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MeetGreen works seamlessly to make your event a memorable experience; participants and sponsors alike will want to return. Whether you are looking for a single service, assistance in a few areas, or a complete package, MeetGreen delivers your event with something that very few others can: confidence and a genuine commitment to sustainability.

Sustainability Consulting

As the face of your organization, events can enhance brand, build reputation and demonstrate citizenship when they give back and reduce their environmental impacts. Our suite of event sustainability services will help you do this in a way that also reduces waste and cost.

Training & Education

As you look to bring world-class knowledge to your event management team to save money and improve your environmental footprint, consider MeetGreen. Our customized training programs are designed to accelerate the introduction of sustainable meeting practices
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  • TerraPass & MeetGreen Join Forces for Carbon Calculator Integration

    MeetGreen, a leader in sustainable events and TerraPass, innovators in environmental impact reduction for both individuals and business, have teamed up to integrate the TerraPass Carbon Calculator into the MeetGreen website.  Featured in the Resources section of the MeetGreen website, the free TerraPass calculator allows users to determine their carbon footprint and purchase corresponding offsets. […]

  • What if Money Does Grow on Trees?

    Of all the myths about sustainable meeting practices, the Money Myth stating, “Green meetings cost more money,” is the toughest to demystify.   When talking to someone about running sustainable meetings, I often hear, “I would love to but it cost too much.”  So does producing a green meeting costs more money?   It can, but it doesn’t have […]

  • Oracle OpenWorld: They Have a Vision

    If your sustainability vision for 2018 is to be “the most sustainable conference in the world” and your goals include producing zero waste to landfill, your green team must be doing impeccable work. If you are trying to accomplish this for a conference that convenes 50,327 participants from 145 countries with 11,946 hotel room nights, […]

  • Read All About It!

    Transparency. It is one of our principles. We believe in openly sharing so we can learn, help others learn and strive for a more sustainable future. With that comes the sharing of our Corporate Sustainability Report for all to see. Like the human body, there are some parts we are quite proud of, and others […]

  • Grandma was Right – Frugal Equals Sustainable

    It is said that money is what makes the world go ‘round. In the world of environmental sustainability, the overwhelming mantra is to “make the business case” for sustainability, which translates to “how will this save money. This was welcome news to me, actually, as I had been training my whole life for this. Heck, […]

  • Announcing the updated MeetGreen® Resource Kit

    An updated version of the MeetGreen® Resource Kit is now available for purchase! The Kit is an invaluable collection of resources designed to make planning sustainable meetings easier. The Kit includes the innovative If One Attendee… fun fact generator, vendor surveys, best practice guides, standards assessment forms and contract language. There are several important and […]

  • Pretentious No More

    When I started my blog in 2008, social media was fairly new to the events industry. Meeting professionals were jumping into the “green pool” and we were all paddling for our lives. I suddenly found myself in the deep end and had all sorts of advice, stories, and musings about the actual everyday process of […]

  • Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

    Helpful Tips after the Party is Over. It was all well and good on December 31st, when we raised our glasses and toasted in the New Year with all sorts of resolutions.  You know…lose weight, save money or even simplify your life.  And now here it is January and we are all doing our very […]

  • December Champions

    Happy Holidays!  As we wrap up another outstanding year at MeetGreen, we want to acknowledge some, but certainly not all, of the people who helped make it happen.  At MeetGreen, “We believe in the power of human connection.”  The examples shared highlight two points that aren’t new, but are important:  Meetings are critical for organizations […]

  • Looking for a Role Model?

    Then look no further. The UUA General Assembly has just published it’s 2014 Event Sustainability Report and it is another successful year for the planning team of Jan Sneegas, Don Plante, Steve Ransom and Stacey Dixon. Highlights from this year’s event include: Converting the Convention Center to 100% compostable serviceware for all concesions and catering […]

