Lessons in Leadership: Event Sustainability

MeetGreen is fortunate to work with progressive organizations who are event sustainability leaders in their industry. IMEX America, Oracle, Unitarian Universalist Association, Business for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council are a few examples. These organizations and their internal sustainability champions are sincerely and deeply interested in driving their events – and by extension, [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:27:57+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Are You Planning for Potential Emergency Scenarios?

As a meeting organizer, you are asked to coordinate a mountain of logistics with the expectation of producing an event that is pleasing and meaningful to attendees, sponsors, board members and other stakeholders. To deliver such an event requires considerable attention to detail and a high level of coordination and communication between your team members [...]

By |2018-09-26T20:22:03+00:00September 26th, 2018|Blog, Conference Management, Emergency Response|0 Comments

Will We See You This Fall?

It's fall and that means we are out and about helping our clients with their events! Will we see you this fall? Here's a list of where you will find us! Crave the Coast Festival Crave the Coast is a celebration of the Oregon coast region’s natural bounty and the talented folks who use these [...]

By |2018-09-27T16:27:50+00:00September 26th, 2018|Blog, Conference Management, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

Greening Your Event’s Supply Chain

The key to success in producing a more sustainable event is to enroll significant vendors. According to the Center for Sustainability Excellence, "Supply chain management is vital. 20% of the suppliers will determine 80% of a company’s environmental impact." This is true of events as well. Sustainability is a collaborative effort and you can’t do [...]

By |2018-08-16T16:41:10+00:00August 15th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Paul Salinger – MeetGreen Hero

Long before sustainable events were trendy, when event marketing was not yet a buzzword, Paul Salinger was passionate about the impact of events. Not only in his position with Oracle, but his personal commitment and lifestyle reflect a thoughtful consideration of our planet’s resources. He is the real thing. Leading by example, Paul has openly [...]

By |2018-09-11T19:43:15+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog, MeetGreen Hero, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

This Sustainable Event is No Easy Feat for 24K Feet

IMEX America continues to raise the bar for event sustainability. Through its integrated planning model and long-term approach, IMEX America embeds green practices across all core functional areas, vendors and business partners from contracting & procurement through post-event reporting. This is no easy feat for a 12K+ attendee hosted-buyer tradeshow held annually at the Sands [...]

By |2018-05-11T17:16:31+00:00May 9th, 2018|Blog, Case Study, Sustainability|0 Comments

Standards, SDGs, Certifications…Oh My!

It is a scary world out there, filled with ever-moving targets to prove your organization is sustainable. It is becoming commonplace for key stakeholders such as clients, board members, vendors, investors and employees to ask about the company’s commitment to planet, people and profit—the triple bottom line. Organizations are working diligently to be perceived as [...]

By |2018-05-11T17:58:47+00:00May 9th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Skipping the Single-Use Plastics at Events

Spring and summer are synonymous with event season. Whether it be conferences, concerts, community events or festivals, chances are we are all heading to at least one in the next few months. In honor of Earth Month, now is a great time to reflect for a moment on impacts these events are having on the [...]

By |2018-04-12T21:34:52+00:00April 12th, 2018|Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

Where You Will Find Us This Spring

The MeetGreen team will be out and about this spring, 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. Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference: March 23 - 25, Washington D.C [...]

By |2018-04-12T21:35:47+00:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Top Chefs Show Off for Events

The Rubber Chicken menu is gone. Today’s generation of catering professionals and hotel executive chefs make menu preparation a true joy and inspiration. In honor of our amazing partners in the kitchen, their dedication to their craft and to giving us the greatest culinary experience possible by eloquently responding to our requests, we’ve created a [...]

By |2018-03-16T20:29:46+00:00March 14th, 2018|Blog, Food & Beverage|0 Comments