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Earth Day 2017: Tips for Designing Sustainable Events 

Earth Day 2017: Tips for Designing Sustainable Events  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Whether you’re trying to attract younger guests or simply just want to “do your part,” designing sustainable events is worthy a challenge for any organization.

As our society evolves into a more environmentally conscious mindset (including the increasing popularity of Earth Day), it only makes sense that our industry would follow suit.  If our goal is to create experiences that stick with attendees, aligning with the same philanthropic principles is a no-brainer.

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Environmental Responsibility for Events: How to Go Paperless 

Environmental Responsibility for Events: How to Go Paperless  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

With Earth Day just around the corner, consider this: 75% of millennials are willing to pay more for eco-friendly offerings. And your event is no exception. 

Savvy organizers know that positioning an event as “eco-friendly” is not just the right thing to do. It’s a smart way to align your brand with your audience’s values and protect your bottom line.

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12 Days of Sustainability with MeetGreen

12 Days of Sustainability with MeetGreen | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

As the holiday season ends, we thought it would be fun AND helpful to do a countdown with the 12 Days of Sustainability. Starting on December 25th we posted to our Facebook and Twitter accounts a useful sustainable event tip you could use during the holidays and year round! In case you missed them, here is the full list: Give a plant as a gift that will keep on giving all throughout the year!

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Using Corporate Events to Drive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives

Using Corporate Events to Drive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know in the world of mobile event technology. Follow us for valuable resources, big feature releases, and the latest gossip in event tech!
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Creating Events with Purpose

Creating Events with Purpose | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

A radical shift in global consumer attitude is underway – the rise of the conscious consumer. Today’s events must evolve with them. How can you innovate your events with purpose to build brand love and loyalty for your clients?

People no longer want just products or services – they want authentic experiences with a deeper purpose. Experiences that reflect our values.

The best, most competitive brands in our world today increasingly gravitate toward greater social purpose, sustainability and a net positive impact. They want us to get outdoors instead of shop Black Friday. Or celebrate our imperfect bodies as our real beauty.

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The Most Innovative Green Exhibit Ideas

The Most Innovative Green Exhibit Ideas | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
When designing an exhibit booth most of us think brand impact first. Environmental impacts are rarely top of mind.
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9 Things Students Can Teach You About CSR

9 Things Students Can Teach You About CSR | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Service projects have become a staple fixture of events. But some projects can leave you wondering how effective they are, and who really benefits. This fall students in the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Sustainable Event Management Program were challenged to create a diversity of event concepts that show-and-tell the secrets to effective event CSR. This blog post provides a snapshot of their creative ideas.

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Elevate Your Event with Social Enterprise Thinking

Elevate Your Event with Social Enterprise Thinking | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Social affair? Or social enterprise? Events excel at the former, but what is the latter? And what benefits might social enterprise present to your event? What is Social Enterprise? Ever sat back and wondered: how can I use my event powers for good?

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Emma Dolphin's curator insight, September 11, 2015 7:59 AM

My cup of tea- events and doing some good. useful!

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Four Questions for a Winning Event CSR Project

Four Questions for a Winning Event CSR Project | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Event professionals embed CSR projects into events for altruistic reasons: to give back without the expectation to get in return. However CSR projects that consider only the beneficiary or the donor can fall short of expectations, and be short-lived. So do embed a give-back aspect into your event because you want to create real benefit for others, and ask these questions to ensure it also delivers event and sponsor brand-value.

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10 Tips for Adding Local Destination Flavor to Your Meeting

10 Tips for Adding Local Destination Flavor to Your Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Imagine this: a meeting attendee is sitting in an airport on their way home and someone asks, “How was your time in X city?” and the attendee responds, “I could have been in any city and it wouldn’t have mattered.” They are stuck in the Airport-Taxi-Hotel-Taxi-Airport (ATHTA) rut and are never able to get a taste of the destination.  Not exactly the experience planners are hoping for, especially when a meeting’s success is tied to attendees desire to return for next year’s meeting.

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