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  • Eclipse Foundation
    Anne Jacko
    Eclipse Foundation
    It’s been my pleasure to work with MeetGreen since 2006, so *almost* from the beginning of EclipseCon. No matter what we throw at you, your team handles it with expertise and grace. I look forward to every conference, knowing it will go smoothly and be as stress-free as possible.
  • Virgin Unite
    Bridget Baker
    Events Manager
    Virgin Unite
    Thanks so much! I continue to be impressed by MeetGreen’s thoroughness and professionalism!
  • The Taylor Group
    Kailin MacKenzie
    Project Manager
    The Taylor Group
    I felt like a priority in MeetGreen’s eyes.
  • Oracle
    Paul Salinger
    Vice President of Marketing
    Oracle
    MeetGreen is an indispensable partner and resource in performing an annual sustainability check-up. The data MeetGreen collects is essential to evaluate progress against our goal to be a zero-waste event by 2018
  • UUA
    Jan Sneegas
    Unitarian Universalist Association
    Director of Conference Services
    Our goal is to leave a legacy of improved capacity for sustainable events in every city we visit - something we’ve been able to consistently deliver throughout our decade-long partnership with MeetGreen.
  • Society for Ecological Restoration
    Levi Wickwire
    Society for Ecological Restoration
    Program Manager
    Your "If One Attendee" tool looks like a great way to engage attendees in sustainability goals.
  • Green Building Certification Institute
    Peter Templeton
    President
    Green Building Certification Institute
    You are the real deal. MeetGreen has set the bar for commitment, know-how, and results. Keep up the great work.
  • MCI
    Guy Bigwood
    Group Sustainability Director
    MCI
    The sustainability knowledge of MeetGreen’s consultants and their tools are industry leading, and help to increase implementation time while reducing work and stress levels! MeetGreen helped MCI to accelerate the introduction of green meeting practices.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Cynthia Martinez
    Division Chief
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    We never would have been able to meet the conference’s goals without the dedication, talent, and vision of your team at MeetGreen.
  • SuperComputing
    Will Pinfold
    Conference Chair
    SuperComputing
    What a pleasure it has been to work with you and your team! MeetGreen did us proud with some of the best events across the years of the conference. Only an excellent team could have pulled this conference off with such grace.
  • U.S. Green Building Council
    Kimberly Lewis
    US Green Building Council
    VP Conference & Events
    It is always wonderful to work with the leaders in our industry who are truly kicking in the door for change.
  • ISO 20121
    Tim Sunderland
    Lead Examiner
    ISO 20121
    I was very impressed with MeetGreen’s management system. It is clear that the firm has fully integrated environmental and social considerations into their business as well as into products and services that they are offering to their clients.
  • OOPSLA
    Bjorn Freeman-Benson
    Past EclipseCon & OOPSLA Conference Director
    New Relic
    I could only give you endless examples of how MeetGreen is simply the best meeting planning organization I’ve ever worked with and how they year after year, organize and execute our conferences painlessly, profitably, and to the benefit of our attendees.
  • BSR
    Pamela Ellman
    Director of Conferences
    BSR
    I rely on MeetGreen and consider them an extension of our own internal team. They are experts in what they do and consistently provide the highest level of service. I have recommended them to many colleagues because they provide professional, friendly and trustworthy service.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Cynthia Martinez
    Division Chief
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    From the many environmentally friendly aspects of conference education to the use of on-line technologies and tools, your company understood our vision for the beginning. I especially appreciated the laughter the helped get us though some high-pressure situations.
  • IEEE Computer Society
    Carmen Saliba
    IEEE Computer Society
    Supervisor, Conference Support Services
    Rebecca Mebane is an excellent choice as project coordinator. She managed to develop a rapport with the organizers that smoothed over the rough spots. (Rebecca did an) outstanding job, (was a) great negotiator and was always mindful of the conference budget. Rebecca also prepared a cost analysis which is great for future SC conferences and events. Rebecca and her team were friendly and always had smiles on their faces.
  • Eclipse
    Ian Skerrett
    Director of Marketing
    Eclipse Foundation
    I wanted to thank you and the MeetGreen for another very successful EclipseCon. It is always a pleasure working with you and your team. The feedback from the conference attendees has been very positive and we are on our way to meeting our financial goals. You and the MeetGreen team will a critical part of making this happen. The MeetGreen team is always professional, capable and fun to work with. I look forward to working with you on future conferences.
  • IMEX
    Dale Hudson
    Head of Project Development
    IMEX Group
    What sets MeetGreen apart is their many years of experience in organizing sustainable meetings. It is reassuring to know that they have come across many of the pitfalls of organizing sustainable events and have overcome many of the these with knowledge gained over a long time.