Technology

If You Think Virtual Events Are Just a Zoom Call, Think Again!

We have all participated in meetings via Zoom and have seen people's pets, bedrooms, and loved ones appearing on screen. We have had to remind each to mute and unmute, to share their screens, and to turn on their cameras. Thinking a Zoom call is the same as a virtual event is misleading. Our first [...]

By |2020-12-12T00:09:43+00:00December 11th, 2020|Blog, Virtual Events|3 Comments

How to Celebrate this Thanksgiving Holiday

This year’s Thanksgiving celebration here in the US is going to look different due to COVID-19 and depending on where you live there may be stricter restrictions than other areas. I look at it as an opportunity to shift my perspective on what is important and maybe even try something new this holiday season. We [...]

By |2020-11-24T18:12:49+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Tips, Virtual Events|0 Comments

What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?

This year brought virtual events front and center. Along with meeting virtually it also gave us insight into the impacts of sustainability. Have you wondered "What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?". We did and we came up with a way to tell the story of virtual events and their benefits. When you don't [...]

By |2022-02-25T01:31:30+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, SDGs, Sustainability, Virtual Events|2 Comments

Pivoting from a Face-to-Face Event to a Virtual Event

The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected many industries and the meetings industry is not alone in this. In the early weeks of the pandemic the MeetGreen team had the opportunity to pivot a face-to-face meeting to a virtual meeting. The team had 10 days to make this happen. This year’s Fair Trade Campaigns Conference was [...]

By |2020-06-04T23:56:38+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Technology, Virtual Events|1 Comment

Sustainability Round Up – Highlights of 2019

As we start a new year we wanted to take the time to reflect and highlight what happened in 2019. We send a bi-weekly newsletter that highlights what's going on in the world when it comes to sustainability. The latest publication of the Sustainability Round Up highlights the 2019 happenings including technology, architecture, plant-based foods, [...]

By |2024-01-16T01:04:38+00:00January 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Technology|1 Comment

April MeetGreenChat – Sustainable Event Branding

This month's topic for the MeetGreenChat sparked creative examples on how you execute sustainable event branding. This is a very large topic that we tackled in the tweet chat and I am sure we will discuss it again. Read on to find out what we learned from one another. What elements are included in your [...]

By |2019-04-08T21:20:06+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

Ride the Rails to Sustainability

One of the key components of producing a sustainable event is transportation to the event itself. Too often this important factor is overlooked or, in the case of air travel, ignored like the elephant in the room. We will leave air travel for a subsequent blog and today focus on ground transportation. Savvy event hosts [...]

By |2019-05-13T18:49:53+00:00February 26th, 2018|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

MeetGreen Hero – Sam Hummel

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 [...]

By |2023-02-10T21:26:57+00:00September 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

10 Hot Green Meeting Trends for a Cool Planet

Green meeting trends are all the rage and they are cool! Cool trends in sustainable events are 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. [...]

Sourcing a Mobile Event App Platform

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 [...]

By |2017-12-06T04:41:53+00:00June 9th, 2017|Blog, Technology, Tips|0 Comments

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