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Resources for Digital Event Carbon Footprint Accounting

What is the carbon footprint of a digital event? How does it compare to a traditional in-person meeting? Recent events have profoundly changed how we convened and raised many compelling questions related to stakeholder engagement and our environment. While the digital events landscape was not inherently new. The entire delivery systems of an industry had [...]

March MeetGreenChat – Let’s Talk Hybrid Meetings

Hybrid meetings is the topic for the #MeetGreenChat on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021’s! Join us on Twitter at 11:00 AM PT. What are the key components of hybrid meetings? A1 I'd say the key component is distributed participants. Perhaps there is a central site, multiple local clusters, but there is a combination of gathering methods [...]

December MeetGreenChat – Lessons Learned & What is the Silver Lining of 2020

It's the end of year and we just hosted our last #MeetGreenChat. The topic was "Lessons Learned & What is the Silver Lining of 2020", this topic sparked a lot of great conversation. Here's are some of what we discussed: What 3 words describe 2020 to you? A1: Flexibility, Resilience, and Creativity. (there are others, [...]

By |2020-12-07T23:30:37+00:00December 7th, 2020|MeetGreenChat, Technology, Virtual Events|0 Comments

How to Prepare Speakers for Virtual Events

You may be wondering how to prepare speakers for virtual events. It’s an important piece to your planning and preparation. There may be more to the process than you have considered. Preparing speakers for virtual events differs from in-person events in a variety of ways. The amount of speaker training and management is considerable and [...]

By |2020-10-21T19:01:06+00:00October 21st, 2020|Blog, Conference Management, Technology, Virtual Events|0 Comments

Choosing the Best Virtual Event Platform

Virtual event platforms are just one piece of planning virtual meetings. Some great advice to plan virtual events is to “Begin with the end in mind”.  By starting with a clear understanding of the outcome, you can design a program that: Meets your organization’s goals Incorporates your vision Keeps the organization’s culture intact However, selecting [...]

Pivoting from a Face-to-Face Event to a Virtual Event

The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected many industries and the meetings industry is not alone in this. In the early weeks of the pandemic the MeetGreen team had the opportunity to pivot a face-to-face meeting to a virtual meeting. The team had 10 days to make this happen. This year’s Fair Trade Campaigns Conference was [...]

By |2020-06-04T23:56:38+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Technology, Virtual Events|0 Comments

Sustainability Round Up – Highlights of 2019

As we start a new year we wanted to take the time to reflect and highlight what happened in 2019. We send a bi-weekly newsletter that highlights what's going on in the world when it comes to sustainability. The latest publication of the Sustainability Round Up highlights the 2019 happenings including technology, architecture, plant-based foods, [...]

By |2020-01-10T21:18:01+00:00January 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Technology|1 Comment

Paul Salinger – MeetGreen Hero

Long before sustainable events were trendy, when event marketing was not yet a buzzword, Paul Salinger was passionate about the impact of events. Not only in his position with Oracle, but his personal commitment and lifestyle reflect a thoughtful consideration of our planet’s resources. He is the real thing. Leading by example, Paul has openly [...]

By |2018-12-21T21:49:03+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog, MeetGreen Hero, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Introducing MeetGreen’s Tweet Chat

It’s important to us at MeetGreen to provide useful ways to create sustainable events. We love to help educate the community with information that is actionable and easy to execute. We do this in a variety of ways such as infographics, templates, and case studies. We are stepping up our game by adding a new [...]

By |2019-09-27T22:11:07+00:00March 12th, 2018|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Ride the Rails to Sustainability

One of the key components of producing a sustainable event is transportation to the event itself. Too often this important factor is overlooked or, in the case of air travel, ignored like the elephant in the room. We will leave air travel for a subsequent blog and today focus on ground transportation. Savvy event hosts [...]

By |2019-05-13T18:49:53+00:00February 26th, 2018|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments
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