Category: Sustainable Event Tips

Sustainable Event Tip #6 – Sustainable Hotel Accommodations

Sustainable Event Tip #6 - Sustainable Hotel Accommodations

For multi-day conferences and conventions, or any large event where your guests will be travelling in from great distances, the sustainability merit of the hotels that they stay at will factor into the event’s overall impact. As an organizer, you can address this by encouraging your guests to stay at hotels that demonstrate an explicit commitment […]

Sustainable Event Tip #5 – Venue Accessibility

Sustainable Event Tip #5 - Venue Accessibility

The first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear the word “sustainability” is the environmental side of it – and only that. Like we described in another blog post, however, sustainability must equally consider the social and economic sides of an issue too. When it comes to the social responsibility of events, accessibility […]

Sustainable Event Tip #4 – Sustainability Requirements in RFPs

Sustainable Event Tip #4 - Sustainability Requirements in RFPs

Your event is a direct reflection of its supply chain – the suppliers that you choose to make your event the spectacular success it is. Whether it’s your venue, caterer, audio-visual, décor, accommodation, transportation, etc., by making responsible and informed purchasing decisions, you can greatly improve the sustainability of your event. First off, you want […]

Sustainable Event Tip #2 – Caterers Diverting Organic Waste

Sustainable Event Tip #2 - Caterers Diverting Organic Waste

Green meetings and events are a direct reflection of their supply chain and, therefore, it’s important to consider how the caterer manages their back-of-house waste during food preparation. Organic waste sent to the landfill has a larger environmental impact than if it’s diverted to a composting facility. For instance, organic waste can take several years to decompose in […]

Sustainable Event Tip #1 – Venue Proximity to Public Transit

Sustainable Event Tip #1 - Venue Proximity to Public Transit

The travel of attendees to and from the event venue can represent the largest contributing factor to an event’s overall carbon footprint when compared to areas like the energy use of the venue or audio visual equipment. This is especially so for large events, where huge numbers of attendees could be coming in from all over the place. Travelling by […]