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Finding Your Tribe

MeetGreen’s vision is to create a sustainable future through the power of human connection. Through this connection, we start a ripple effect further growing our influence. A few recent experiences have illuminated the impact this approach can have. Della: A few weeks ago, I talked with a doctor looking to encourage the association she is [...]

By |2019-06-17T18:40:57+00:00June 17th, 2019|Blog, Resources, Sustainability|0 Comments

June MeetGreenChat – What are SDGs? How do They Connect to Events?

In this month's tweet chat we wanted to discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals and see how we can connect them with event planning. There are seventeen goals in total and there are several that you can keep in mind while planning your next event. Here's a recap of the #MeetGreenChat: Have you heard of [...]

Lessons in Leadership – SPLC & SDGs

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and recognize purchasing leadership that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and sustainable future. The Annual Summit brings together over 400 purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions to share and promote sustainable purchasing [...]

May MeetGreenChat – What Makes Your Menu Sustainable

There are many things to consider when planning an event, including planning your menu. This month's tweet chat we tackled "What Makes Your Menu Sustainable". This topic sparked great discussions about sustainable menus and we learned from one another that there are many things to consider to create a sustainable menu. Read on to find [...]

What is Your Contribution to the World?

Good question, right? A very thoughtful friend of mine, whose gentle nature comes with a strength that is often underestimated, asks everyone she meets this question, "What is your contribution to the world?" She is naturally curious and believes that each one of us is accountable and has a role to play, even her teenage [...]

By |2019-04-25T00:44:02+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Blog, Sustainability|4 Comments

Conference Temp Staffing: A New Resource To Get the Job Done

For the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s 2018 Summit, MeetGreen had the opportunity to contract temporary staffing with an organization serving people with disabilities through a variety of programs, including job placement. For the many hands needed to keep a conference engine running, conference planners typically look to temporary staffing agencies specializing in event staff. However, [...]

April MeetGreenChat – Sustainable Event Branding

This month's topic for the MeetGreenChat sparked creative examples on how you execute sustainable event branding. This is a very large topic that we tackled in the tweet chat and I am sure we will discuss it again. Read on to find out what we learned from one another. What elements are included in your [...]

By |2019-04-08T21:20:06+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

Shawna McKinley, Hero

Shawna McKinley is a sustainability consultant and educator who is inspired by working with people who improve quality of life in communities. She works to create and implement diverse projects in the tourism, hospitality, event, marketing, non-profit and environmental education fields. She lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Shawna is my personal hero. She is [...]

By |2019-03-27T22:46:47+00:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreen Hero, Sustainability|2 Comments

March MeetGreenChat – Food Waste

Continuing in our discussions about waste this month's tweet chat topic was food waste. There are many avenues that food waste can occur during an event; with proper planning you can minimize this waste in a variety of resourceful solutions. Let's see what the participants in this month's MeetGreenChat had to say about food waste [...]

By |2019-03-14T00:17:04+00:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership – Visit Tillamook Coast

MeetGreen is fortunate to work with many who are sustainability leaders in their industry. These organizations and their sustainability champions are sincerely and deeply interested in driving their events – and by extension, inspiring others – toward sustainable practices. They are doing it right, harnessing the power of events to create change. Today, we focus [...]

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