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A green event is one where thought has gone into each element to make it more sustainable....

A green event is one where thought has gone into each element to make it more sustainable.

Consideration is given for more than just the financial bottom line including the environmental and social impacts of each of the event elements.

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Green Zone 2009 Green Zone 2009 Presentation Transcript

  • “ Green”Zone Presented by: Jaye Marsh Graham
  • Agenda
    • What is a green event?
    • Team Event Building Challenge
    • Exercise Debrief
    • Case Studies
    • Individual Event Debrief
    • Garrison ‘PT’ (PRACTICAL training – no sit ups!)
    • Green Your Supply Train
  • What is a GREEN event?
    • A green event is one where thought has gone into each element to make it more sustainable.
    • Consideration is given for more than just the financial bottom line including the environmental and social impacts of each of the event elements.
  • Team Event Building Challenge
    • Build a ‘green’ event
    • Break into your teams and build an event as green as possible, constrained by the criteria provided.
  • Team Event Building Challenge
    • Birthday Party
    • Wedding
    • Consumer/Trade Show
    • Award Dinner
    • Annual Senior Management off-site meeting
    • Outdoor Community Festival
  • Evaluating Your Elements
    • Is there a local option?
    • What are their business practices?
    • What is it made of?
    • Where did it come from?
    • Where will it end up?
  • Exercise Debrief
    • What did you have to sacrifice? Budget? Design? Greenness?
    • What was the biggest challenge? Maintaining vision? Staying on budget? Re-orienting your thinking?
  • What Does Sustainable Look Like?
    • Sustainable SHOULD look like any other event
    • It’s the STORY behind your event that makes the difference, so tell your story AT the event!
    • Case studies: from ‘The Green White Papers’
    • The Boot Camp green display. Courtesy of Absolute Tent and Event Services
  • Case Studies
    • From the ‘Green White Papers’
    • (available for purchase today)
    • TRADESHOWS: Eco Wedding Show
    • GALAS: The Green Gala
    • LARGE EVENTS: The Brewer’s Plate
    • COMMUNITY EVENTS: Strawberries & Asparagus Festival
  • Eco Wedding Show
  • The Green Gala
  • Strawberries & Asparagus
  • Individual Event Debrief
    • Briefly describe your most recent event.
    • If eco-friendly versions were used. Why?
    • What elements could have been done sustainably?
    • Q&A
  • Garrison ‘PT’
    • Garrison (your office!) ‘practical training’ exercise:
    • GREEN your most recent event
    • Consideration:
    • Local
    • Sustainable Materials
    • Green business practices
    • Power Usage
  • Green Your Supply Train
    • Challenges and benefits of greening your suppliers, clients and company policies.
    • CHALLENGES:
    • Client resistance
    • Vendor and Venue resistance
    • Communicating the Message
  • Green Your Supply Train
    • BENEFITS:
    • PR Messaging
    • Sustainable = consistent resources
    • Budget savings (no, really!)
    • Local economic support
    • Healthy work environment
    • and…it just feels good!
  • The Point
    • Make
    • ‘ greening’
    • obsolete
  • Thank you Toronto’s ‘ Green ’ Event Company www.itspersonal.ca [email_address] 416-827-6510 Thanks to Eco Elements Event Productions for the ‘Green White Paper’