Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. EDT
Sustainability has consistently been named a top concern in the meetings industry, as evidenced by the many committees and task forces devoted to addressing climate change. But new industry research implies the rhetoric is more aspirational than actionable. How can planners move the needle on sustainability initiatives?
Join us for this live, interactive webinar in which practitioners discuss real-world solutions and plans for getting executive and client buy-in and delivering measurable, climate-friendly results.
Earns 1 Hour of CMP Credit
Virginie De Visscher
Senior Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors, Business Events
Virginie leads business development strategy for the Business Events team at Destination Canada, with the goal of attracting events from international markets. She is also the driving force behind the Canadian Business Events Sustainability Plan, a pioneering program geared to the meetings industry that launched in 2022. Through the plan, Canadian destinations receive coaching, training and education to help them build on their existing sustainability programs, and to support the implementation of new plans for meetings, conferences and incentives hosted in Canada.
Michael J. Shapiro
Editor, News & Technology, Northstar Meetings Group
Michael has covered the transformative effects of technology on meetings and travel for more than a dozen years at Northstar, where he also plays a key role in developing content around topical industry trends, hospitality, and a wide variety of destinations. He is a writer, editor, photographer and recently returned expat, following a lengthy stay in Guadalajara — aka the Silicon Valley of Mexico.