Category: Sustainable Event Profiles

Beau’s Oktoberfest is an Impressive Eco-Friendly Event

Beau's Oktoberfest is Impressive as an Eco-Friendly Event

If you haven’t heard of Beau’s Oktoberfest, you’re missing out. Beau’s Oktoberfest is a popular fundraising event hosted by Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. Held in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, the festival is also an eco-friendly event that provides an opportunity to celebrate craft beer, local food and indie music with family and friends in a […]

Rio2016 Olympics: From Sustainable Event Hosting to Long Term Legacies

Overview of event sustainability initiatives at the Rio2016 Summer Olympics

The Rio2016 Summer Olympic Games have just finished with a festive finale. No doubt the Games’ workforce, 50,000 volunteers and the many hosting agencies are exhausted and exhilarated for having delivered the array of competitions, celebrations and cultural events – and all for the first time in South America. Like many visitors, I have a […]

Working with the MIT Sustainability Summit

We’ve been busy bees over here at Green Event Ninjas (couldn’t think of a good ninja pun there). I’ve just returned from a trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where I attended the MIT Sustainability Summit. I was invited to attend because Green Event Ninjas had worked with the summit’s leadership team to plan the event itself in […]

Step aside paper bag princess, Ryerson University’s eco-conscious fashion show leads with style

Plastic Bag Dress

The paper bag princess was so 1990s. Make way for the plastic bag princess! Who knew that a plastic bag evening gown could look so glamorous? This piece by Stephanie Yiu was one of many highlights at Revolution 2014, Ryerson University’s eco-conscious fashion show held on campus on Saturday, February 1st. The fashion show’s mission was to educate new […]

Making a Sustainable Destination of Montréal with Hydroelectric Power

When choosing where to host your event, have you ever thought to consider the nature of the destination city’s source of electricity? I came across an article the other day that was on a blog dedicated strictly to the topic of sustainable destinations. The blog’s author, Shawna McKinley, was interviewing a featured expert from Tourisme Montréal – Marion Ancel. […]