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ConventionPlanit.com partners with Convene Green Alliance

ConventionPlanit.com, a popular registration-free online search directory, is partnering with the ASAE Convene Green Alliance (CGA) to help inform meeting professionals about the many opportunities to do business with environmentally friendly meeting destinations and properties.

ConventionPlanit.com is providing online ads for CGA, promoting and covering its events, posting press releases on its website, and offering discounted listings for CGA corporate members. CGA is providing visibility to ConventionPlanit.com on its website, in its newsletter, and at its events.

“For the last few years we have encouraged all our members with listings on our website to describe their green initiatives,” says ConventionPlanit.com co-founder Katherine Markham, CHME. “Many have done so, and it’s a real benefit to planners who are all looking to hold green meetings.”

For example, the Atlantic City CVA touts the nation’s largest single-roof solar system and energy management program. Positively Cleveland reports that “MSN.com recently featured Cleveland as one of ‘12 unexpected urban areas that are doing good green stuff’” and highlights its LEED Silver-certified Medical Mart & Convention Center that will open in 2013.

Los Angeles CVB advertises the features of its LEED-certified convention center on ConventionPlanit.com. Visit Milwaukee talks about how it offers “one of the nation’s best park systems alongside one of the world’s largest bodies of fresh water.”

Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort talks about its efforts to improve wildlife habitat and water quality to resort-wide recycling programs and a groundbreaking effort to clean up heavy metals contaminating the American Fork River.

Turf Valley Resort in Maryland uses ConventionPlanit.com to publicize its status as a Certified Maryland Green Travel Partner.

ConventionPlanit.com also has a “Green Meetings” page under Planning Resources/Meeting Tools that contains a wealth of resources and links to learn more about green meetings.

“This partnership is a great opportunity for us because ConventionPlanit.com shares our commitment to environmental sustainability in the meetings industry,” says CGA director Chris Wood. “Together we can raise awareness of the resources that we both offer.”

Designed by meeting professionals as an efficient registration-free online search directory, ConventionPlanit.com is a website that quickly refines searches to identify suitable destinations, facilities, and service providers. ConventionPlanit.com connects buyers with sellers and there are no commissions, mark-ups or hidden fees.

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