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Cost Savings of Going Green

It’s budget season again, when everyone is looking to the coming year and hoping for a crystal ball to tell them what the future holds.  While we can’t answer that, what we can say for sure is going green with your events can save money. When you consider the typical conference attendee produces more than [...]

By |2019-11-20T20:10:52+00:00November 20th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

November MeetGreenChat – Sustainability Lessons Learned at Home, Work, and at Events

Our most recent #MeetGreenChat discussions were about "Sustainability Lessons Learned at Home, Work, and at Events". We wanted to discuss the different ways sustainability can be integrated into our lives, whether at home, work, or at events. Large scale versus smaller scale environments or vice versa. Is it possible to implement these strategies and what [...]

By |2019-11-15T18:39:07+00:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

Sustainable Tips for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and the team started thinking about how to celebrate this holiday more sustainably. Here are some sustainable tips for Halloween we’d like to share with you: Costumes Buy costumes from the thrift store and when you are finished using them donate them back to the [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:24:38+00:00October 25th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

Leading by Example During National Fair Trade Month

In 2019, over 370 Fair Trade supporters and advocates gathered in Chicago at Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference to make new connections and take a deep dive on issues at the core of the fair trade movement. Over the course of three days, attendees heard from 70 speakers sharing their insights and expertise on [...]

Gramable Moments from a Sustainable Event

This week the Pacific Northwest Water Clean Water Association gathered for their 86th Annual Meeting. This community of over 1,100 professionals had the opportunity to attend 164 technical sessions over the three days in addition to offsite plant tours, networking events and CSR projects. The MeetGreen team was there in action managing all the logistics [...]

By |2019-09-13T21:02:03+00:00September 13th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

September MeetGreenChat – Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Traveling

Summer is over and the #MeetGreenChat is back! To get back into the swing of things we talked about "Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Traveling". Great topic personally and professionally. Here's a recap of what we learned: Is traveling sustainably presently a part of your trip planning? A1: Yes indeed! Both in terms of packing [...]

By |2019-09-18T22:26:14+00:00September 11th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability, Tips, Travel|0 Comments

Straight Talk About SDGs

The UN Sustainable Development Goals have been ushered into the events industry by influential corporations. They are taking the lead as these goals integrate directly with their organizations’ overall sustainability initiatives. The SDGs offer an opportunity to drive policy and report in an aggregate manner. Event organizers have a critical role in achieving these goals [...]

By |2019-09-16T23:21:23+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, SDGs, Sustainability|0 Comments

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 [...]