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Why Bother with Sustainable Practices at Your Meetings?

Indeed. Why bother with sustainable practices at your meetings? Why bother recycling on the show floor? Why bother serving local food? Why bother choosing seafood from a sustainable fishery? Why bother asking venues if they use renewable energy? Why bother measuring your environmental footprint? Why bother reusing signage? Why bother choosing condiments in bulk? Why [...]

By | 2017-12-19T02:59:01+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

Now That Was Big Data

Twenty-three filing cabinets, 4 printers, 117 binders, 3 label makers, copious amounts of index cards, reams of letterhead and one lonely typewriter later, we said goodbye to the past and completed our move to MeetGreen’s new headquarters.  With an increase in employees working virtually, we decided it was time to change to a more efficient, [...]

By | 2017-12-06T03:17:39+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Blog, Change, Sustainability, Technology|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+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Blog, Campfire Story, Industry Meetings, Tips|0 Comments

No Cookie Left Behind

As the general session started and participants had already moved from the continental breakfast to find their seats, a man rushed up to me and he was furious. “There is one flavor of yogurt left, the selection of pastries is dismal,” he yelled, “and the only fruit left is apples!” I agreed and explained while [...]

By | 2017-12-06T03:44:08+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Blog, Change, Future Trends, Hospitality Industry|0 Comments