The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry
This week we will discuss about:
:38 Follow up to last week: MPI/American Express survey of the meeting planners on the economy
2:37 Are we having a delayed response in the meeting and event industry to the economy downturn?
5:33 Green meetings are on topic for the meetings industry.
7:31 Corporate social responsibility is the new category the green issues are lumped in (also include Philanthropic events).
9:17 Green hotels standards’ in full swing. Green included in RFPS
10:50 How much does your group pay for bottled water?
13:12 How much food is prepared for your event? Where does the extra food go?
14:11 California Green lodging program – Hilton hotels and Kimpton hotels.
14:55 Carbonfund.org and Sustainable Travel International Carbon offset programs.
16:20 Green meetings are surprisingly affordable.
17:39 Green ideas by audio visual and staging.
18:22 Widescreen is stagings’ new green superstar
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