RE/MAX Sponsors 2013 Artists for Conservation Festival

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - April 25, 2013 - AFC is pleased to announce that leading international real estate agency, RE/MAX will be the Title Sponsor for the 2013 international Artists for Conservation Festival.

AFC President Jeffrey Whiting explains: "We're thrilled to be partnering with RE/MAX to present the third Artists for Conservation Festival in North Vancouver this fall. In addition to RE/MAX's geographic reach, their corporate values and commitment to environment, education and community are a wonderful match with AFC. Their support represents a milestone for the festival and a welcomed boost and step forward in its growth and development. We look very much forward to working with the RE/MAX team."

This year marks the 3rd annual Artists for Conservation (AFC) Festival. The 10-day community-based event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world's top conservation-themed art exhibit of 90 original paintings and sculptures. All artwork sales benefit conservation. It's a unique opportunity for public to engage with inspiring master artists from around the world, learn about conservation issues through a series of informative events and support conservation.

"Several of our agents attended the Artists for Conservation Festival in 2012, and were very impressed with the quality of the event" says Laura Dereniowski, chair of the RE/MAX Lower Mainland Advertising Committee. "RE/MAX agents wholeheartedly support Artists for Conservation, and look forward to sponsoring the festival in 2013". With associates in over 40 locations throughout the Lower Mainland, RE/MAX is the global leader in real estate sales and one of the world's most recognizable brands. Visit for more information.

The Artists for Conservation Festival opens to public at 10 a.m. September 28, 2013 through October 6 at Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver. A special ticketed preview, celebration of art and conservation will be held at our annual fundraising gala on for September 27 at Grouse Mountain. Festival programming is included with Grouse Mountain admission ticket. For detailed Festival information, program schedule and special festival admission passes, visit


About Artists for Conservation
Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs. For more information, visit

About RE/MAX
From a single office that opened in 1973 in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX has grown into a global real estate network of franchisee-owned and -operated offices with nearly 90,000 Sales Associates. Those agents constitute the world's most productive real estate sales force. Through their efforts, they've made it possible to say that nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. With associates in over 40 locations throughout the Lower Mainland, RE/MAX has the right agent to satisfy your residential or commercial real estate needs. Visit to help find an agent that is right for you.

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