MeetGreen in the News:

 
April 12, 2017 – Lisa Plummer Savas “Check Out New Sustainable Events Calculator; Take Global Survey on Convention Center Sustainability Trends” for Tradeshow News NetworkMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

April 10, 2017 – “MeetGreen Launches MeetGreen Calculator 2.0 for Sustainable Events” for Green Lodging NewsMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

April 06, 2017 – “MeetGreen Launches the MeetGreen Calculator 2.0” for ExhibitorMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

March, 2017 – Patrick Simms “Environmentally Responsible Meetings” for The Meetings MagazineMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

February 13, 2017 – Tamara Muldoon “Green Your Meeting” for Meeting News NWMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

October 26, 2016 – Tracy Stuckrath “Prepared by Not Served – Combating Food Waste in the Meetings Industry” for LinkedInMeetGreen is mentioned. Read

August 16, 2016 – M+IT Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees for Meetings + Incentive Travelannounces Shawna McKinley as one of the list of inductees. Read

June 02, 2016 – IMEX America Launches New CSR Project In Sync With World Environment Day for ETN Global Travel IndustryMentions MeetGreen. Read

June 02, 2016 – “New for IMEX America? Think Garbage Grabbing”. An article on MeetingsNet with mentions of MeetGreen. Read

April 8, 2016 – MeetGreen To Offer CSR Event Planning Services Through Give2Get by Sara J.F. Braley for Meetings and Conventions. MeetGreen was mentioned for the CSR consulting. Read

April 2016 – MeetGreen Offers Community Service Assist for Meetings Today. MeetGreen was mentioned for the CSR consulting. Read

April 2016 – Making It Easy To Do Good for Meetings Today. MeetGreen was mentioned for the CSR consulting. Read

March 17, 2016 – “How to Meet Green”. A case study from Dawn Baldwin examining the 2015 Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting for Event Manager Blog. MeetGreen was the sustainability consultant for this meeting. Read

March 3, 2016 – “Strategic Event Sustainability” by Corin Hirsch. An article for PCMA Convene. Nancy Zavada was quoted in the article Read

February 29, 2016 – “Meetings and Climate Change”. Implications of the Paris climate accord on the meetings industry from PCMA Convene. Nancy Zavada and Shawna McKinley are quoted. Read

February 1, 2016 – “22 Millennials to Watch”. MeetGreen’s Aaron Elliott is named as a Millennial to watch in the meetings industry by Meetings and Conventions. Read

November 12, 2015 – “Going Green – How IMEX America Showcased the Triple Bottom Line”. An Article from Time Warner Cable on sustainability initiatives at IMEX America 2015. Read

October 12, 2015 – “20 Totally Doable Ideas for Greener, Kinder and Better Events” An article from MeetingsNet about Nancy Zavada’s session at IMEX America 2015. Read

October 6, 2015 – “The Book on Green Meetings” A review of Meet Better, a new book on Green Meetings by Nancy Zavada, Shawna McKinley and Mariela McIlwraith by Meetings and Conventions. Read

September 10, 2015 – “Going Green: 5 Best Practice Sustainable Events” MeetGreen case study for Oracle OpenWorld is referenced in this article about best practices for sustainable events from Classic Venue Solutions. Read

September 5, 2015 – “The Green Team” MeetGreen is featured in Meetings Focus cover story. Read

September 1, 2015 – “Is Your Meeting Really Green?” Nancy Zavada is quoted in this article from Corporate and Incentive Travel on how tech companies are leading the way in eco-responsible practices. Read

August 21, 2015 – “10 Tips to Minimize Food Waste at Events” MeetGreen and Shawna McKinley mentioned in an article about minimizing food waste at events from BizBash Read

August 19, 2015 – “IMEX America Expands Sustainability Initiatives for 2015” International Meetings Review covers MeetGreen’s sustainability initiatives for IMEX America. Read

August 5, 2015 – “Virtual Event Technology: The Human Choice?” MeetGreen and our client Unitarian Universalist Association are featured in this piece about Virtual Event Technology from Virtual Edge Institute. Read

July 30, 2015 – “Time for Some R&R: Dog Days of Summer Gallery” MeetingsNet profiles how meeting professionals relax during the dog days of summer. Nancy Zavada is featured. Read

July 15, 2015CMP Today writes about Meet Better: 167 Ways to Make Your Events More Environmentally and Socially Responsible. Read

July 10, 2015 – “Green Meetings Q&A with Shawna McKinley and Paul Salinger” from Smart Meetings. Read

July 7, 2015 – “Book Review: 167 Easy Inspirations for Greener Meetings” MeetingsNet reviews Meet Better. Read

July 1, 2015 – “Reducing Food Waste at Your Meetings” Shawna McKinley is quoted in PCMA Convene. Read

