Sustainability

Finding Sustainability in an Excessive Industry

Excessive Consumption Finding sustainability in an industry known for excessive consumption. It can be challenging when you are inundated with how fabulous life is with these things. In today’s world filled with displays of excessive consumption such as: Private jets Huge homes Fast fashion Destination weddings Social media influencers show off a world that [...]

By |2024-02-26T23:19:54+00:00February 23rd, 2024|Blog, Conference Management, Sustainability|0 Comments

Cool Things Clients Do – In the Eye of the Beholder

Attendee Experience The host organization of an event says they are sustainable and use the earth’s resources wisely. Are the attendees experiencing the sustainable initiatives? Are they learning how to convene sustainably? What Should an Attendee Expect? For example, if the event organizer states they are reducing the event's carbon emissions, what should you, [...]

Event Waste Reduction: The Unsung Hero

Waste Reduction is Overlooked Event waste reduction is a strategy that encompasses all aspects of sustainability. When it comes to sustainable events, we often hear about: The goal of hosting a zero-waste event Achieving a high level of waste diversion Across the events industry, organizers are striving to push the national average of 32% [...]

By |2023-10-27T21:12:52+00:00October 24th, 2023|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

The Power of the Pig: A Sustainable Approach to Food Recovery

Food Recovery Food recovery is challenging whether you are a conscientious planner, member of a venue team, or a sustainability professional. Ultimately, if we don't implement the recovery process, food waste will continue to pose a significant and ongoing challenge for our conferences and events. Let's talk about the "Power of the Pig!" Food [...]

A Story About Sustainable Production vs. Sustainable Reduction

What do you see in the picture above?Hint: It's not often seen by event attendees…Answer: This is a pile of hundreds of waste bags waiting for sorting at a waste sorting station after a meal serving food on compostable, disposable service ware. It's also a picture of an event doing "the right thing."Here's What They [...]

It Starts with a Question: Food and Beverage

Incorporating sustainability into events may seem daunting. The myriad of options available to make your events more sustainable can leave your head swimming. There is no clear path to immediate success, but keep going. It makes it easier by asking just one question, then another, and then another. Taking a Look at Food and Beverage [...]

Bridging the Gap: The Secret Sauce for Impactful Event Execution

What lies between initial desire to hold an event and the successful execution of the event? At first glance, organizers might think a checklist is enough however the depth of knowledge and experience may leave you confused. For example, if "Order food and beverage" is a line item there's more to it than meets the [...]

By |2023-06-27T18:58:12+00:00June 26th, 2023|Blog, Conference Management, Sustainability|0 Comments

My Event Footprint Tool Helps You Tell Your Sustainable Story

There’s a sustainable story to every event but you may not know how to tell it. We have created an easy-to-use tool to help you. The My Event Footprint asks a few data points from your event and then it will generate fun facts and data for you to use. You will be able to [...]

Start by Asking a Question: Carbon and Attendee Travel

Incorporating sustainability into events may seem daunting. The myriad of options available to make your events more sustainable can leave your head swimming. There is no clear path to immediate success, but don’t let that stop you. By asking just one question, then another, and then another it makes it easier. In this premier post [...]

Lessons in Leadership – American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) held its 103rd Annual Meeting at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado from January 8th to 12th, 2023. Marking the first in-person gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a two-year hiatus. The American Meteorological Society’s commitment to environmental stewardship is impressive. We were honored to be involved this year. [...]

By |2023-10-27T21:16:04+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Blog, Lessons In Leadership, Sustainability|0 Comments

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