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Hybrid Event Do’s and Don’ts From Real World Experience

We've been pursuing hybrid elements for our future-minded clients here at MeetGreen for nearly a decade. During the pandemic, we took the opportunity to turn our full attention to defining and refining our virtual events processes. With the return to in-person events becoming more common over the last year, we had the chance to bring [...]

Lessons in Leadership: Adaptability and Innovation

MeetGreen has operated as a virtual company from the very beginning over two decades ago and we are adventurers in this world. More than ever before. Adapting Events in 2020 At the beginning of the COVID 19 shutdown in March 2020, the MeetGreen team successfully converted the year’s first face-to-face meeting [...]

MeetGreen’s Top 5 Posts of 2021

We took a look back and here are MeetGreen's top 5 posts for 2021! Topics of sustainability, carbon footprint accounting, digital event gifting, net zero virtual events, and supporting diverse small businesses.  Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living Approachable methods to digesting sustainability that will give you the tools and pep talk you [...]

Can Rethinking Events Future-Proof Your Organization?

The world has shifted dramatically in the past two years. How we work, do business, market, shop, gather, share information, and live day-to-day has undergone a transformation none of us could have expected. Let me be clear, there is no return to "normal," and it is time to future-proof both your personal and business worlds. [...]

MeetGreenChat – Risks Rewards Resilience with Sponsors

We continued our theme of "Risks, Rewards, and Resilience" at our latest #MeetGreenChat. We focused on sponsors and the discussions were lively and interesting! Here's a recap of our discussions: What role do your sponsors play at your events? Sponsors are valued partners; how do you enroll them into your planning process?

Is Meeting In-Person the Best Choice?

Ask the Sustainable Events ExpertKicking our "Ask the Expert" series off we thought we would start with "How to Decide if Meeting In-Person is the Best Choice". This specifically addresses environmental impact decisions. You may be wondering how you can still meet in-person and lower your impact on the environment. The [...]

MeetGreenChat – Risks Rewards Resilience with Event Technology

This month's #MeetGreenChat was all about the risks, rewards, and resilience of event technology. The discussion touched upon a variety of technologies but did not cover it all. It's a big topic to discuss and I'm sure there will be other opportunities to chat about it again in the future. For now, here are the [...]

Lessons in Leadership with Fair Trade Campaigns

A year and a few months after Fair Trade Campaigns held their first Virtual Conference in 2020, I had a chance to talk with Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Director of Communications and Fair Trade Campaigns at Fair Trade USA about the virtual event experience and residual benefits they’ve experienced. Converting to a Virtual Event The decision [...]

What’s the Impact on Digital Event Gifting?

Have you thought about impacts of digital event gifting? Meaning the the swag you send to each participant attending your event. Its definitely less impact to meet online but then you add in the event gifting and that's a whole other story. Many digital events reduce emissions by 95%+ over a typical in-person conference. However, [...]

By |2021-09-17T23:19:08+00:00July 16th, 2021|Blog, Q22021, Sustainability, Virtual Events|1 Comment

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 [...]

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