May 28, 2015 – “9 Ways to Encourage Exhibitors to Go Green” Shawna McKinley is quoted in BizBash. Read

May 8, 2015 – “Calculate Your Carbon Emission” Meetings and Conventions Magazine writes about the MeetGreen and TerraPass partnership. Read

April 16, 2015 – “APEX/ASTM Standard Off to Mixed Start” Green Lodging News writes about the APEX/ASTM standards. Shawna McKinley is quoted. Read

April 15, 2015 – “Measure Green” Ignite Newsletter talks about the MeetGreen Calculator® and the book Simple Steps to Sustainable Meetings. Read

March 27, 2015 – “Easy Carbon Calculator for Events” MeetingsNet article about the MeetGreen and TerraPass partnership. Read

March 26, 2015 – “Strategic Partnership Aims to Lower the Carbon Footprint of Conferences and Events Across the Country” 3BL Media article about the MeetGreen and TerraPass partnership. Read

January, 2015 – “Earth Friendly” MeetGreen is featured in an article for the Alaska Airlines Magazine on green meetings. Many calculations in the article were generated using the “If One Attendee…” tool from the MeetGreen® Sustainable Event Kit Read


Blogs & Articles:

September 27, 2016 – “How To Get Started On Sustaianble Events” An article written by Nancy Zavada. Read

August 25, 2016 – “Location, Location, Location” An article written by Nancy Zavada. Read

August 20, 2016 – “Rio 2016: Sustainability Success or Fail? ” An article written by Shawna McKinley. Read

July 05, 2016 – “The Most Innovative Green Exhibit Ideas”. An article written by Shawna McKinley. Read

June 08, 2016 – “Tips for Ending Food Waste at Events”. An article written by Nancy Zavada. Read

June 03, 2016 – “Canadian programs help make buying seafood for your event a little less fishy”. An article written by Shawna McKinley. Read

March 21, 2016 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on 20 Tips for a More Accessible Event. Read

February 25, 2016 – Nancy Zavada writes for Meetings Today on Take a Leap Forward (Toward Sustainability) Read

January 11, 2016 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on 9 Things Students Can Teach You About CSR. Read

November 25, 2015 – Nancy Zavada writes for Meetings Today on water scarcity and events. Read

October 28, 2015 – Nancy Zavada writes for Meetings Today. Transparency Key to Sustainable Events. Read

October 19, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on 5 Steps To Green Hotel Site Selection – Read

October 3, 2015 – Nancy Zavada writes for Meetings Today. Going Green: Waste Not. Want Not. Read

August 13, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on The Benefits of Nature Based Event Design. Read

August 5, 2015 – Nancy Zavada writes for Meetings Today. Going Green: Sustainable First Steps. Read

July 22, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on 30 Ideas to Get Your Green Event Transportation Plan Moving. Read

July 10, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog about 10 Venues Embracing Sustainability. Read

June 24, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog about 11 Tips for Better Event Floral. Read

June 18, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Corporate Meetings Network about Sustainable exhibit design: How one Canadian company is changing exhibits for good. Read

June 16, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on Event Swag: From Drag to Brag in Four Steps. Read

May 6, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on Does Your Event Play Fair? Read

April 29, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog about 9 Great Green Menu Themes. Read

April 10, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on Event Waste. Read

April 1, 2015 – Nancy Zavada writes for MeetingsNet being a hero on Earth Day. Read

April 1, 2015 – Aaron Elliott writes for Collaborate on 5 Steps to a Greener Meeting. Read

March 23, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on 8 Steps to Improve Your Event With a Waste Audit. Read

March 9, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog about 5 Insights from 20 Years of Dumpster Diving at Events. Read

February 23, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on How the Sharing Economy is Changing Events. Read

February 4, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on how to Power up your Event with Green Energy Ideas. Read

January 19, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog on How to Prevent Event Volunteer Fail. Read

January 7, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Event Manager Blog about why a sustainability policy is the first step to event sustainability – Read

January 7, 2015 – Shawna McKinley writes for Corporate Meetings Network on 25 ways your event can give back – Read

View Shawna McKinley’s articles on Event Manager Blog

Audio/Video:

Oct 2, 2014Events Uncovered TV interviews Shawna McKinley on why all meetings planners are not organizing sustainable events. Watch

September 24, 2014 – Carole Garner hosts a webinar for Meetings Focus on Green Meeting Essentials. Watch

July 29, 2014 – Aaron Elliott on the Meetings Podcast shares 5 easy steps for a greener IMEX – Listen

July 18, 2014 – Shawna McKinley and Nancy Zavada talk about sustainable meetings on the Meeting Pros Radio PodcastListen

June 28, 2014 – Nancy Zavada is interviewed about sustainability and event technology on the EventTech PodcastWatch