Celebration of the Sea & fieldXperience Have Riptide Festival 2019 Training Student Professionals To Be Work-Ready While Improving Live Event Workforce

Education Meets Experience On Some Of The Biggest Experiential Stages In The Country

Celebration of the Sea is proud to continue serving as the official charity of Entercom Communications’ Riptide Music Festival which is attended each year by over 30,000 people on Fort Lauderdale beach. The event serves as South Florida’s largest alternative and classic hits music festival. This year’s 2019 event will be held on November 23rd and 24th and will be headlined by leading acts such as: The Killers, The 1975, Jimmy Eat World, Judah & The Lion, The Revivalists, & many more!

As the official charity of Riptide, the Celebration of the Sea Foundation will again produce and host the “Celebration of the Sea Pavilion” and the event’s “Eco-Discovery Zone” which will feature a wide variety of environmental education and community resiliency exhibits and activities. Celebration of the Sea will be collaborating with leading brands to create large-scale public events and activations that inspire, educate and engage people around the world to protect the ocean and natural resources. A specific focus of the exhibits will focus on the development of resilient communities and STREAM (Science, Technology, Recreation, Engineering, Arts & Music) education.

Riptide’s “Celebration of the Sea Pavilion” is designed to increase over-arching awareness towards community resilience and environmental conservation as the hub of all the amazing interactive experiences that Riptide attendees post, share and continue to talk about for years to come. The exhibits feature a wide variety of exciting and innovative environmental and educational hands-on activities and exhibits 3D underwater artificial reef diving experiences with Pompano Beach Shipwreck Park (Tututle stetment) Yashis stemtent etc. and a beach cleanup. The exhibits are co-hosted this year by Shipwreck Park, Sea Turtle Oversight Protection, Scuba Nation, and Ft. Lauderdale Beach Sweep!

Celebration of the Sea Foundation is excited to partner with KAHANI for identifying the environmental benefits of eliminating single use plastic cutlery and styrofoam food containers from the event. KAHANI will also be creating a waste management plan for Riptide Festival to reduce their environmental impact from the event, focusing on food waste and single use plastics. KAHANI will be weaving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals into all the efforts from Celebration of the Sea Foundation during the Riptide Festival 2019.

Additionally, Celebration of the Sea Foundation is pleased to announce that this year a unique new partnership at Riptide with FieldXperience, who is preparing the next generation of student professionals to be work-ready while improving organizations’ live event workforce. FieldXperience has developed a 2-part program where education meets experience combining book learning with experience on some of the biggest experiential stages in the country – the Riptide Music Festival is the perfect experiential learning lab for local students who are especially passionate about environmental resiliency. The Celebration of the Sea and FiledXperience stall will incorporate and feature students from Keiser University’s Environmental Studies and Sport Management to name a few, as well as Broward Community College students from multiple disciplines. FieldXperience’s co-founder Sharyn Outtrim said, “fieldXperience is partnering with organizations that are in sync with our values of creating a better world – Celebration of the Sea is the perfect partner that is mutually beneficial to both of our missions of teaching the next gen (COFS = high school kids on ocean resiliency and protection; fieldX = university and community college students on business skills needed for their careers of any kind and applying the learnings at events (learning lab)”

Concession operations for the Riptide Festival are provided by Martini Bar Doral Catering & Events which utilizes bio-degradable and compostable serving vessels eliminating single use plastic and styrofoam to support the environment.

About ENTERCOM Communications Corporation

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country. Entercom is a purpose-driven company, deeply committed to entertaining and informing its listeners with the best locally curated music, news, sports, and talk content, driven by compelling local personalities. Entercom delivers superior ROI by connecting its customers and audiences through its leading local brands and unparalleled local marketing solutions and its SmartReach Digital product suite. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.Entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

About The Celebration of the Sea Foundation

The Celebration of the Sea Foundation is a Florida-based 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization, dedicated to producing engaging, entertaining, and educational programs for children and families with a specific focus on the world’s oceans and marine habitats. The Foundation’s primary activities are centered on STREAM (Science, Technology, Resiliency, Engineering, Arts and Math) and designed to raise public awareness, particularly among children, of both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems while simultaneously helping to instill a sense of stewardship toward the animals that inhabit them. The Foundation’s programs focus on ways in which each of us can make a positive impact on the environment while placing specific emphasis on the world’s ecological systems. For more information about the Celebration of the Sea Foundation, visit www.CelebrationoftheSea.org.

About fieldXperience

FieldX Values: Trained candidates will succeed the right way. We teach soft skills and relationships so that doing the right thing becomes a success metric for students and employers alike; ethical and human interaction lead to better outcomes. Celebration of the Sea is aligned with our values and our mission to provide students with our is a unique two-part program where education meets experience on their proprietary platform combining micro-learning with opportunities for experience at some of the biggest events in the country. It’s the only company to combine a high-tech work-ready skills training in easy to understand modules with specific skills that professionals in any career needs. fieldXperience will provide today’s all-star workforce and tomorrow’s superheroes.

About Kahani

KAHANI: a story, story of a product, story of a company, story of a community, the story of our planet!

KAHANI is a sustainability consulting firm. KAHANI works with the organizations to assess, reduce and manage their environmental and social impacts while reducing their operating cost. KAHANI’s services target to improve the triple bottom line of organizations by providing these services – Sustainability Planning Services, Carbon Emissions Calculation, and Social Impact Assessment. KAHANI also provides workshops and seminars for educating stakeholders for embedding sustainability to the core of the organization. KAHANI helps companies align United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. “