How wasteful is the meetings, incentive, convention and exhibition industry? No one knows for sure because the industry largely lacks a way to track how much waste it produces. That may change with the Green Venue Report, which recently published its first review of convention center sustainability efforts. The report addressed three main questions: 1) […]
The Georgia World Convention Center is about 27 percent more energy efficient than an average building of similar size and characteristics.
Special report from Lisa Kraus. The second session I attended at the Green Meeting Industry Council’s Sustainable Meetings Conference on day two was all about the benefits of virtual meetings. As someone who champions live events (especially PYM LIVE Events), it is difficult for me to accept why a company would choose a virtual meeting. […]
PYM’s Lisa Kraus continues her adventure in meeting sustainably… Day two at the GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference brought attendees into a day-long, jam-packed schedule of several breakout sessions at the very green Colorado Convention Center. I loved being greeted by the convention center’s signature Blue Bear (right). First, we were treated to a welcome address […]