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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 |2018-09-11T19:43:15+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 |2018-03-12T22:10:48+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 |2018-03-01T17:03:33+00:00February 26th, 2018|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

10 Hot Green Meeting Trends for a Cool Planet

Can sustainability really be cool? You bet! There are cool trends in sustainable events emerging daily as our industry sees a shift to experiential gatherings. The request by attendees to be actively participating in events as a learning tool makes this a perfect opportunity to participate in green meeting initiatives as well. The heightened awareness [...]

Sourcing a Mobile Event App Platform

Mission Possible Series A mobile event app used to be an elaborate feature of a conference reserved for the high end, tech savvy event. Now, a mobile app is standard and will warrant an embarrassing comment or two if one is not offered. Mobile event apps provide easy access to event information and can play [...]

By |2017-12-06T04:41:53+00:00June 9th, 2017|Blog, Technology, Tips|0 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

Announcing the New MeetGreen Calculator 2.0

Why would we develop a new version of our calculator? Because we know now what we didn’t know then... We now know the landscape of sustainable events is constantly shifting, improving, and growing. Our experience has taught us some green meeting practices are simply better at addressing negative impacts or creating benefit than others. For [...]

By |2017-12-20T19:48:49+00:00March 29th, 2017|Blog, Measurement, Technology|0 Comments

Technology Powers Human Connection at SPLC Summit

Technology is an interesting and, some might say, essential aspect of the modern day human experience. An indirect impact can be a loss of a personal connection with your colleagues. The 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Summit has found a way to utilize technology to foster connection, not isolation, and promote attendance at the Summit. [...]

By |2017-12-20T19:57:12+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Technology|0 Comments

Virtual Site Visit – Could It Be a Thing?

Do you need to do a site inspection for an event you are planning or managing? Are you unable to go in person? Have you considered a virtual site inspection? In the age of deep digital resources, a meeting professional and hosting organization can accomplish most of the preliminary inquiry process for property suitability by [...]

By |2017-12-20T22:58:32+00:00January 25th, 2017|Blog, Technology|0 Comments

Risk or Reward? The Double Edged Sword of Event Information Security

In the MeetGreen GreenStorming Hangout last December, I talked with Event Hero’s John Federico about the future of technology and events. One of the most interesting things to come out of the conversation was the idea of how data is impacting events. John said, from his viewpoint, “Events are about data.” With more attendee data, [...]

By |2017-12-06T03:07:35+00:00February 17th, 2016|Blog, Future Trends, Technology|0 Comments