Green Meetings

An Earth Day Sustainability Checklist for Green Venues

How does your venue’s sustainability effort measure up? Read this checklist, compiled in honor of Earth Day 2020, to see if your green game is up to the challenge, or how to catch up if you’re behind the sustainable buildings curve. Read more.

 

EIC Centre for Sustainable Events Debuts to Help Planners Save Planet

The Events Industry Council (EIC) along with global industry partners launched the EIC Centre for Sustainable Events. This virtual space will offer resources and knowledge for those in the meetings and events industry looking to implement or increase sustainable practices. It also provides resources for planners to connect with others that are already doing so.

10 Easy Ways to Boost the Sustainability of Your Event

Employ these 10 sustainability tips from MeetGreen to start your journey toward greener meetings and events. From reducing food waste to eliminating paper, adopting these inexpensive strategies will provide cost savings, water savings, energy efficiency and address larger social issues.

IHG Joins Marriott and Disney in Eliminating Mini Toiletries

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has joined other major hotel chains, such as Marriott and Disney, in eliminating miniature bathroom amenities. The company will switch to bulk-size amenities in nearly all of its 843,000 guest rooms worldwide by 2021.

MeetGreen Presents Its Hottest Sustainable Food & Beverage Trends for Events

Providing sustainable food and beverage options at your meeting or event doesn’t mean you have to skimp on the quality of the experience. Leading meetings industry sustainability expert Nancy Zavada, president of MeetGreen, who has been preaching the gospel of sustainability at events for more than 20 years, offers up some best practices for planners.

EIC Unveils New Sustainability Principles and a Pledge

In late January 2019, the Events Industry Council (EIC) released four new sustainability principles that incorporate all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and define what a fully sustainable event is for the first time. The initiative, aimed at encouraging and helping planners and organizations implement sustainable practices, entailed months of collaboration among leading industry voices.