There’s never been a better time to get started on greening your events. A new year is on the horizon, events are being reinvented to be more experiential, new events are starting up and hope is in the air. So, what’s stopping you? Like any good resolution, the hardest part is getting started, so let us give you some ideas.
Whether you decide on one or all ten of the following sustainable practices, you will be a step ahead of last year and on your way to a greener future. The practices were all initiated to provide either cost savings, water savings, energy efficiency or to improve social issues. In some cases, all of the above.
These easy requests will enroll your venues, vendors and key stakeholders and all you have to do is ask…
Nancy J. Zavada, CMP Fellow, President, MeetGreen, is internationally recognized as an innovator in the sustainable event field. Nancy founded MeetGreen, a sustainable events agency in 1994. MeetGreen is certified as an ISO-20121 and Women-Owned Business. Nancy oversees sustainable initiatives for corporate and non-profit organizations. She co-founded the Green Meeting Industry Council in 2004 which is now part of Events Industry Council and has authored three books on sustainable events.