees were offered test drives of an electric car as well as an electric bike. In addition, a local Chevrolet dealer was on hand to display and answer questions regarding their hybrid models. FUEL magazine also ran a three page ad on the event, drawing even more outside attention.