Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s (SPLC) Summit 2016 hosted at Kellogg Conference Hotel
in Washington DC this spring was an inspiring week focused on best
practice sharing, training, and relationship building amongst purchasing
professionals. Here’s a peek at a day in the life of those tasked with
keeping the conference engine chugging.
6:30am – Good Morning!
The MeetGreen team is on site advancing
the meeting by making sure the rooms are set up correctly, signs are in
place, and registration is tidy and ready for a warm welcome to
attendees. Recycle bins are affixed with instructions on what is and is
not allowed in the containers. We want to make sure cross contamination
is kept to a minimum to avoid that bin going straight to the dumpster!
8:00am- Registration and Breakfast
Conference logistics are in full
execution mode but the conference team is also keeping an eye out for
the shade grown organic coffee and making a bee line as soon as it comes
out. Other delicious features include cage free organic eggs, and
seasonal fruits sourced within 100 miles of the conference venue go like
9:00am – Keynote Kickoff
Excitement is in the air as the
conference officially kicks off. Our production manager makes sure the
rolling slides include sustainability facts and encourage attendees to
make sustainable choices throughout the conference.