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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.

How Do You Keep Your Team Connected While Working Remotely?

Working remotely and keeping your team connected can feel like a challenge. The MeetGreen team has been working remotely for a long time and its part of who we are and how we get things done. Some of our team members, who do go into the office a few days a week, were affected by [...]

By |2020-06-19T17:18:21+00:00June 17th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

June MeetGreenChat – Sustainability as a Strategy for the Future

The #MeetGreenChat this month focused on "Sustainability as a Strategy for the Future (Sustainable & Safe)". We wanted to start thinking about in-person events and what they could look like keeping sustainability and safety in the forefront of planning future conferences. The discussions on this topic were interesting, useful, and everyone had ideas that are [...]

Pivoting from a Face-to-Face Event to a Virtual Event

The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected many industries and the meetings industry is not alone in this. In the early weeks of the pandemic the MeetGreen team had the opportunity to pivot a face-to-face meeting to a virtual meeting. The team had 10 days to make this happen. This year’s Fair Trade Campaigns Conference was [...]

By |2020-06-04T23:56:38+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Technology, Virtual Events|0 Comments

April MeetGreenChat – Reimagine Your Event

The discussion in this month's #MeetGreenChat was designed to help one another and learn ways to reimagine events going through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Our topic of discussion was around if your event was Cancelled, Postponed, or is Going Virtual. How Would You Reimagine Your Event Going Forward? Q1 Let’s take a moment and [...]

By |2020-04-02T22:19:21+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Blog, Conference Management, MeetGreenChat|0 Comments

March MeetGreenChat – Rethinking Your Event for Zero Waste

The March 4th #MeetGreenChat focused on rethinking your event for zero waste. Zero waste events is a topic of discussion that is challenging to understand. Does a zero waste event mean 100% zero waste? How would you plan for an event and measure your efforts towards zero waste? These were just some of the questions [...]

February MeetGreenChat – 2020 Sustainable Goals

Our first #MeetGreenChat for 2020 was held on the 5th of this month and our topic was looking ahead to the new year and thinking about sustainable goals. These goals were personal as well as about the companies and organizations people worked for. It was a great way to kick off the new year and [...]

By |2020-02-15T00:12:52+00:00February 15th, 2020|Blog, MeetGreenChat|1 Comment

Sustainability Round Up – Highlights of 2019

As we start a new year we wanted to take the time to reflect and highlight what happened in 2019. We send a bi-weekly newsletter that highlights what's going on in the world when it comes to sustainability. The latest publication of the Sustainability Round Up highlights the 2019 happenings including technology, architecture, plant-based foods, [...]

By |2020-01-10T21:18:01+00:00January 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Technology|1 Comment

MeetGreen Honored at ImpactPDX

MeetGreen was honored by ImpactPDX for our 25 years of sustainable events this month. It was an evening of celebration, learning, and networking that included a Q & A session with Nancy Zavada, MeetGreen President, to talk about the past 25 years, sustainability, and events. Nancy shares her knowledge and expertise during the interview. What [...]

By |2019-12-10T22:31:20+00:00December 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments