jpretorious

About jpretorious

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.

A Pivotal Moment Thanks to a Styrofoam Cup

A Styrofoam Cup & the Aha Moment How did a styrofoam cup change the path of an event company? In the early days of event planning at MeetGreen, there was an “Aha” moment that changed the course of our planning. This moment would pave the way for our planning of sustainable events and our [...]

By |2024-06-04T19:48:15+00:00June 4th, 2024|Blog, Conference Management, Sustainability|0 Comments

Cool Things Clients Do – Corporate Responsibility Issue

What does it mean for organizations to actively promote corporate responsibility, especially during events where they convene their communities to further their work worldwide? In our series highlighting our clients and their innovative ideas around events, this issue focuses on Corporate Responsibility. Our clients have been up to some cool stuff! Environmental Justice Walking Tour [...]

My Event Footprint Tool Helps You Tell Your Sustainable Story

There’s a sustainable story to every event but you may not know how to tell it. We have created an easy-to-use tool to help you. The My Event Footprint asks a few data points from your event and then it will generate fun facts and data for you to use. You will be able to [...]

Zero Waste Challenge Accepted!

The MeetGreen team loves a good challenge, especially if it involves working together and making the world a better place. Kathryn Kellogg from "Going Zero Waste" created a zero-waste challenge that inspired our team. During February, we began our journey to take on this challenge and learn from one another throughout the 28 days. [...]

By |2023-08-07T21:39:52+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Blog, Food Waste, Sustainability, Zero Waste|0 Comments

MeetGreen’s Top 5 Posts of 2021

We took a look back and here are MeetGreen's top 5 posts for 2021! Topics of sustainability, carbon footprint accounting, digital event gifting, net zero virtual events, and supporting diverse small businesses.  Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living Approachable methods to digesting sustainability that will give you the tools and pep talk you [...]

MeetGreenChat – Risks Rewards Resilience with Sponsors

We continued our theme of "Risks, Rewards, and Resilience" at our latest #MeetGreenChat. We focused on sponsors and the discussions were lively and interesting! Here's a recap of our discussions: What role do your sponsors play at your events? Sponsors are valued partners; how do you enroll them into your planning process?

Is Meeting In-Person the Best Choice?

Ask the Sustainable Events ExpertKicking our "Ask the Expert" series off we thought we would start with "How to Decide if Meeting In-Person is the Best Choice". This specifically addresses environmental impact decisions. You may be wondering how you can still meet in-person and lower your impact on the environment. The [...]

MeetGreenChat – Risks Rewards Resilience with Event Technology

This month's #MeetGreenChat was all about the risks, rewards, and resilience of event technology. The discussion touched upon a variety of technologies but did not cover it all. It's a big topic to discuss and I'm sure there will be other opportunities to chat about it again in the future. For now, here are the [...]

The 2021 Fall Event Season is Here

The Fall event season is here and the MeetGreen team is ready to go! The event season may look a little different this year with some events in-person, hybrid, or even virtual. Our team is rolling with the changes! As we navigate through these uncertain times I know our team is resilient, resourceful, and adaptable. [...]

By |2024-07-09T21:42:24+00:00September 14th, 2021|Blog, Conference Management, Q32021, Sustainability|0 Comments

August MeetGreenChat – Single-Use Plastic

Our August #MeetGreenChat was all about single-use plastic and events. The discussions around single-use plastic were lively and informative. Here are some highlights from the discussion. Is it important for you or your organization to avoid using single-use plastic at events? Why is reducing single-use plastic important even though many venues and communities have a [...]

By |2021-09-17T23:20:53+00:00August 10th, 2021|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Q22021, Sustainability|0 Comments
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