it’s important to look at everyone involved in a show — from the convention center staff, general contractor, security providers and caterers to the exhibitors, attendees and AV providers — as sustainability stakeholders.
Companies traditionally replace exhibit booths every five years, but that isn’t necessary or wise.
Atlanta’s Westin Peachtree Plaza, the largest Green Seal Silver Level-certified convention hotel in the Southeast, is giving meeting attendees a behind-the-scenes look at its sustainability, conservation and environmental-efficiency practices.
When attendees at GMIC’s annual Sustainable Meetings Conference convene in Chicago in April, they’ll hear a keynote address from Method Products co-founder Eric Ryan. Ryan, a designer and marketer, teamed with boyhood friend Adam Lowry, a chemical engineer, in creating the San Francisco corporation known for its nontoxic, biodegradable natural cleaning supplies sold in minimalistic […]
We need action more than words at this point.
It’s surprising how much green-meetings standards relate to everyday life. Here are some examples.
American Forests is making it easier for your event to go green in a fast and fairly affordable way. Sign up for its Meeting ReLeaf program and the nonprofit will plant a tree in honor of every attendee at your event as part of a U.S. forest restoration project. Meeting ReLeaf is open to any […]
As IMEX America heads toward its second-ever event, officials are sharing key findings about the inaugural trade show’s sustainability efforts. IMEX America is an extension of IMEX in Frankfurt, the worldwide exhibition for meetings and incentive travel. According to sustainability consultants MeetGreen, IMEX America used 66.4 tons of recycled material and avoided a carbon footprint […]
More than 20 hotel companies, including a lot of big names, have agreed to adopt a standard system for measuring their hotels’ carbon footprint, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.