MeetGreen Hero Sam Hummel

MeetGreen Hero – Sam Hummel

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When I sat down with Sam Hummel, CEO of Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and told him we consider him to be a passionate user of event technology, he said, “I don’t want to be! I just want functional solutions that fit my needs!” He empathizes with how hard it is to be a technology company […]

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 […]

Sourcing a Mobile Event App Platform

Sourcing a Mobile Event App Platform

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Mission Possible Series A mobile event app used to be an elaborate feature of a conference reserved for the high end, tech savvy event. Now, a mobile app is standard and will warrant an embarrassing comment or two if one is not offered. Mobile event apps provide easy access to event information and can play […]

Widgets Are Everywhere

Widgets are Everywhere and They are So Fun!

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Into this era of “Do It Yourself” technology resources ventures the brave meeting planner. Nowhere can the planner tasked with building event websites and microsites find a better, more savvy augmentation to their important content than by leveraging the wide variety of free and low cost widgets available. What is a Widget? A widget or […]

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 […]

Technology Powers Human Connection At SPLC Summit

Technology Powers Human Connection at SPLC Summit

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Technology is an interesting and, some might say, essential aspect of the modern day human experience. An indirect impact can be a loss of a personal connection with your colleagues. The 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Summit has found a way to utilize technology to foster connection, not isolation, and promote attendance at the Summit. […]

Now That Was Big Data

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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, […]