Many planners get pushback from hotels when asking about donating leftover food. A little digging into the issue reveals that, although there is a law that protects people who donate food, it’s still easier for companies to have a blanket policy against it. But that's changing.
It’s time for the meetings industry to move from awareness to action in the global fight against human trafficking, says the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, which held a joint webinar on the topic with ECPAT-USA, an organization dedicated to stopping the commercial sexual exploitation of children....More
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