Where will You Find Us In Fall 2017

Where Will You Find Us In Fall of 2017?

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The MeetGreen team is very busy this fall, you may be wondering where you can find us. You are in luck, we have created a list of all the fantastic events you will find us managing and greening for our client’s conferences. ROSCon September 21-22, Vancouver BC Oracle OpenWorld October 1-5, San Francisco, CA IMEX […]

Green Meeting Trends

10 Hot Green Meeting Trends for a Cool Planet

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Can sustainability really be cool? You bet! There are cool trends in sustainable events emerging daily as our industry sees a shift to experiential gatherings. The request by attendees to be actively participating in events as a learning tool makes this a perfect opportunity to participate in green meeting initiatives as well. The heightened awareness […]

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 […]

Why Bother With Sustainable Practices At Your Events

Why Bother with Sustainable Practices at Your Meetings?

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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 […]

MeetGreen Calculator 2.0

Announcing the New MeetGreen Calculator 2.0

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Why would we develop a new version of our calculator? Because we know now what we didn’t know then… We now know the landscape of sustainable events is constantly shifting, improving, and growing. Our experience has taught us some green meeting practices are simply better at addressing negative impacts or creating benefit than others. For […]

BSR Conference 2016

BSR Conference 2016: A Day In the Life of a Sustainable Event Manager

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The annual BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential events devoted to sustainability. Now entering its 25th year, the BSR Conference brings together a global audience of close to 1,000 senior business executives and entrepreneurs from the public sector and civil society to explore emerging trends and innovative solutions to crucial sustainability questions. […]

Behind the Scenes at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

Behind the Scenes at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

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Greetings from San Francisco, home of Oracle’s OpenWorld event! As a Sustainability Project Manager, my role during an onsite visit is to meet with all the vendors who play an important part in driving the sustainability elements of the event, take in all the sustainability sights and activities, and document EVERYTHING! 8:00am: Breakfast Breakfast and […]

Contributing to a Better Future

Contributing to a Better Future

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“We do this work because we want future generations to be able to experience all of the beauty and abundance of our planet. For the past thirteen years, the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly has been living their faith by putting their Seven Principles into practice. They have engaged a dozen cities in the process […]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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In this topsy-turvy world, it appears the only thing constant is change. Change is coming at each of us from all directions right now and, like many here at MeetGreen, you may be struggling to make sense of it all. There is no better time to slow down, examine priorities and consider all the things […]