Making Wise Food Choices

It’s January and everyone is trying to make wise food choices for themselves and those they care about. Events are no exception. If you are responsible for selecting the food for your event guests, you know how complex it can be in today’s world. Allergies, dietary preferences, local experiences, budgets and current trends all impact [...]

MeetGreen Hero – Debi Kinney

MeetGreen partners with many socially-minded organizations as part of our work organizing and greening conferences and because of the training services we provide. We’ve been fortunate to have a long-standing relationship with Clean the World whose work along with others in the industry is helping save lives throughout the world. "Hand washing with soap significantly [...]

By | 2018-01-05T21:30:34+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Blog, MeetGreen Hero|0 Comments

Design the Right CSR Project for Your Event

Less than a decade ago, corporate social responsibility activities were unheard of during conferences and events. Today, a majority of event organizers are including them in their program. The most popular form of social responsibility for meetings is a community or legacy project. Community projects fall into the "Feel Good, Look Good" category of CSR, [...]

By | 2017-12-06T04:56:13+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility|0 Comments

MeetGreen Hero – Sam Hummel

When I sat down with Sam Hummel, CEO of Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and told him we consider him to be a passionate user of event technology, he said, “I don’t want to be! I just want functional solutions that fit my needs!” He empathizes with how hard it is to be a technology company [...]

By | 2017-12-06T05:08:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Where Will You Find Us In Fall of 2017?

The MeetGreen team is very busy this fall, you may be wondering where you can find us. You are in luck, we have created a list of all the fantastic events you will find us managing and greening for our client's conferences. ROSCon September 21-22, Vancouver BC Oracle OpenWorld October 1-5, San Francisco, CA IMEX [...]

By | 2017-12-19T01:19:06+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

10 Hot Green Meeting Trends for a Cool Planet

Can sustainability really be cool? You bet! There are cool trends in sustainable events emerging daily as our industry sees a shift to experiential gatherings. The request by attendees to be actively participating in events as a learning tool makes this a perfect opportunity to participate in green meeting initiatives as well. The heightened awareness [...]

MeetGreen Hero – Amanda Medress

Amanda Medress, Director of Communications, The SASB Foundation – Our Hero and Humble Sustainability Leader We’ve had the pleasure of working with Amanda Medress, Director of Communications at The SASB Foundation, over the past few years. Her quiet commitment to event sustainability is vital to fulfilling SASB’s mission with the key stakeholders they convene, and [...]

By | 2018-01-22T22:56:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Time for an Emergency Response Plan

The event dates are set, the venue has been selected, and the contracts are in place. Let the planning process begin! As an event organizer, you have an enormous amount of logistics to coordinate and massage into place as the event rapidly approaches. Everything from the event schedule, to registration, speakers and sponsors, food and [...]

By | 2017-12-06T05:34:35+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Blog, Resources|0 Comments

Sourcing a Mobile Event App Platform

Mission Possible Series A mobile event app used to be an elaborate feature of a conference reserved for the high end, tech savvy event. Now, a mobile app is standard and will warrant an embarrassing comment or two if one is not offered. Mobile event apps provide easy access to event information and can play [...]

By | 2017-12-06T04:41:53+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Blog, Technology, Tips|0 Comments

IMEX Sustainable Practices Contribute to a Better World

When Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Groups says, "We do our part to leave the world a better place than we found it," she is sincere. "With 3,250 exhibitors representing 139 countries, 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries and 12,227 attendees, we are truly the pulse of the meetings industry. We are committed not only to [...]

By | 2018-01-22T22:59:53+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blog, Green Meetings, Measurement, Sustainability|0 Comments