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April MeetGreenChat – In Honor of Earth Day

In this month's #MeetGreenChat we discussed Earth Day! We had fun with some trivia questions and then share our own thoughts around Earth Day and celebrations. What year was the very 1st Earth Day? Almost! 1970 is the correct answer!!! #MeetGreenChat https://t.co/o1Wbqm1WFB— MeetGreen (@MeetGreen) April 7, 2021 Why was it created? A2) Wisconsin Senator Gaylord [...]

By |2021-04-13T17:02:16+00:00April 5th, 2021|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Q12021|0 Comments

What Does Event Health and Safety Look Like in 2021?

Event health and safety are important to us here at MeetGreen. We pride ourselves on taking every precaution to keep event participants safe and healthy. From the beginning, we planned for health and safety. In 1994, we developed an Emergency Response Plan to keep everyone protected with our first event for 2,500 people. The plan [...]

March MeetGreenChat – Let’s Talk Hybrid Meetings

Hybrid meetings is the topic for the #MeetGreenChat on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021’s! Join us on Twitter at 11:00 AM PT. What are the key components of hybrid meetings? A1 I'd say the key component is distributed participants. Perhaps there is a central site, multiple local clusters, but there is a combination of gathering methods [...]

Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living

As I’ve gotten older, my expectations of others have softened. After all, everyone arrives at the present moment knowing exactly what their experiences have taught them. I try not to presume to know: How someone has landed here. How their opinions have been formed. What makes them do what they do. I’m not always [...]

By |2021-04-13T17:04:18+00:00February 25th, 2021|Blog, Environmental Realist, Q12021, Sustainability|4 Comments

We are Committed to Net Zero Virtual Events for Our Clients

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” ~ Nelson Henderson This quote represents our values at MeetGreen. We believe in a sustainable future for the planet and her people. We are committed to making a difference. Your Carbon Footprint Even when [...]

By |2021-04-13T17:05:09+00:00February 18th, 2021|Blog, Q12021, Sustainability, Virtual Events|0 Comments

February MeetGreenChat – What’s New with COVID Event Planning?

This month's #MeetGreenChat discussions were around event planning and COVID-19. We wanted to take the time to start thinking about hybrid and in-person meeting planning. To help us with the discussions we invited Alan Kleinfeld who provided the questions and participated in the chat. Here are some highlights of "What's New with COVID Event Planning?": [...]

Sustainable Tips for the Holidays and Year Round

Last year we highlighted sustainable tips for the holidays with in-person gatherings in mind. This year we looked at our twelve sustainable tips and gave them an update considering the current state of the world. These sustainable tips are not only good for the holidays but can be used year-round. Here are some ideas to [...]

By |2020-12-15T23:44:56+00:00December 15th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

If You Think Virtual Events Are Just a Zoom Call, Think Again!

We have all participated in meetings via Zoom and have seen people's pets, bedrooms, and loved ones appearing on screen. We have had to remind each to mute and unmute, to share their screens, and to turn on their cameras. Thinking a Zoom call is the same as a virtual event is misleading. Our first [...]

By |2020-12-12T00:09:43+00:00December 11th, 2020|Blog, Virtual Events|3 Comments

How to Celebrate this Thanksgiving Holiday

This year’s Thanksgiving celebration here in the US is going to look different due to COVID-19 and depending on where you live there may be stricter restrictions than other areas. I look at it as an opportunity to shift my perspective on what is important and maybe even try something new this holiday season. We [...]

By |2020-11-24T18:12:49+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Tips, Virtual Events|0 Comments

Lessons from a Midwest Upbringing

There’s something about growing up off the beaten path that makes a person oddly proud. Don’t get me wrong, as I packed up the van 10 years ago with 3 of my closest friends headed west, "pride" was the last thing I felt towards my hometown. I was thrilled to be putting the Midwest [...]

By |2020-11-19T00:34:12+00:00November 18th, 2020|Blog, Environmental Realist|0 Comments
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