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HIP Network Acquires Convene Green from ASAE

Plans to Bring Event Sustainability Mainstream to its Network of 7,500+ Planners & Suppliers HIP Network recently announced the acquisition of sustainability platform Convene Green from ASAE (American Society of Association Executives). Previously a stand-alone brand within the ASAE Membership

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New Cannabis Show on Horizon

Cannabis Business Times will introduce a new event to the growing cannabis industry in 2017 – this one offering high-level education on cultivation and business management as well as an exhibit hall filled with modern technologies, solutions, and services for

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Freeman Achieves Industry-First ISO 20121 Sustainability Certification

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, announced today it has received the prestigious ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System certification, the first in its industry to do so on a global scale. The certification is an international standard

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The Environmental Side of Polyester Fabric

By Allison Pocewicz, Marketing Coordinator, Fabric Images, Inc. The quest for environmentally friendly solutions within the tradeshow and exhibition industry is in full swing. While we have previously reviewed the high-level benefits that tension fabric and frame offer, the fabric

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GMIC research illustrates the impact of sustainable events

Green Meeting Industry Council has announced a new research project, “An Analysis of Corporate Brands: How Corporate Brands Use Live Events to Underscore Sustainability Practices.”

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IMEX America raises the ‘green’ bar

Hosted buyers, visitors and exhibitors alike can all enjoy a greener IMEX America this year thanks to a host of sustainability initiatives focusing on waste reduction and education.

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Maryland hotel among first in the U.S. to receive LEED Platinum

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, a property adjacent to the University of Maryland, has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council — LEED’s highest level of certification.

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Informa releases 2014 Greenbuild Sustainability Report

Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate, one of the world’s leading business intelligence, knowledge and events businesses, along with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the 2014 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, highlighting valuable metrics and key benchmarks regarding the

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Cobo Center achieves international green meeting certification

Cobo Center is the ninth U.S. facility to attain certification to the APEX/ASTM Standard, pertaining to the Evaluation and Selection of Venues for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences.

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What color is your conference location?

Meeting and event planners’ days consist of making countless decisions from venue and equipment to decorations and team building activities. Now at the top of their list of considerations is environmental sustainability.

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