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6 Simple Steps for Your Next Green Event
According to a 2011 study by MIT, sustainability is an ongoing agenda item for 70% of companies. Even companies like PepsiCo and Siemens are investing in sustainable solutions and programs in hopes of powering the future. And when corporations place a high value on being green, meeting planners must follow.
As our clients spend more resources than ever before on “going green,” meeting planners have added being green to their own agendas.
Luckily, being environmentally aware doesn’t have to be a burden. There are many little things that meeting planners, meeting facilities and meeting participants can do to make their events more sustainable. First, make sure you’ve established an eco-friendly meeting checklist.
Following this will often ensure that your green meeting is more cost-effective, efficient, and easier to implement than those that are not. In honor of Earth Month, we compiled a list of our favorite simple green meeting tips that you can use at your next green meeting or event.
Read more of this sponsored post by Q Center at eventmanagerblog.com.
Still printing that phone book for your conference?
Is it just me or are the phone books dropped on our doorsteps multiplying? Many moons ago, phone book deliveries were a once-a-year occurrence. Some people got pretty excited about it.
I can't help but wonder who's still advertising in that thing? Even more intriguing, who has that sales gig and what's their pitch? Which brings us to today's topic...
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