With a much greater understanding and adoption of sustainability in the meetings industry today, says Green Meeting Industry Council President Roger Simons, CMP, the time is perfect for GMIC to drive the cause forward with more vigor....More
It’s shutting down as an association, but the Green Meeting Industry Council will be more visible than ever as a core program within the Convention Industry Council. Here are the implications for members and the meetings industry....More
The Green Meeting Industry Council and IMEX are seeking speaker submission proposals for a sustainability track to take place during IMEX Frankfurt April 19–21.
Sustainability is one of 10 education tracks that will be featured around the 2016 show theme: “You + Me = More Than We.”...More
It’s hard to be green when your meeting venue isn’t. That's why the recently published Second Annual Green Venue Report, a study of the sustainability practices among 30 convention centers around the world, is important for meeting and convention planners....More
With sustainability a strong focus among corporate brands and their customers, a new research project seeks to measure the green practices of Fortune 500 companies now as compared to five years ago—particularly in the realm of meetings and events....More
A two-hour, deep-dive session during IMEX America's Smart Monday October 12 yielded lots of ideas for green and inclusive meetings along with resources for measuring your impact and telling your story....More
Business travelers staying in select Hilton hotels this fall can spend a couple of hours meeting fellow travelers and doing their part to stop world hunger. Stop Hunger Now's Karen Sanders Noe and Hilton Worldwide's Rob Scypinski (pictured) spread the word about their partnership at the 2015 GBTA Convention....More