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New Year’s Resolutions 2019 – Greening Events

There’s never been a better time to get started on greening your events. A new year is on the horizon, events are being reinvented to be more experiential, new events are starting up and hope is in the air. So, what’s stopping you? Like any good resolution, the hardest part is getting started, so [...]

By |2018-12-13T01:32:47+00:00December 13th, 2018|Best Practices, Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

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 |2019-01-30T21:45:39+00:00April 19th, 2017|Best Practices, Blog, Resources, Technology, Tips|0 Comments

Top 10 Tips For Your Holiday Events

'Tis the season for holiday events! How do you plan a holiday event with sustainable goals in mind? Don’t worry, we have you covered! The MeetGreen team has put together 10 tips for your holiday events this season that will guide you greener events no matter what the occasion may be. Provide china and linen [...]

By |2018-01-24T23:40:10+00:00November 16th, 2016|Blog, Healthy Events, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

The New Event Binder for the Digital Age

MeetGreen® has undergone a big technological transformation in the past year which has made us faster, more efficient and more sustainable. One of the more exciting changes was the move to tablet devices for our on-site conference logistics. It used to be, during conference season, I would come into the office and see the large [...]

By |2019-01-11T19:19:15+00:00October 6th, 2015|Blog, Technology, Tips|0 Comments

Challenge Yourself at IMEX America

Because I love a good dare, last year I quickly accepted the challenge thrown down by Aaron Elliott, Sustainability Manager at MeetGreen, who is responsible for the green meeting practices at IMEX America.  His challenge was to take selfies showing what the average attendee can do at IMEX America to minimize waste.  Let's say [...]

By |2017-12-21T23:28:51+00:00October 6th, 2015|Blog, Campfire Story, Industry Meetings, Tips|0 Comments

Sustainability Tips: Winning AND Learning

They say, "Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."  Participants in our session at the CMP Conclave this week did both.  Using an outcome driven meeting design, Mariela McIlwraith and I crowdsourced sustainable event tips from Certified Meeting Professionals who strive to produce green meetings and were anxious to learn more. In this collaborative workshop, everyone [...]

By |2017-12-06T03:37:26+00:00September 30th, 2015|Best Practices, Blog, Hospitality Industry, Tips|0 Comments

Tips from the Tap for Events

As this long, hot summer groans on and on, saving precious water is at the top of everyone's minds.  Event organizers have an opportunity to save water on a larger scale based on the decisions they make every day. Did you know that 2 cups of coffee, one tote bag and a 60-page program for [...]

By |2017-12-06T03:42:01+00:00August 18th, 2015|Best Practices, Blog, Tips|0 Comments

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