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As a Digital Marketing Manager Justine provides a strategy that is executed through online communications that includes the web and social media channels to connect with the community.

June MeetGreenChat – Can We Meet Safely and Sustainably?

Hybrid and in-person events are coming back and we thought it was time to start thinking about meeting safely and sustainably. This month's #MeetGreenChat is on 6/9/21 at 11AM PT. Below is the list of questions we will be asking to talk about meeting safely and sustainably. How safe is recycling at a venue now [...]

May MeetGreenChat – Taking Action on Social Equity

Supporting people is just as important as protecting our planet. You can’t focus on the planet unless you focus on people. Thinking about people and planet has brought our team together to start the discussions of social equity amongst ourselves and out in our community. We have started asking questions of hosting organization on their [...]

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

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 [...]

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

December MeetGreenChat – Lessons Learned & What is the Silver Lining of 2020

It's the end of year and we just hosted our last #MeetGreenChat. The topic was "Lessons Learned & What is the Silver Lining of 2020", this topic sparked a lot of great conversation. Here's are some of what we discussed: What 3 words describe 2020 to you? A1: Flexibility, Resilience, and Creativity. (there are others, [...]

By |2020-12-07T23:30:37+00:00December 7th, 2020|MeetGreenChat, Technology, Virtual Events|0 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

November MeetGreenChat – Carbon Conscious Eating

Many of the topics in the world of being more sustainable has been carbon and your carbon footprint. In this month's #MeetGreenChat we discussed "Carbon Conscious Eating". It's always a good time to talk about food and connecting our food choices with our carbon footprint is something we can all participate in. Find out more [...]

By |2020-11-17T23:19:35+00:00November 17th, 2020|Blog, Conference Management, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?

This year brought virtual events front and center. Along with meeting virtually it also gave us insight into the impacts of sustainability. Have you wondered "What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?". We did and we came up with a way to tell the story of virtual events and their benefits. When you don't [...]

By |2021-03-22T22:19:26+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, SDGs, Sustainability, Virtual Events|2 Comments
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