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

For the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s 2018 Summit conference, 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. [...]

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 [...]

February MeetGreenChat – Zero Waste

Zero waste is a very popular topic in events, in business, and even at home. There are many innovative ideas out in the world about zero waste and how to achieve that goal. In events it can be tricky to claim a zero waste victory, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try. This month's #MeetGreenChat [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:20:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Does Your Event Say About You?

There is a lot of talk about brands taking stands in today’s marketing world where doing the right thing has become vital to an organization’s reputation and customer base. In the 2018 Edelman Earned Brand study, statistics show that 65% of consumers now buy on belief or buy from brands having similar morals, values, and [...]

By |2019-01-28T19:25:31+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, Conference Management, Sustainability|0 Comments

2019 New Year’s Resolutions for Greening Events

To kick off 2019 right we discussed New Year's resolutions for greening events at this month's #MeetGreenChat! Lot's of great ideas came from the discussions during the tweet chat. Here's are some highlights: What are some elements that make an event green? So many elements to making an event green, some easy wins were around [...]

By |2019-01-11T22:41:41+00:00January 11th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions 2019 – Greening Events

There’s never been a better time to get started on greening your events. A new year is on the horizon, events are being reinvented to be more experiential, new events are starting up and hope is in the air. So, what’s stopping you? Like any good resolution, the hardest part is getting started, so [...]

By |2018-12-13T01:32:47+00:00December 13th, 2018|Best Practices, Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

Fishing for a CSR Project?

Service projects at events don’t need to be dull, cookie-cutter or expensive. They should be related to the participants or organizations skills, interests or favorite charities. They should also be engaging and mindful of making the world a better place. Here we take the opportunity to share a wonderful CSR project held in recently [...]