LOS ANGELES—Greenglobemeetings.com will be launched to coincide with Green Globe Certification’s participation at IMEX America 2013, October 15 to 17 in Las Vegas. Greenglobemeetings.com brings together all certified Green Globe members who have proven their sustainability credentials and have the skills and knowledge to assist meeting planners create events that are low carbon, low waste and tuned to the activities and lifestyle of the host destination.
The new site is an extension of the sustainable travel and tourism services that Green Globe has pioneered over the last two decades and tailored to meet the specific needs of the meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions sector.
“Green Globe’s collection of certified members are located in all the major meetings destinations around the world,” said Green Globe Certification CEO, Guido Bauer. “From major capitals, to regional cities as well as resort locations, Green Globe properties represent the very best in sustainable travel choices.”
Green Globe Investing in Marketing Member Properties
“Most importantly our member hotels and resorts are some of the leaders in planning and hosting green meetings and Green Globe is putting significant investment into promoting these properties and their sustainable services to the global MICE market,” Bauer added.
Green Globe members offering green meetings via this new website include Scandic, InterContinental, Movenpick and Club Med, which are all suitable for large corporate functions or incentives, as well as many mid-scale and niche properties specializing in customized events, some with opportunities for local engagement and other activities designed to give back to the local region.
Green Globe acknowledges IMEX America’s commitment to reduce, reuse and make better choices in meeting and event planning. Previous IMEX America exhibitions have worked to reduce their environmental footprint with practical achievements including the diversion of 84 percent of waste generated by the exhibition away from landfill, the reuse of 94 percent of carpeting from previous events and having 40 percent of the foods served meeting sustainable criteria.
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