Tom Bowman is an engaging and sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator. Whether he is addressing business leaders, students, scientists or other professionals, his depth of experience, comfort with audiences and innate sense of humor lead to memorable, inspiring experiences. Tom always delivers fresh insights with unexpected clarity.

Topics range from green business strategies to global environmental change, from the communications process to engagement strategies and techniques about global issues.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • Octanorm Service Partners International Meeting Keynote. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Speaking Experience

  • 5D Institute
  • American Association of Museums
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Public Health Association
  • Aquarium of the Pacific Aquatic Academy
  • Behavior Energy and Climate Change Conference
  • Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara
  • California Air Resources Board
  • California State University Long Beach
  • Center for Sustainable Energy
  • Climate Leadership Conference
  • Climate Smarts Summit
  • Cranbrook Institute
  • Exhibit Designers and Producers Association
  • Exhibitor Show
  • Energy, Utility and Environment Conference
  • Event Design Summit
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Great Energy Efficiency Day
  • Green Event Summit
  • Green Meetings Industry Council
  • Green Port Network
  • Health Care Exhibitors Association
  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services Keynote. Delhi, India
  • International Polar Year
  • Long Beach Community College
  • Long Beach Green Business Council
  • Los Angeles Harbor Association
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Municipal Green Buildings Conference
  • National Governors Association
  • National Science Foundation
  • Ocean On the Edge National Workshop
  • On Sustainability
  • Professional Convention Management Association
  • Redlands High School
  • Science On a Sphere User Community
  • Sierra Club
  • Society of Environmental Graphic Designers
  • Sustainable Napa County
  • The Climate Registry
  • Trade Show Exhibitors Association
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Redlands



“Tom provides just the right amount of inspiration and big picture information along with practicality and ideas for action. Whether Tom is talking about setting big, audacious goals, or providing real-world examples for other business people to follow, he pushes us all toward greater achievements in sustainability.”
— Jeri Gill, CEO, Sustainable Napa County

“Tom Bowman is an amazing voice for environmental consciousness. Audiences respond to his clarity and commitment as he helps them implement green action plans for their companies.”
— Margit Weisgal, Trade Show Exhibitors Association

“When I think of Tom Bowman, I think of someone who can take a large amount of information and compress it into bite-sized pieces that a group of us can get our arms around.”
— Sally Shifke, President of the Board of Directors, Children’s Museum of Tampa

“I call it the ‘Bowmanscope’—expressing the core of a vision with a clarity that speaks to the heart.”
— Brad Rothenberg, World Cup Organizing Committee