Resources

/Resources

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 [...]

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+00:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, Resources|3 Comments

Widgets are Everywhere and They are So Fun!

Into this era of "Do It Yourself" technology resources ventures the brave meeting planner. Nowhere can the planner tasked with building event websites and microsites find a better, more savvy augmentation to their important content than by leveraging the wide variety of free and low cost widgets available. What is a Widget? A widget or [...]

By |2018-06-08T22:29:15+00:00April 19th, 2017|Best Practices, Blog, Resources, Technology, Tips|0 Comments

Let’s Change the World

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Gathered in comfy chairs at a historic building on our 20th anniversary, it was time to reexamine and realign MeetGreen’s vision and values. While MeetGreen is a business and [...]

By |2017-12-06T02:51:17+00:00June 20th, 2016|Blog, Resources, Sustainability|0 Comments

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

Whether helping participants find their way, acknowledging sponsors or providing visual brand impact, signs are a staple for events. In fact, if every meeting held in the USA each year used one banner sign, it would use enough material to cover approximately 760 American football fields* Of course not all meetings use banners, but have [...]

By |2018-01-22T23:07:42+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Blog, Resources, Sustainability|0 Comments

Waste is a Noun and a Verb

The Event Industry has a bad reputation for waste.  Several sources rank it in the top five most wasteful industries. From extravagant buffets that never run out to show floors littered with abandoned booths, useless give aways, and leftover printed materials at the end of the event, the waste is evident. We usually define waste [...]

They Say it’s Your Earth Day

In the musical words of the Beatles, “They say it’s your ‘Earth Day.’ Happy ‘Earth Day' to you!"  Alright, maybe not their exact words, but it has a snappy tune and I am sure they would agree. In celebration of making the planet a better place, one event at a time, I share this infographic [...]

By |2018-01-24T22:17:27+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Blog, Resources, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

Read All About It!

Transparency. It is one of our principles. We believe in openly sharing so we can learn, help others learn and strive for a more sustainable future. With that comes the sharing of our Corporate Sustainability Report for all to see. Like the human body, there are some parts we are quite proud of, and others [...]

The Updated MeetGreen® Sustainable Event Kit

An updated version of the MeetGreen® Resource Kit is now available for purchase! The Kit is an invaluable collection of resources designed to make planning sustainable meetings easier. The Kit includes the innovative If One Attendee… fun fact generator, vendor surveys, best practice guides, standards assessment forms and contract language. There are several important and [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:33:09+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Blog, Resources, Sustainability|0 Comments

Not Enough Hours in the Day

#CSRShareDay was held on January 22 and in one 24 hour period, 3725 tweets with 437 contributors had an estimated reach of 802,826, all with the intention of increasing corporate social responsibility. The invention of Andrew Walker, the full day of sharing sustainable event ideas, tips and resources went around the world with moderators from [...]