First update that is in order:
The Green Meeting Industry Council has announced the agenda for their annual conference. The GMIC's meeting is the only place where the depth and breadth of professionals in the sustainable meetings arena convene to meet. So if you are looking to get information, connect with leaders, innovators and peers in the industry and get your finger on the pulse of what is happening in this movement now is your chance.
Greening the Hospitality Industry Conference 2008
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, BC Canada
February 19 - 21, 2008
Highlights from the GMIC's 2008 Programme:
- Keynote speaker Rohit Talwar will discuss the future of green meetings and sustainability and the imperative for us to think outside the "Four Walls" of our meetings.
- Special optional pre-conference training seminar sponsored by IMEX Future Leaders Forum.
- One on one mentorship forum with leading green meeting experts.
- Update on the development of green meeting standards.
- Educational seminars on sustainable food and beverage, green venues, carbon offsetting, measurement & benchmarking, communications & marketing and community projects.
- Exhibition of green meetings ideas and products.