IMEX Sustainable Practices

IMEX Sustainable Practices Contribute to a Better World

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When Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Groups says, “We do our part to leave the world a better place than we found it,” she is sincere. “With 3,250 exhibitors representing 139 countries, 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries and 12,227 attendees, we are truly the pulse of the meetings industry. We are committed not only to […]

IMEX America Rises to the Challenge

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IMEX America is known for being high energy, vibrant and full of life.  It is also known for balancing those with mindfulness, wellness and healthy practices.  IMEX America is also known for sustainable practices and reducing their environmental footprint even when they are welcoming 10,732 participants using 14,310 room nights visiting 3,100 exhibitors. The first […]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell!

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Is your conference or event becoming more sustainable?  Have you implemented green meeting initiatives?  Are you being more environmentally responsible while in the event destination? Have you told anyone about it? Often, organizations are making positive changes and leaving a lighter footprint on the planet but are not telling participants what is happening on their […]

Challenge Yourself at IMEX America

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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 this […]

Dale Hudson, Change Agent and Hero

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What if you had 10,697 participants from over 150 countries attend your event? Plus over 2,900 exhibitors from 50 countries? All of them your peers in the hospitality industry. And your inspiring goal is, “to be a leader in event sustainability and focus on reducing your environmental impact?” In a desert city? Then you might be Dale […]